Liberal Arts in Missouri

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Schools Offering Liberal Arts Programs in Missouri


Approximately 4.3% of graduates in of Missouri receive liberal arts degrees every year. Thus, Missouri's 59 liberal arts schools put out approximately 7,726 liberal arts professionals each year.

Top Schools

Webster University, which was ranked 30th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Missouri that has a liberal arts program. It is located in Saint Louis. 6 students graduated with a degree in liberal arts from Webster University in 2010. Tuition at Webster University was $21,748 per year.

The second-ranked school in Missouri that has a liberal arts program is Westminster College. Westminster College, which was ranked 39th in the country in 2010, is located in Fulton. In 2010, 3 students graduated from Westminster College liberal arts program. Students at Westminster College paid $19,760 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Missouri that has a liberal arts program is Cottey College. Cottey College, which was ranked 40th in the country in 2010, is located in Nevada. In 2010, 129 students graduated from Cottey College liberal arts program. Cottey College charged in-state students $15,100 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Missouri's liberal arts schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $11,137 per year, though tuition can range from $40,369 per year to $1,704 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Missouri liberal arts schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Washington University in St Louis - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $40,369 per year
  2. Saint Louis University-Main Campus - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $32,656 per year
  3. William Jewell College - located in Liberty, students are charged $28,450 per year

The liberal arts schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Missouri were:

  1. East Central College - located in Union, students are charged $1,704 per year
  2. St Charles Community College - located in Saint Peters, students are charged $1,920 per year
  3. Crowder College - located in Neosho, students are charged $1,920 per year

A liberal arts degree from a Missouri school... what next?

The largest populations of Missouri liberal arts professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Bond County - 840 liberal arts professionals
  2. Franklin County - 340 liberal arts professionals
  3. Christian County - 190 liberal arts professionals

Salary

liberal arts professionals in Missouri make an average of $52,250 per year. However, this number is only an average. Liberal arts professional in Missouri had varying salaries from $26,910 to $74,810 per year in 2010. The counties in Missouri with the highest average salary for liberal arts professionals are:

  1. Bond County - $57,820 per year
  2. Audrain County - $50,360 per year
  3. Boone County - $49,060 per year

Liberal arts professionals in the following counties in Missouri make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Franklin County - $48,730 per year
  2. Boone County - $49,060 per year
  3. Audrain County - $50,360 per year

The liberal arts professionals with highest average salaries in Missouri were:

  1. Humanities Professor - $52,250 per year

The liberal arts professionals with lowest average salaries in Missouri were:

  1. Humanities Professor - $52,250 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Missouri statistics regarding a career in liberal arts and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as liberal arts or English.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Liberal Arts in Missouri
  • Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Arts in Missouri
  • Master's Degree in Liberal Arts in Missouri
  • Doctoral Degree in Liberal Arts in Missouri
  • Certificate in Liberal Arts in Missouri

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 1,520 $52,250 10.9%
 

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