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Schools Offering Science Programs in Missouri


Around 3.9% of Missouri's graduates graduate from science degree programs every year. Thus, Missouri's 45 science schools put out approximately 6,990 science professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Missouri with a science program is Webster University, which is located in Saint Louis. In 2010, it was ranked 30th nationwide. In 2010, 636 students graduated from Webster University's science program. Webster University charged in-state students $21,748 in tuition fees per year.

Westminster College, which was ranked 39th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Missouri that has a science program. It is located in Fulton. In 2010, Westminster College graduated 45 students from its science program. Tuition at Westminster College was $19,760 per year.

Stephens College, which is located in Columbia, is the third-ranked school in Missouri that has a science program. It received a ranking of 42nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 14 students graduated from Stephens College science program. Tuition at Stephens College was $25,400 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Missouri's science schools ranges from $40,369 per year to $1,920 per year. But, the average tuition is $13,375 per year. In 2010, the following Missouri science schools had the highest tuition rates:

  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 science schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Missouri were:

  1. Crowder College - located in Neosho, students are charged $1,920 per year
  2. Missouri State University-West Plains - located in West Plains, students are charged $3,394 per year
  3. Missouri Southern State University - located in Joplin, students are charged $4,530 per year

A science degree from a Missouri school... what next?

Environmental scientist, biology professor, science professor, biophysics scientist , and chemist are the professions of choice for a majority of science graduates in Missouri. 6,240 science professionals were working in Missouri in 2010. Of these, were life scientists. In addition, 1,120 were environmental scientists, and 970 were biology professors. The following counties have the largest number of Missouri science professionals:

  1. Bond County - 3,130 science professionals
  2. Franklin County - 2,640 science professionals
  3. Boone County - 370 science professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of science professionals in the state of Missouri will grow to 5,680. This would require a 13% growth in the field.

Salary

science professionals in Missouri make an average of $74,941 per year. In 2010, however, some Missouri science professional earned as little as less than $31,380 per year or as much as more than $117,340 per year. The following counties in Missouri have the highest average salaries for science professionals:

  1. Bond County - $81,498 per year
  2. Franklin County - $78,129 per year
  3. Doniphan County - $64,350 per year

On average, science professionals earn the least in the following Missouri counties:

  1. Callaway County - $43,410 per year
  2. Butler County - $44,980 per year
  3. Jasper County - $45,030 per year

On average, the highest paid science professionals in Missouri were:

  1. Biophysics Scientist - $137,300 per year
  2. Clinical Research Scientist - $79,770 per year
  3. Animal Scientist - $79,570 per year

The science professionals with lowest average salaries in Missouri were:

  1. Biology Professor - $62,400 per year
  2. Environmental Scientist - $50,150 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Missouri statistics regarding a career in science. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as engineering or chemical engineering.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Science in Missouri
  • Bachelor's Degree in Science in Missouri
  • Master's Degree in Science in Missouri
  • Doctoral Degree in Science in Missouri
  • Certificate in Science in Missouri

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,350 miles from location University of Missouri-Columbia Columbia MO 40.0709 41% 31,237
6,405 miles from location Missouri State University Springfield MO 35.1751 57% 20,371
6,244 miles from location Webster University Saint Louis MO 70.0021 38% 19,372
6,242 miles from location University of Missouri-St Louis Saint Louis MO 25.4763 41% 16,534
6,237 miles from location Saint Louis University-Main Campus Saint Louis MO 35.9842 23% 16,317
6,350 miles from location Columbia College Columbia MO 22.5455 32% 15,556
6,471 miles from location University of Missouri-Kansas City Kansas City MO 27.6206 38% 14,799
6,242 miles from location Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis MO 47.1167 30% 13,575
6,476 miles from location Park University Kansas City MO 24.2346 53% 12,775
6,426 miles from location University of Central Missouri Warrensburg MO 30.4658 51% 11,191
6,198 miles from location Southeast Missouri State University Cape Girardeau MO 28.8196 47% 10,801
6,252 miles from location Lindenwood University Saint Charles MO 57.1604 55% 10,408
6,482 miles from location Northwest Missouri State University Maryville MO 30.4083 41% 7,076
6,322 miles from location Missouri University of Science and Technology Rolla MO 32.7752 46% 6,814
6,361 miles from location Truman State University Kirksville MO 35.1898 40% 5,781
6,479 miles from location Missouri Western State University Saint Joseph MO 17.4939 n/a 5,703
6,471 miles from location Missouri Southern State University Joplin MO 24.3231 58% 5,701
6,406 miles from location Drury University Springfield MO 29.0015 49% 5,489
6,250 miles from location Missouri Baptist University Saint Louis MO 24.0369 46% 4,836
6,466 miles from location Crowder College Neosho MO 18.5042 n/a 4,482
6,411 miles from location Southwest Baptist University Bolivar MO 23.5388 31% 3,716
6,362 miles from location A T Still University of Health Sciences Kirksville MO 0.442487 n/a 3,702
6,252 miles from location Maryville University of Saint Louis Saint Louis MO 30.1378 48% 3,534
6,342 miles from location Lincoln University Jefferson City MO 15.6751 n/a 3,314
6,369 miles from location Central Methodist University-College of Graduate & Extended Studies Fayette MO 0.893999 n/a 3,134
6,470 miles from location Rockhurst University Kansas City MO 30.406 26% 3,029
6,242 miles from location Fontbonne University Saint Louis MO 24.6262 41% 2,863
6,330 miles from location William Woods University Fulton MO 22.5596 24% 2,412
6,328 miles from location Missouri State University-West Plains West Plains MO 16.1516 n/a 2,162
6,404 miles from location Evangel University Springfield MO 23.9791 50% 1,955
6,472 miles from location Avila University Kansas City MO 22.53 27% 1,893
6,396 miles from location Missouri Valley College Marshall MO 17.8358 36% 1,789
6,405 miles from location College of the Ozarks Point Lookout MO 35.6208 93% 1,347
6,350 miles from location Stephens College Columbia MO 58.0968 48% 1,231
6,254 miles from location Logan College of Chiropractic Chesterfield MO 1.31326 n/a 1,111
6,330 miles from location Westminster College Fulton MO 61.3658 29% 1,087
6,461 miles from location William Jewell College Liberty MO 28.6091 21% 1,083
6,369 miles from location Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Fayette MO 21.0328 34% 1,051
6,299 miles from location Hannibal-Lagrange College Hannibal MO 21.2492 33% 1,042
6,260 miles from location Sanford-Brown College Saint Peters MO 24.7073 n/a 779
6,306 miles from location Culver-Stockton College Canton MO 22.2938 19% 754
6,471 miles from location University of Phoenix-Kansas City Campus Kansas City MO 7.71755 n/a 635
6,250 miles from location University of Phoenix-St Louis Campus Maryland Heights MO 5.45973 n/a 462
6,409 miles from location Forest Institute of Professional Psychology Springfield MO 0.0310769 n/a 260
0 miles from location University of Phoenix-Springfield Campus Springfield MO 3.68541 n/a 143
 

Curious what studying Science gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Missouri

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Life Scientists, All Other + n/a $63,750
2
Chemists + 1,970 $63,460 -14.3%
3
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other + 1,470 $63,130 11.4%
4
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health + 1,120 $50,150 8.7%
5
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary + 970 $62,400 9.0%
6
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists + 460 $79,770 -76.3%
7
Animal Scientists + 130 $79,570
8
Physicists + 120 $137,300 140.0%
 

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