Best Colleges For Returning Adults
- St. Louis (MO,IL) -

Adults returning to college and other "non-traditional" students comprise the majority of all degree-seekers in the USA. College Factual’s St. Louis (MO,IL) Ranking of the Best Colleges For Returning Adults was designed to specifically address the unique concerns of students who fall outside the "norm" of first-time, full-time degree seekers under the age of 24.

Best Colleges For Returning Adults - St. Louis (MO,IL) -

Washington University in St Louis tops our St. Louis (MO,IL) list of the Best Colleges For Returning Adults. WUSTL charges tuition and fees of $48,093. The college has an acceptance rate of 17.1%. The average 2016 SAT score for those admitted is 1,530. The average salary for recent graduates is $82,000.

The total ranking includes 9 colleges. Within the complete list tuition and fees ranges from $11,306 to $48,093 (in-state from $9,442 to $48,093). Acceptance rates range from 17.1% to 90.6%, estimated average 2016 SAT scores range from 1,060 to 1,530 and average salaries of graduates range from $56,000 to $82,000.

RankUniversity/CollegeLocationTuition & Fees
1Washington University in St LouisSaint Louis, Missouri$48,093
2Fontbonne UniversitySaint Louis, Missouri$23,790
3Saint Louis University - Main CampusSaint Louis, Missouri$39,226
4Lindenwood UniversitySaint Charles, Missouri$16,022
5McKendree UniversityLebanon, Illinois$27,930
6University of Missouri - St LouisSaint Louis, Missouri$10,065 / $25,512
7Webster UniversitySaint Louis, Missouri$25,500
8Southern Illinois University EdwardsvilleEdwardsville, Illinois$9,442 / $11,306
9Maryville University of Saint LouisSaint Louis, Missouri$26,958

Best Colleges For Returning Adults Methodology Overview

A non-traditional student could be a working adult going back to school, a parent, or another student who needs to take part-time classes due to other responsibilities. Our Rankings for Returning Adults were developed based on the premise that these students are looking for flexible learning options, as well as high-quality outcomes for graduates. Thus our rankings emphasize colleges that offer the ability to take online courses and other factors that are important to older students. Within the mix, you’ll find traditional schools that offer online programs, as well as accredited online colleges that provide the best outcomes for students. Read our full Best Colleges For Returning Adults Methodology for more information.

Find The Best Colleges For Returning Adults Near You

Looking for local options? Explore these colleges based on your region, state or city.

Students that went to this school also considered:

Apply for Scholarships