Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students
- Missouri -

Adults returning to college and other "non-traditional" students comprise the majority of all degree-seekers in the USA. College Factual’s Missouri Ranking of the Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students 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 Non-Traditional Students - Missouri -

William Woods University tops our Missouri list of the Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students. William Woods charges tuition and fees of $23,040. The college has an acceptance rate of 73.1%. The average 2016 SAT score for those admitted is 1,050. The average salary for recent graduates is $59,000.

The total ranking includes 29 colleges. Within the complete list tuition and fees ranges from $7,887 to $26,905 (in-state from $7,322 to $26,300). Acceptance rates range from 55.4% to 100.0%, estimated average 2016 SAT scores range from 1,050 to 1,280 and average salaries of graduates range from $56,000 to $91,000.

RankUniversity/CollegeLocationTuition & Fees
1William Woods UniversityFulton, Missouri$23,040
2Missouri University of Science and TechnologyRolla, Missouri$9,637 / $26,905
3Webster UniversitySaint Louis, Missouri$26,300
4University of Missouri - ColumbiaColumbia, Missouri$9,518 / $25,892
5University of Central MissouriWarrensburg, Missouri$7,322 / $13,767
6Lindenwood UniversitySaint Charles, Missouri$16,332
7Fontbonne UniversitySaint Louis, Missouri$24,610
8University of Missouri - Kansas CityKansas City, Missouri$9,563 / $23,363
9Hannibal - Lagrange CollegeHannibal, Missouri$21,880
10Columbia College MissouriColumbia, Missouri$7,887
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Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students 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 non-traditional students 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 Non-Traditional Students Methodology for more information.

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