As a Midwestern region of USA, Missouri has always attracted many people here for quality education. Major cities like Kansas City, Springfield, Columbia and St. Louis along with capital- Jefferson City offer top notch educational institutions in Missouri. Not only for local students, Missourian institutes have also attracted international students and presently houses over 14,000 of them. It also has high credentials to attract international students.
Here are top 5 Missouri based institutes which have attracted many global students –
Washington University in St. Louis: It is a private research university of Missouri, established in 1853 and since has attracted students from more than 100 nations. Named after George Washington, this university due to its high standards is ranked in the top global universities’ list. The university campus comprises of 7 graduate and undergraduate schools in various academic fields. Originally founded as Art and Science College, Washington University also provides courses in engineering, law, architecture, business, design and visual art, medicine and social work. The university campus also has 14 libraries with over 4 million volumes. With accommodation facilities at their best, Washington University is surely one of the best educational institutes of Missouri.
University of Missouri: It is the largest public research university in Missouri which first started its academic year in Columbia in 1839. The university offers over 280 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees programs in law, medicine, media, etc. University of Missouri has around 32,000 students from 115 nations in 20 academic colleges and is thus one of the leading institutes of USA. The university also has the second largest library in the State of Missouri and has campuses in Rolla, Kansas City and St. Louis. 23 on-campus residential halls provide good accommodation facilities to the students studying here.
Saint Louis University: Founded in 1818, this Jesuit University is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. The campus houses around 13,000 students studying in various certificates, undergraduate, graduate and professional courses in arts, business, politics, science, etc. With 4 library buildings, the campus in all has 131 buildings with good accommodation facility for students who are from over 110 countries.
Missouri State University: Formerly known as Southwest Missouri State University, this Springfield based institute was established in 1905. It is Missouri’s second largest university with around 20,000 enrollments from all USA states and over 80 countries. The academic divisions of the university includes colleges of arts, business, education, health, applied science with over 150 undergraduate major programs and over 45 graduate programs. With 40 campus buildings including 9 residential halls, Missouri State University provides all-round assistance to the students studying here.
Webster University: This non-profit private university in Missouri is one of the global universities with over 100 campuses in various parts of the world. Situated in a St. Louis suburb of Webster Groves, the university offers various courses in undergraduate and graduate programs in fields like liberal arts, performing arts, business and management, teacher education, etc. Established in 1915, the university has around 21,000 students from over 125 nations.
Apart from these universities Drury University, Truman State University, Lincoln University, Lindenwood University, A T Still University, Rockhrust University, Evangel University, etc. are part of 67 higher education institutes that offer world class education in Missouri.