College Education In Missouri: Missouri includes 34 public institutions and 89 private institutions of higher learning. The state’s most well known schools include the University of Missouri, Washington University in St. Louis and St. Louis University. There are also many junior colleges, trade schools and church universities scattered across the state.
Missouri Colleges In the Rankings: U.S. News and World Report rankings: National Rankings – Washington University in St. Louis (#12) St Louis University (#80), University of Missouri, Columbia, (#96).
A Closer Look at Missouri Education: Missouri funds a $2,000 renewable merit-based scholarship known as “Bright Flight,” which is given to the top three percent of Missouri high school graduates who attend an in-state university.
Did You Know? St. Louis is renowned for its Budweiser beer and for having some of the most ‘knowledgeable’ baseball fans in the country rooting for the St. Louis Cardinals.