Several Missouri colleges were recently ranked among the “Best Colleges in the U.S.” by U.S. News & World Report.
Washington University in St. Louis ranked 14th among in the “national universities” category and 17th in “best value.” Also in the national universities category, St. Louis University tied for 103rd overall, and 56th in best value.
The University of Missouri in Columbia ranked 122nd among national universities, 58th in the top public schools category, and rose 13 spots in the overall best value category for national universities, ranking 72nd on the list.
Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri, ranked 6th overall, 1st among public universities and 1st in best value in the regional colleges category.
College of the Ozarks, located near Branson, Missouri, ranked first or tied for first in four categories — regional Midwest colleges, best value schools for the Midwest region, most innovative schools and top performers in social mobility.
Other Missouri schools ranking in the regional Midwest colleges category are Cottey College at 4th, William Jewell College at 8th, Drury University at 12th and Webster University at 16th.
Missouri has long been known for producing world-class talent and is home to many top-flight universities. With more than 3 million educated workers, Missouri’s talent pool is deep, specialized and experienced in our state’s key growth areas of advanced manufacturing, agtech, logistics and more.