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2023 Top Private Universities in Missouri

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  1. #1 Top Private Universities in Missouri.

    Washington University in St. Louis

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    4 Year,

    SAINT LOUIS, MO,

    1518 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says WashU is a great school academically and will have no problem challenging your limits in most major programs and courses. That being said, students still have the freedom to push themselves as hard...Student life is not super high-energy, but still active. Most students I acquainted myself with were approachable and highly talented.The area around WashU and the medical school is affluent and there were few safety concerns when I attended. Forest Park and the Sumers Rec Center provide both indoor and outdoor spaces for people to...Overall, I'd spend my college years here again without hesitation!.

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 16%,

    Net Price: $27,233,

    SAT Range: 1480-1560,

  2. #2 Top Private Universities in Missouri.

    Saint Louis University

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    4 Year,

    ST. LOUIS, MO,

    2092 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I enjoy the environment of SLU, in the sense of the great community of students, the dedicated staff, and the grounds themselves. I would recommend most anyone to think about applying to SLU. Even....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 56%,

    Net Price: $27,872,

    SAT Range: 1160-1370,

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  4. #4 Top Private Universities in Missouri.

    Maryville University

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    4 Year,

    SAINT LOUIS, MO,

    667 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Overall the online academics program is phenomenal! The pace of information is a bit fast paced with semesters split into two terms but canvas and professors excel in ensuring students have a clear....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 95%,

    Net Price: $28,087,

    SAT Range: 1040-1250,

  5. #5 Top Private Universities in Missouri.

    Rockhurst University

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    4 Year,

    KANSAS CITY, MO,

    404 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Rockhurst was amazing right off the bat! Being an incoming freshman, it was certainly a nerve racking feeling. However, the schools orientation threw all of those doubts out the window. We....

    Read 404 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 73%,

    Net Price: $21,518,

    SAT Range: 1050-1230,

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  7. #8 Top Private Universities in Missouri.

    Drury University

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    4 Year,

    SPRINGFIELD, MO,

    638 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Overall, I have enjoyed my experience at Drury. I love the small class sizes, the short walks to even my farthest class, and all of the people. However, campus housing is a joke. I lived in....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 71%,

    Net Price: $19,190,

    SAT Range: 1030-1250,

  8. Southwest Baptist University

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    4 Year,

    BOLIVAR, MO,

    390 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says If you're looking for a Christ-centered community, dedicated professors who truly care about your wellbeing, an education that will prepare you for your field, and friends for life--look no further....Also, it's been said they "give out scholarships like candy" and I didn't have to take out a single student loan. Private universities don't have to cost you an arm and a leg! Go for it!.

    Read 390 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 73%,

    Net Price: $18,202,

    SAT Range: 950-1130,

  9. Park University

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    4 Year,

    PARKVILLE, MO,

    1280 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says If I could use one word to describe Park University, it would be 'family.' Though Park's slogan is "one family", I chose the word family to describe my experience at Park due to the small, close feel...Outside of your own experiences, the faculty and staff are incredibly helpful. As someone who became heavily involved on campus, some of the faculty became great friends of mine and were instrumental...I cannot recommend giving Park University a second look enough.Go, Pirates!.

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    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $15,470,

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