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Kansas City Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Kansas City Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Kansas City, Missouri

There are at least 29 colleges in Kansas City, listed and described below. These schools represent 34,016 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 22,692 full-time students, and a reported 2,959 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include University of Missouri-Kansas City, Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley, Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods and Rockhurst University. For a prestigious selective school, you might want to look at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary or University of Missouri-Kansas City.

We also provide an extensive list of Missouri Colleges.

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Kansas City Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, //nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

Donnelly College
608 N 18th St
Kansas City, KS

  • Programs: Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities, Health professions and related programs, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 382
  • In-State Tuition: 6720
  • Out-of-State tuition: 6720

Kansas City Kansas Community College
7250 State Ave
Kansas City, KS

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: Communications technologies/technicians and support services, Computer and information sciences and support services, Personal and culinary services, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Family and consumer sciences/human sciences, Legal professions and studies, Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities, Multi/interdisciplinary studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 5625
  • In-State Tuition: 2580
  • Out-of-State tuition: 7380

House of Heavilin Beauty College-Kansas City
5720 Troost
Kansas City, MO

  • Programs: Personal and culinary services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: Less than 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 31

Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City
3200 Broadway
Kansas City, MO

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Engineering, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, Family and consumer sciences/human sciences, Legal professions and studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 17821
  • In-State Tuition: 5100
  • Out-of-State tuition: 6720

WellSpring School of Allied Health-Kansas City
9140 Ward Pkwy Ste 100
Kansas City, MO

  • Programs: Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies, Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 241

Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City
1001 E. 101st Terrace, Suite 325
Kansas City, MO

  • Programs: Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians, Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 807

Vatterott College-Kansas City
4131 N. Corrington Ave
Kansas City, MO

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: Computer and information sciences and support services, Personal and culinary services, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies, Construction trades, Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians, Precision production, Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 426
  • In-State Tuition: 11665
  • Out-of-State tuition: 11665

Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Kansas City
4100 Raytown Road
Kansas City, MO

  • Programs: Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 139
  • In-State Tuition: 17760
  • Out-of-State tuition: 17760

Heritage College-Kansas City
1200 East 104th Street
Kansas City, MO

  • Programs: Personal and culinary services, Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies, Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 316

National American University-Zona Rosa
7490 North West 87th Street
Kansas City, MO

  • Programs: Computer and information sciences and support services, Legal professions and studies, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective services, Health professions and related programs, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 286
  • In-State Tuition: 12600
  • Out-of-State tuition: 12600

Regency Beauty Institute-Independence
14133 East Highway 40
Kansas City, MO

  • Programs: Personal and culinary services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: Less than 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 44

Pinnacle Career Institute-North Kansas City
11500 N Ambassador Ste 221
Kansas City, MO

  • Programs: Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians, Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 135

City Vision University
3101 Troost Ave. Suite 200
Kansas City, MO

  • Programs: Multi/interdisciplinary studies, Theology and religious vocations, Health professions and related programs, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 106
  • In-State Tuition: 6000
  • Out-of-State tuition: 6000

Transformed Barber and Cosmetology Academy
1229 E. 63rd Street
Kansas City, MO

  • Programs: Personal and culinary services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: Less than 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 78

Everest College-Kansas City
1740 W 92nd St
Kansas City, MO

  • Programs: Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective services, Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: Less than 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 269

L'Ecole Culinaire-Kansas City
310 Ward Parkway
Kansas City, MO

  • Programs: Personal and culinary services, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 202
  • In-State Tuition: 13500
  • Out-of-State tuition: 13500

Colleges in Kansas City with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, //nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

Avila University
11901 Wornall Rd
Kansas City, MO

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Legal professions and studies, English language and literature/letters, Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities, Biological and biomedical sciences, Mathematics and statistics
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 1885
  • In-State Tuition: 25500
  • Out-of-State tuition: 25500

Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary
15800 Calvary Road
Kansas City, MO

  • Programs: Education, Multi/interdisciplinary studies, Theology and religious vocations, Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians, Visual and performing arts, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: Other Protestant
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 319
  • In-State Tuition: 10080
  • Out-of-State tuition: 10080

Kansas City Art Institute
4415 Warwick Blvd
Kansas City, MO

  • Programs: Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communications technologies/technicians and support services, Education, Family and consumer sciences/human sciences, English language and literature/letters, Visual and performing arts
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 645
  • In-State Tuition: 35120
  • Out-of-State tuition: 35120

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
5001 N. Oak Trafficway
Kansas City, MO

  • Programs: Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, Theology and religious vocations, Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: Southern Baptist
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 1419
  • In-State Tuition: 6500
  • Out-of-State tuition: 6500

University of Missouri-Kansas City
5100 Rockhill Rd
Kansas City, MO

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Natural resources and conservation, Architecture and related services, Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Engineering, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 16685
  • In-State Tuition: 8169
  • Out-of-State tuition: 21330

Nazarene Theological Seminary
1700 E Meyer Blvd
Kansas City, MO

  • Programs: Theology and religious vocations
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: Church of the Nazarene
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 269

Research College of Nursing
2525 E. Meyer Boulevard
Kansas City, MO

  • Programs: Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 385
  • In-State Tuition: 32075
  • Out-of-State tuition: 32075

Rockhurst University
1100 Rockhurst Rd
Kansas City, MO

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Communication, journalism, and related programs, Education, Engineering, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, Legal professions and studies, English language and literature/letters, Biological and biomedical sciences, Mathematics and statistics
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 2825
  • In-State Tuition: 34000
  • Out-of-State tuition: 34000

Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences
624 Westport Road
Kansas City, MO

  • Programs: Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 516
  • In-State Tuition: 13560
  • Out-of-State tuition: 13560

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
1750 Independence Ave
Kansas City, MO

  • Programs: Biological and biomedical sciences, Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 1163

Concorde Career College-Kansas City
3239 Broadway
Kansas City, MO

  • Programs: Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 435

ITT Technical Institute-Kansas City
9150 East 41st Terrace
Kansas City, MO

  • Programs: Computer and information sciences and support services, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Legal professions and studies, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective services, Visual and performing arts, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Bachelors
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 203
  • In-State Tuition: 17748
  • Out-of-State tuition: 17748

DeVry University-Missouri
11224 Holmes Rd
Kansas City, MO

  • Programs: Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective services, Health professions and related programs, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 484
  • In-State Tuition: 17052
  • Out-of-State tuition: 17052
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