Missouri Technical Schools

A technical school can help prepare students for a career in dozens of different industries. Technical careers opportunities are plentiful in technical electronics and computer technology industries, accounting, office, and new media technologies, and maintenance technologies. Technical school graduates work as science technicians, pharmacy technicians, veterinary medical technicians and paramedics, engineering technicians, sound engineering technicians and more. Most technical schools offer a wide variety of degree options, so finding a technical school should be easy. The trick is to find an accredited technical school with a high placement rate. Fortunately, several Missouri technical schools fit the bill.

Missouri technical schools offer certificates, associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and advanced degrees in technical related fields. Missouri’s best technical schools include Missouri University of Science and Technology (est. 1870), Ozarks Technical Community College (est.1990), and Linn State
Technical College (est.1961). Overall, the state of Missouri has 34 public and 94 private institutions with more than 311,271 students enrolled. Thousands of students attend technical school with 15,000 students enrolled in Missouri’s top technical schools alone. According to the latest figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau, undergraduate technical school enrollment is 266,000+ students across the nation.

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Facts and Figures for Missouri Technical Schools

Average Tuition Costs On-Campus

The average cost for tuition and fees at a public Missouri technical school is $6,643 per academic year. The average cost for tuition and fees at private Missouri technical schools is $17,464 per academic year.

Average Tuition Costs Online

The tuition costs for online Missouri technical schools start at around $200 per credit hour. For graduate school, tuition starts at around $300 per credit hour. Students will pay the same tuition and fees for online technical programs as they would for on-campus programs, but you will save a significant amount of money by eliminating room & board expenses as well as transportation costs. The average room and board costs for public Missouri colleges is $6,741 per academic year.

Noted On-Campus Missouri Technical Schools and Enrollment

Missouri University of Science and Technology (avg. enrollment, 6,815 students)
Ozarks Technical Community College (avg. enrollment, 9,667 students)
Linn State Technical College (avg. enrollment, 877 students)

Noted Online Technical Schools Available in Missouri

Ozarks Technical Community College
Linn State Technical College
Ranken Technical College
The Colorado Technical University
DeVry University-Kansas City, MO
ITT Technical Institute-Southeast St. Louis

Accredited Missouri Technical Schools

Missouri University of Science and Technology
Ozarks Technical Community College
Linn State Technical College
Ranken Technical College

Sources
Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2007, 126th Ed.
Princeton Review
National Center for Education and Statistics
The U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Department of Education

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