Education in Missouri
The state of Missouri has 832 public high schools and 188 private high schools for a total of 1,020. High school students in Missouri enjoy the 18th best student to teacher ratio and the state is also 20th in the country when it comes to high school enrollment. The high school graduation rate in Missouri is 84 percent, which is above the national average and the dropout rate is 2.9 percent, which is below the national average.
Advanced Degrees in Missouri
Missouri has a very dynamic list of public and private universities that offer a wide array of degrees. Some of the more prominent Missouri universities include the University of Missouri, Lincoln University, Truman State University and the Missouri University of Science and Technology. Approximately 28.1 percent of Missouri residents have some form of college degree and the more popular courses of study are:
– Engineering Management