College Rankings - Friendliest Townies/Locals in Missouri

Sometimes, "townies," or residents who live in a college town, get a bad rap. But these colleges and universities have affable townsfolk who embrace students for their youth, willingness to learn, and—more importantly—their business.

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1
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO
9.38 / 10
2
Northwest Missouri State University
Maryville, MO
9.30 / 10
3
Evangel University
Springfield, MO
9.28 / 10
4
Washington University in St. Louis
Saint Louis, MO
9.20 / 10
5
Park University
Parkville, MO
9.15 / 10
6
College of the Ozarks
Point Lookout, MO
9.08 / 10
7
William Jewell College
Liberty, MO
9.07 / 10
8
Stephens College
Columbia, MO
9.03 / 10
9
Drury University
Springfield, MO
9.02 / 10
10
Lindenwood University
Saint Charles, MO
8.95 / 10
11
Maryville University
Saint Louis, MO
8.95 / 10
12
Central Methodist - Liberal Arts
Fayette, MO
8.94 / 10
13
Southwest Baptist University
Bolivar, MO
8.92 / 10
14
Missouri Southern State University
Joplin, MO
8.90 / 10
15
Webster University
Saint Louis, MO
8.85 / 10
16
Kansas City Art Institute
Kansas City, MO
8.85 / 10
17
University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, MO
8.84 / 10
18
Missouri - Kansas City
Kansas City, MO
8.79 / 10
19
St. Louis College of Pharmacy
Saint Louis, MO
8.77 / 10
20
Westminster College - Missouri
Fulton, MO
8.72 / 10
21
Missouri Valley College
Marshall, MO
8.70 / 10
22
Rockhurst University
Kansas City, MO
8.69 / 10
23
Missouri Baptist University
Saint Louis, MO
8.69 / 10
24
Missouri S&T
Rolla, MO
8.67 / 10
25
Avila University
Kansas City, MO
8.67 / 10