There are 43 colleges within 50 miles of Kansas City. Located in Missouri with a population of 459,787, the closest colleges are ranked by distance from Kansas City. The nearest college is Colorado Technical University Kansas City at a distance of 1.7 miles from Kansas City center. This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable options or not ready for a full four year program, consider local Kansas City community colleges.


List of Colleges near Kansas City
College Location Distance from Kansas City
Colorado Technical University Kansas City
Enrollment: Tuition: $10,700
North Kansas City, Missouri 2 miles from Kansas City center
Metropolitan Community College Business & Technology
Enrollment: Tuition: $4,710
Kansas City, Missouri 3 miles from Kansas City center
Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Enrollment: 1,419 Tuition: $6,340
Kansas City, Missouri 4 miles from Kansas City center
Donnelly College
Enrollment: 382 Tuition: $6,822
Kansas City, Kansas 5 miles from Kansas City center
Metropolitan Community College Penn Valley
Enrollment: Tuition: $4,710
Kansas City, Missouri 4 miles from Kansas City center
Kansas City Art Institute
Enrollment: 645 Tuition: $35,270
Kansas City, Missouri 6 miles from Kansas City center
ITT Technical Institute Kansas City
Enrollment: 203 Tuition: $18,048
Kansas City, Missouri 7 miles from Kansas City center
Rockhurst University
Enrollment: 2,825 Tuition: $34,790
Kansas City, Missouri 7 miles from Kansas City center
University of Missouri Kansas City
Enrollment: 16,685 Tuition: $7,837
Kansas City, Missouri 6 miles from Kansas City center
Vatterott College Kansas City
Enrollment: 426 Tuition: $12,544
Kansas City, Missouri 6 miles from Kansas City center
Metropolitan Community College Maple Woods
Enrollment: Tuition: $4,710
Kansas City, Missouri 8 miles from Kansas City center
Park University
Enrollment: 11,720 Tuition: $11,470
Parkville, Missouri 8 miles from Kansas City center
Research College of Nursing
Enrollment: 385 Tuition: $28,620
Kansas City, Missouri 8 miles from Kansas City center
Grantham University
Enrollment: 11,721 Tuition: $6,500
Kansas City, Missouri 11 miles from Kansas City center
Kansas City Kansas Community College
Enrollment: 5,625 Tuition: $3,240
Kansas City, Kansas 11 miles from Kansas City center
Metropolitan Community College Blue River
Enrollment: Tuition: $4,710
Independence, Missouri 12 miles from Kansas City center
National American University Independence
Enrollment: 436 Tuition: $13,395
Independence, Missouri 11 miles from Kansas City center
National American University Zona Rosa
Enrollment: 286 Tuition: $13,395
Kansas City, Missouri 11 miles from Kansas City center
William Jewell College
Enrollment: 1,063 Tuition: $32,330
Liberty, Missouri 11 miles from Kansas City center
Pinnacle Career Institute South Kansas City
Enrollment: 807 Tuition: $14,048
Kansas City, Missouri 13 miles from Kansas City center
Avila University
Enrollment: 1,885 Tuition: $26,450
Kansas City, Missouri 15 miles from Kansas City center
Pinnacle Career Institute North Kansas City
Enrollment: 135 Tuition: $14,048
Kansas City, Missouri 14 miles from Kansas City center
The Art Institutes International Kansas City
Enrollment: 183 Tuition: $15,540
Lenexa, Kansas 13 miles from Kansas City center
University of Phoenix Kansas City Campus
Enrollment: Tuition: $11,320
Kansas City, Missouri 13 miles from Kansas City center
Brown Mackie College Kansas City
Enrollment: 337 Tuition: $12,672
Lenexa, Kansas 15 miles from Kansas City center
Cleveland Chiropractic College
Enrollment: 456 Tuition: $9,120
Overland Park, Kansas 15 miles from Kansas City center
DeVry University Missouri
Enrollment: Tuition: $15,915
Kansas City, Missouri 14 miles from Kansas City center
Metropolitan Community College Longview
Enrollment: 17,821 Tuition: $5,280
Lees Summit, Missouri 16 miles from Kansas City center
National American University Overland Park
Enrollment: 309 Tuition: $13,395
Overland Park, Kansas 15 miles from Kansas City center
Wright Career College
Enrollment: 872 Tuition: $13,100
Overland Park, Kansas 14 miles from Kansas City center
National American University Lee's Summit
Enrollment: 261 Tuition: $13,395
Lee Summit, Missouri 16 miles from Kansas City center
Central Baptist Theological Seminary
Enrollment: 359 Tuition: $9,140
Shawnee, Kansas 17 miles from Kansas City center
Johnson County Community College
Enrollment: 19,091 Tuition: $3,180
Overland Park, Kansas 17 miles from Kansas City center
Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary
Enrollment: 319 Tuition: $11,320
Kansas City, Missouri 20 miles from Kansas City center
MidAmerica Nazarene University
Enrollment: 1,884 Tuition: $26,150
Olathe, Kansas 21 miles from Kansas City center
University of Saint Mary
Enrollment: 1,427 Tuition: $25,620
Leavenworth, Kansas 22 miles from Kansas City center
Wentworth Military Academy & Junior College
Enrollment: 787 Tuition: $19,000
Lexington, Missouri 37 miles from Kansas City center
Pinnacle Career Institute Lawrence
Enrollment: 97 Tuition: $14,048
Lawrence, Kansas 40 miles from Kansas City center
University of Kansas
Enrollment: 27,259 Tuition: $10,825
Lawrence, Kansas 39 miles from Kansas City center
Baker University
Enrollment: 2,689 Tuition: $27,160
Baldwin City, Kansas 42 miles from Kansas City center
Benedictine College
Enrollment: 2,189 Tuition: $26,200
Atchison, Kansas 43 miles from Kansas City center
Missouri Western State University
Enrollment: 5,513 Tuition: $7,090
Saint Joseph, Missouri 45 miles from Kansas City center
Vatterott College Saint Joseph
Enrollment: 116 Tuition: $12,063
Saint Joseph, Missouri 47 miles from Kansas City center

All tuition data is sourced from the 2015/2016 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey. Tuition may exclude fees. Please consult school detail page for comprehensive cost information.