Best Colleges near Kansas City, Missouri

Ranking Institution name Students Distance from the city
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Kansas City, mo
227 1 miles
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Kansas City, mo
36 1 miles
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Kansas City, mo
555 1 miles
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Kansas City, mo
1 486 1 miles
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0 1 miles
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Kansas City, mo
289 1 miles
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0 1 miles
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Kansas City, mo
124 2 miles
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Kansas City, mo
8 309 2 miles
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Kansas City, mo
262 2 miles
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Kansas City, mo
40 2 miles
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Kansas City, mo
4 267 2 miles
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Kansas City, mo
348 2 miles
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Kansas City, mo
739 2 miles
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Kansas City, mo
161 2 miles
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Kansas City, mo
300 2 miles
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Kansas City, mo
167 2 miles
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Kansas City, mo
588 2 miles
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0 2 miles
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Kansas City, mo
163 2 miles
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Kansas City, mo
38 2 miles
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Kansas City, mo
6 894 2 miles
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0 2 miles
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Kansas City, mo
753 2 miles
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Kansas City, mo
810 2 miles
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Platte City, mo
40 2 miles
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Kansas City, mo
659 2 miles
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Kansas City, mo
425 2 miles
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Kansas City, mo
71 2 miles
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Kansas City, mo
74 2 miles
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Kansas City, mo
133 2 miles
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Kansas City, mo
1 093 2 miles
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Kansas City, mo
0 2 miles
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Independence, mo
60 2 miles
35
Parkville, mo
1 230 8 miles
36
Gladstone, mo
108 8 miles
37
North Kansas City, mo
104 10 miles
38
Liberty, mo
1 011 13 miles
39
Raytown, mo
3 14 miles
40
Lee Summit, mo
19 16 miles
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Independence, mo
64 16 miles
42
Blue Springs, mo
99 18 miles
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Raymore, mo
62 23 miles
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Smithville, mo
42 23 miles
45
Wildwood, mo
658 25 miles
46
Louisburg, mo
9 33 miles
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Harrisonville, mo
30 34 miles
48
Lexington, mo
334 39 miles

Education in Kansas City

Kansas City’s (Missouri) residents over 25 years of age with some college degree constitute 23.41 of the city’s population. Two-year college graduates make up 6.66. The share of four-year college graduates and Master graduates is 19.23 and 8.46 respectively. The shares of those with professional degree and doctorate degree are 2.21 and 1.01 accordingly.

Economy of Kansas City

The household income in Kansas City, Missouri, is 45150 compared to the country’s average of 53046. The family median income is 57314. The sales and income taxes are 8.35 and 7. Income per capita is 26806. The unemployment rate makes 6.7 compared to 6.3 in the entire United States.

Cost of living in Kansas City

The overall cost of living in Kansas City, Missouri, is 94 average for the entire country, if we take the average indicator for the United States as 100. The indicator of charges for utilities services is 106, the cost of housing is 78. Transportation expenses make 103 points, and health and grocery costs are 98 and 97.2 respectively.

Air pollution and health in Kansas City

The indicator of air quality in Kansas City, Missouri, is 74.8 on a scale from 0 to 100 points (higher is better), according to EPA reports. The water quality is among the worst with the index of 20 compared to 55 for the United States. The number of physicians per 100 thousand residents is 286 and the overall health costs make 97.8 if we take the indicator of 100 as country’s average.

Climate in Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri, gets 215 sunny days per year, compared to the country’s average of 205. The number of days with precipitations is 93 – Kansas City has the annual rainfall of 36.8 inches and snowfall of 17.7 inches. The comfort index on the scale from 0 to 100 (higher is better) based on the effect of humidity and temperature is 34. The UV exposure index is 4.4.


Data provided by U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences nces.ed.gov