In Missouri, there are all kinds of higher education options: public, private, secular, religiously-affiliated, large universities, and smaller private colleges. Missouri is known for its culture and famous attractions such as the Gateway arch and city of St. Louis. This southern state, usually recognized in the academic realm for its more well-known universities such as the University of Missouri or Washington University in St. Louis, is also home to highly regarded and selective Liberal Arts colleges.
Westminster College, located 25 miles outside of Columbia in Fulton, Missouri, this school combines a relatively low total cost with a moderate acceptance rate, making it a good choice for many students. Freshmen at Westminster are assigned three different advisers to help them conquer the transition from high school to college. A unique feature of this college is its housing system, which is based not only on seniority but also G.P.A.
William Jewell College is one of the most selective Liberal Arts schools in Missouri, with an average acceptance rate. This college enrolls just over 1,000 students, and it has over 30 nationally affiliated clubs and organizations. William Jewell is known for developing unique majors such as the newly implemented Applied Critical Thought and Inquiry major.