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Facts & Figures

Things That Matter

State Technical College of Missouri excels in “things that matter” to student success and preparing students for profitable employment.  Things like learning outcomes, graduate placement, earnings after college, retention and graduation rates, completion ratio, limited student debt, low student loan default rates, and low student to faculty ratio are among the reasons that organizations such as Aspen Institute, Bankrate.com, StatUniversity.com, Washington Monthly, WalletHub and CNN Money have ranked State Tech among the best two-year colleges in the nation.

Check out our US Department of Education Scorecard to see what really matters.

Why We Are The Employer’s Choice

State Tech is proud to announce that we have been named the 3rd best college in the country by Forbes Magazine and WalletHub. State Tech is honored to be considered one of the nation’s best!

The Forbes article is titled: “The Top 25 Two-Year Trade Schools: Colleges That Can Solve The Skills Gap.” The measures Forbes used to rank the schools were broken down into categories including Post-Graduation Success (37.5%), Affordability (25%), Completion or Graduation Success (20%), and Student Experience (17.5%).

WalletHub compared more than 700 community colleges across 17 key indicators of cost and quality.  State Tech ranked 1st on the indicator of Student Outcomes and 2nd in Career Outcomes across the entire country.

“Our outstanding relationships with the companies that hire our students will continue to make State Tech the Employer’s Choice. Those same relationships result in an exceptional placement rate and helps students to make the decision to choose State Tech. My advice for students looking to come to State Tech next fall, apply now.”

–State Tech President, Dr. Strong

Program Offerings

State Technical College of Missouri is Missouri’s only public two-year college with a statewide mission specializing in technical education. We offer over 35 programs in advanced technical training for both emerging and traditional technologies.

A+ Eligible

State and federal financial aid and assistance are available to those who qualify. State Tech is a participant in Missouri’s A+ program.

Programs Unique to State Tech


99% of State Tech graduates find gainful employment or continue their education within six months of graduation.

Location of Main Campus – Linn, MO

  • 360 acres
  • Eleven academic buildings with technical laboratories
  • On-campus housing
  • Public airport which includes an AVGAS fueling station

Other Facts

  • More than 12,000 alumni since 1963
  • Lifetime career services for graduates


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