Learning at all ages empowers our thriving community
Education in St. Joseph is about curriculum excellence, hands-on innovation and choices to fit every student. We invite you to see firsthand that in in our community, education is an open door for every learning style. Here’s a snapshot:
The St Joseph public schools have a Blue Ribbon elementary school (Eugene Field) and an International Baccalaureate program at the high school level. Active community focus groups and initiatives bring public school families to the table to foster student success collaboratively. Students also have access to unique learning opportunities at the Advanced Science Research Center at Hillyard Technical Center.
Parochial and private schools offer several options in a close-knit, student-focused atmosphere.
An innovative homeschool community offers several opportunities for engaged learning.
Missouri Western State University (MWSU) offers more than 120 degree programs – including 25 graduate programs and research opportunities.
For education opportunities with ultimate flexibility, American Business & Technology University (ABTU) is an online-based technical university with an on-site location in St. Joseph.
If specific programs are needed beyond the above options, we’re uniquely situated within access to several major interstates, and our location puts the city within an hour’s drive of several additional top-quality universities.