Missouri Trucking Schools

About Trucking Schools in Missouri
Total Schools:
28
Undergraduate Programs:
18
Graduate Programs:
7
Average Acceptance Rate:
71%
Average Tuition Cost:
$11,744
Average Loan Amount:
$5,833
Average Scholarship Award:
$5,702
Average Classroom Size:
18 Students

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The centrally-located state of Missouri offers lots of opportunities to prospective truck drivers and diesel mechanics. In total, there are 16 Missouri schools that offer these degrees. The overall acceptance rate in the state is 94%, which is very high. The average tuition cost in Missouri is $3,788, which is offset by the average scholarship award of $1,936.

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Three Rivers Community College, located in Poplar Bluff, makes it easy for you to earn your diesel technology degree. Their Green Diesel Technology degree can be completed at the Center at Dexter, saving you from a long commute.

Comparing Truck Driving Schools in Missouri

Program length plays a significant role in many people's school decisions. After all, when you're excited about your new career, you want to start as quickly as possible! Diesel technology programs tend to be longer than truck driving programs; Grand River Technical School offers an Associate's degree program in diesel technology that can be completed in two years. Truck driving schools typically allow you to graduate in three to eight weeks.

When you're selecting a truck driving school, consider looking for one that helps you get your driver's license and start your career! C1 Truck Driver Training is a school with lots of career assistance. Many students find truck driving jobs before they graduate, and the school offers lifetime job placement assistance to its graduates. The school has great working relationships with many local trucking companies that are always looking for new drivers.

Working in the Trucking Industry in Missouri

In the trucking industry, there is a wide range of salaries for truck drivers and diesel mechanics.

Below you can find a graph outlining Missouri trucking and diesel mechanic salaries compared to the nationwide average. All data retrieved from (2015).





You have to consider where you want to take your career after you graduate. Some of the major trucking employers in Missouri are C.R. England, Matheson Trucking Inc., and MCT Transportation LLC. Most employers are trucking companies, repair shops, and leasing companies. The demand for is expected to increase by 12% between 2012 and 2022 (O*Net, 2015). anticipates an 8% increase in demand for diesel mechanics in the same time frame.

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American Truck Training - Kansas City
(Kansas City,
MO)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Strafford ,
MO)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Neosho,
MO)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs, • Offers Truck Driving Programs
• Medium Campus
• Suburban Setting
$2,520 Tuition Cost
$1,945 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Crowder College Transport Training
(Neosho,
MO)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Eldon,
MO)
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
• Small Class Sizes
(Chillicothe,
MO)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$1,003 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
• Small Class Sizes
(Raytown,
MO)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
Hook Up Drivers
(Joplin,
MO)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Lester E Cox Medical Center-School of Medical Technology
(Springfield,
MO)
• Small Campus
• Urban Setting
Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods
( ,
MO)
• Medium Campus
• Urban Setting
(Rolla,
MO)
• Medium Campus
• Rural Setting
$8,082 Tuition Cost
$6,215 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Marshall,
MO)
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$17,400 Tuition Cost
$9,930 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Saint Joseph,
MO)
• Medium Campus
• Urban Setting
$4,534 Tuition Cost
$3,339 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
MTC Truck Driver Training - Hazelwood
(Hazelwood,
MO)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Platte City,
MO)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
• Small Class Sizes
Nu - Way Truck Driving School
(Saint Peters,
MO)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Springfield,
MO)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Large Campus
• Urban Setting
$2,916 Tuition Cost
$1,844 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Eolia,
MO)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$813 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Kansas City,
MO)
• Small Campus
• Urban Setting
$13,503 Tuition Cost
$2,459 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Saint Louis,
MO)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Large Campus
• Urban Setting
$3,780 Tuition Cost
$1,681 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
South Central Career Center
(West Plains,
MO)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Cape Girardeau,
MO)
• Large Campus
• Urban Setting
$5,814 Tuition Cost
$4,001 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Southern Missouri Truck Driving School
(Malden,
MO)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Cottleville,
MO)
• Medium Campus
• Suburban Setting
$4,050 Tuition Cost
$1,708 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Columbia,
MO)
• Small Campus
• Urban Setting
$27,210 Tuition Cost
$15,235 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
• Small Class Sizes
(Poplar Bluff,
MO)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$4,320 Tuition Cost
$4,329 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Columbia,
MO)
• Large Campus
• Urban Setting
$8,082 Tuition Cost
$4,942 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Saint Louis,
MO)
• Large Campus
• Suburban Setting
$42,500 Tuition Cost
$26,085 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
• Small Class Sizes