Companies across the globe are looking for their next expansion location, and Missouri delivers more than expected for companies, entrepreneurs, visitors and talent in the heart of America where adventure, natural beauty, diverse assets, global industry and affordability merge to create a place where people and businesses thrive.
Missouri’s talent pool is 3 million deep. We’re known for our strong Midwestern work ethic, competitive labor market and diverse industry base.
Key industries range from corporate services to distribution, manufacturing, and R&D, just to name a few. With training programs like Missouri One Start and Apprenticeship Missouri (one of the most successful apprenticeship programs in the country), we work hard to keep more talent upskilled so that more companies can move forward.
Missouri’s talent pipeline is fed by a strong network of educational institutions across the state – ranging from public four-year universities (including University of Missouri and Missouri State University), to dozens of independent colleges and specialized/technical colleges, and more than 150 proprietary and private career schools.
State Technical College of Missouri was ranked the No. 1 community college by WalletHub. University of Missouri boasts a Nobel Prize winner among its faculty and a Department of Family Medicine that was ranked No. 7 in graduate schools by U.S. News and World Report.
CNBC recently ranked Washington University in St. Louis and Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla among two of the colleges in the U.S. that pay off the most.
In Missouri, you’ll find more talent, more education and more committed employees creating more business success for you.
Missouri – we are more than you expect. Come experience Missouri for yourself. We’d love to show you More.