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Total Higher Education funding by Missouri Lottery for FY23:
$147,809,700

The following Lottery proceeds are used to fund salaries, equipment and library purchases and institution-based student financial aid at each of the public higher education institutions.

$46,842,748 (10% of total state funding)
University of Missouri campuses (Columbia, Kansas City, St. Louis and Rolla)

$32,659,448 (54% of total state funding)
A+ Schools Program

Through this program, students who graduate from a designated A+ School may qualify for state-paid assistance to attend any eligible public community college or technical school in the state.

$16,416,667 (22% of total program funding)
Access Missouri Financial Assistance Fund

The Access Missouri Financial Assistance Program provides scholarships to students based on financial need and academic achievement.

$10,489,991 (6% of total state funding)
Community Colleges

This money will be used for distribution to community colleges as provided in Section 163.191, RSMo.

$9,670,119 (9% of total state funding)
Missouri State University, Springfield

$6,050,959 (10% of total state funding)
University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg

$4,935,757 (10% of total state funding)
Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau

$4,576,165 (10% of total state funding)
Truman State University, Kirksville

$3,342,740 (10% of total state funding)
Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville

$2,431,511 (8% of total state funding)
Missouri Southern State University, Joplin

$2,394,327 (10% of total state funding)
Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph

$1,814,072 (6% of total state funding)
Lincoln University, Jefferson City

$1,148,979 (9% of total state funding)
Harris-Stowe State University, St. Louis

$536,217 (6% of total state funding)
State Technical College of Missouri, Linn

$120,000 (100% of total state funding)
Veterinary Student Loan Payment Fund

$1,000,000 (21% of total state funding)
Fast-Track Workforce Incentive Grant Fund

Some programs may be subject to budget withholdings.

 

The Missouri Lottery has contributed more than $7.5 BILLION to Missouri and public education.