Culver-Stockton College is a private, residential, four-year, liberal arts college in Canton, Missouri. Culver-Stockton College offers a liberal arts education with practical learning experiences. The campus is located on 140 acres on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River, 150 miles north of St. Louis. Culver-Stockton College was founded as Christian University in 1853 as the first institution west of the Mississippi River chartered specifically for men and women. As of fall 2014, the college enrolled 830 students.