University of Missouri

University of Missouri

Columbia, MO
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
52%
48%
student ratio
23,817
total students
Tuition Cost $8,460 | $25,179
in-state | out-of-state
Average Financial Aid Package $11,696
Rolling
fall application deadline
78%
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
610
sat math
622
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
26
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Agriculture
    • Agricultural Business and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Agricultural Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Agricultural Mechanization
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Agriculture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Animal Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Food Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Agriculture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Plant Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Architecture
    • Interior Architecture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • Asian Studies (East)
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Asian Studies (South)
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • European Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Latin American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Russian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Managerial Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hotel/Motel Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Business/Trade/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Information Systems
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Real Estate
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Restaurant/Food Services Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Advertising
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Broadcast Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mass Communication/Media
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Photojournalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Publishing
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Radio and Television
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Agricultural Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Early Childhood Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Kindergarten/Preschool Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Middle School Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Science Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Secondary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Studies Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Special Education Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Technical Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Civil Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Industrial Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Apparel and Textiles
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Family and Consumer Economics Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Housing and Human Environments
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Human Development and Family Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Classics and Classical Languages
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • German
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Latin
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Linguistics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Russian
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Communication Disorders Sciences and Services Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Ultrasound Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dietetics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Medical Radiologic Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Nuclear Medical Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Occupational Therapy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Radiologic Technology/Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Respiratory Care Therapy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Behavioral Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Interdisciplinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • General Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Statistics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Forestry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Natural Resources/Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Parks, Recreation and Leisure
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Archeology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

78% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied16,373
    • Accepted12,787
    • Acceptance Rate78%
    • Enrolled23,817
    • Female Applicants9,438
    • Females Accepted7,437
    • Female Acceptance Rate78%
    • Male Applicants6,935
    • Males Accepted5,350
    • Male Acceptance Rate77%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $65
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      specific high school curriculum
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 622 570 680
    • SAT Math 610 550 670
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 26 23 29
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$8,460
    • Out-of-state tuition *$25,179
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,327
    • Room and board *$10,676
    • Room only *$7,641
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Financial Aid

    • Average Financial Aid Package:$11,696
    • Average Freshman Financial Aid Package:$11,727
    • Average Loan Aid:$5,032
    • Average Grant Aid:$6,104
    • Average Scholarship and/or Grant Aid Awarded:$9,807
    • Percentage of Students with Need who Receive Financial Aid:97%
    • Average Percentage of Financial Need Met: 59%
    • Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met: 14%

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students23,817
    • Male Student Percentage48%
    • Female Student Percentage52%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino3.91%
    • Black or African American7.47%
    • White or Caucasian78.22%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.21%
    • Asian2.58%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.05%
    • Two or more races3.25%
    • Unknown or International Student.7%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout3.62% representing 67 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students21% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 21%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services Yes
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Academic organizations, Greek organizations, Religious/Spiritual organizations, Sports clubs, Student Governance
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division I
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Archery Yes No No
    • Badminton No No No
    • Baseball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Cheerleading No Division 1 No
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Fencing Yes No No
    • Field hockey No No No
    • Football No Division A Yes
    • Golf Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Gymnastics No No No
    • Ice hockey Yes No No
    • Lacrosse Yes No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes No No
    • Softball No No No
    • Swimming Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track No Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Water polo Yes No No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No
    • Wrestling No Division 1 Yes
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Archery Yes No No
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Cheerleading No Division 1 No
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Fencing Yes No No
    • Field hockey Yes No No
    • Football No No No
    • Golf Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Gymnastics No Division 1 Yes
    • Ice hockey No No No
    • Lacrosse Yes No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Swimming Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Track No Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Water polo Yes No No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No
    • Wrestling No No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty1,314
    • Full-time Percentage95%
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Female Percentage41%
    • Male Percentage59%
    • Student:Faculty RatioNot Reported

Location & Contact


Columbia, MO 65211
USA

Mr. Charles May

Director of Admissions

Phone: 573-882-7786
Fax: 573-882-7887
Email: mu4u@missouri.edu

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