University of Missouri - Columbia: Ranking & Review

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Columbia
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United States
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World
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14564
Top 1%

University of Missouri - Columbia Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate78%77%79%
Applicants16,3676,9309,437
Admissions12,7815,3457,436
Enrolled undergraduates4,1341,8902,244
Enrolled total (including graduate students)30,84414,37416,470

8,380 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,451 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores299
Percent of students submitting SAT scores7%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
625
Math
610

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores3,981
Percent of students submitting ACT scores96%
ACT Composite
26
ACT English
26
ACT Math
24

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $55. Application fee for graduates - $65.

Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

University of Missouri - Columbia Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$26,611$43,330
Off-campus$26,611$43,330
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,676 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Missouri - Columbia provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 5,348 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$8,460$25,179
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,327$1,327
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$282$839
Tuition for Full-time graduates$8,640$23,659
Fees for full-time graduates$1,188$1,188
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$360$986

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs9332303421,505
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1,08824161,335
Education248493104845
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs7228213817
Engineering48613647669
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3531028391
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences3363211379
Social Sciences3043428366
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences2953029354
Psychology3021415331
Public Administration and Social Service Professions321775214
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services151257183
Mathematics and Statistics835416153
Visual and Performing Arts114293146
Physical Sciences951527137
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies1292131
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1247131
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities118118
English Language and Literature & Letters9099108
Legal Professions and Studies6101107
Natural Resources and Conservation513910100
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics8710299
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies9797
History706581
Philosophy and Religious Studies235331
Grand Total6,3311,6848138,828

A total of 6,331 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Missouri - Columbia.

At the master's and doctor's level 2,497 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate68%65%71%
  • Full-time retention rate - 87%
  • Part-time retention rate - 79%

General info

Alternative namesMU
Founded1839
MottoSalus populi suprema lex esto
Let the Welfare of the People be the Supreme Law
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsblack, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff9,010
Instructional FTE2,080
Research FTE317
Public Service FTE142
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitemissouri.edu
Address105 Jesse Hall
Columbia, Missouri, 65211-1050
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population123,000
Phone5738822121
Fax+1 (573) 882 7887

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