University of Missouri, Columbia (Mizzou)

Columbia, MO

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University of Missouri, Columbia

University of Missouri, Columbia

University of Missouri, Columbia Student Essentials

University of Missouri, Columbia Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Tigers
Nicknames: Mizzou, MU
Website: www.missouri.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $9,257
Out-of-State Tuition: $23,366
Retention Rate: 84%
Enrollment: 37,074
Year Established: 1839

About Mizzou

University of Missouri (also known as Mizzou) in Columbia, Missouri, is one of the oldest public universities in the region. Today Mizzou has grown to offer more than 280 degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including those in medicine and other advanced professional fields.

As a full-fledged university with much in the way of academics, research and college life offerings, Mizzou’s more than 30,000 students come from all over the country. Some of the more popular programs at the school include Journalism and Writing.

Mizzou is also one of a small group of universities that offers Medicine, Law and Veterinary Medicine.

Additional divisions include:
*Agriculture
*Arts and Sciences
*Business
*Education
*Engineering
*Nursing

More than 600 student organizations also make their home at Mizzou, so that whatever a student’s interest is it can be found at Mizzou.

In order to maintain itself as the competitive public university that it is, Mizzou has had to maintain fairly selective standards for admission. A great number of admitted students were valedictorians of their class or graduated in the top 10%.

Mizzou considers grade point average, rigor of high school courses, SAT or ACT scores and other factors such as extracurricular involvement in its undergraduate admissions process. Graduate programs have individual requirements that may include course pre-requisites, undergraduate GPA and test scores.

Students may be considered for academic merit scholarships awarded by the school. There are also federal aid sources such as Pell grants, loans and work-study to help those with a financial need to cover tuition costs. Veteran’s benefits are also offered.

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Mizzou Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 4 Reviews

75% of students gave University of Missouri, Columbia 4 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Alumnus - Grad Year 1999

Overall Rating

I received an excellent education at MU. The campus has expanded so much since I was there and now there is even more options available for the students.


Alumnus - Grad Year 1996

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Mizzou Map & Location

University of Missouri, Columbia
105 Jesse Hall
Columbia, MO 65211


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Getting Around Mizzou

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Columbia, MO

Winter
Dec
41
24
Jan
38
21
Feb
44
25
Spring
Mar
55
34
Apr
66
44
May
75
54
Summer
Jun
83
63
Jul
88
67
Aug
87
65
Fall
Sep
79
56
Oct
67
45
Nov
54
35

Mizzou Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 27,821
Freshman Class 7,243
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 37,074

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 3%
  • African American: 8%
  • Caucasian: 83%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 3%
Latino 3%
African American 8%
Caucasian 83%
Asian 2%
Unknown and Other 3%

Undergraduate 75%
Graduate 25%
Full-Time 88%
Part-Time 12%
Women 53%
Men 47%
International 3%
Domestic 97%

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