University of Missouri

doctorate in physics and astronomy

350th US-News World Ranking

The University of Missouri is a public, land-grant research university found in 1839. It is located Columbia, Missouri and considered to be the first public university west of the Mississippi River. It is also the flagship campus of University of Missouri System. The University of Missouri is one of the 34 public universities that are the members of the Association of American Universities.

University of Missouri comprises of 18 schools and colleges ; College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources that includes the School of Natural Resources , College of  Arts and Science that includes School of Music and the Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs, Trulaske College of Business that includes School of Accountancy, College of Education that includes  School of Information Science and Learning Technologies, College of Engineering, School of Health Professions, School of Journalism, School of Medicine, School of Law, Sinclair School of Nursing, College of Veterinary Medicine and College of Human Environmental Sciences that includes School of Social Work. The university offers over 300 degree programs out of which 89 are offered online. The most popular majors include: business, management, marketing, related programs and engineering. Most of its programs have specialized accreditations through national associations, councils and commissions.

The total student population at the university is more than 35,000 of which over 27,000 are enrolled in the undergraduate programs. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 20:1 and the acceptance rate is 78%.

University of Missouri is one of the only six public universities all over the nations that accommodate a medical school, a veterinary medicine college and a law school on the same campus. It also has the honor of being the first university in the world to have a school of journalism. The university is designated as a "Doctoral/Research Extensive" university by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Notable Alumni: Jonathan Daniel Hamm is an American actor, director, and television producer best known for playing advertising, Sheryl Suzanne Crow (American singer-songwriter and actress)

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The University of Missouri offers exceptional academic opportunities for graduate study in physics and astronomy. The department allows close contact between faculty and students in a friendly environment, while providing outstanding research facilities both on and off campus and various means of financial aid for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Graduate School Application, Transcripts or mark sheets, Letters of recommendation, Statement of purpose, Resume, Financial support documentation, Test scores: TOEFL of 550 (Paper-based) and 80 (Internet-based), IELTS of 6.5, GRE, GMAT, MAT.

Postdoctoral Scholar - Department of Astronomy, Assistant Professor - Department of Physics and Astronomy, Postdoctoral Researcher - Physics, Postdoctoral Researcher

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More Programs

a) University online application

b) $65 application fee

c) Official high school transcripts

d) Official SAT/ACT scores

e) Typical SAT scores: Math (530-650), Critical reading (530-650), ACT Composite (24-29)

f) Average GPA 3.49

g) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English.

h) TOEFL IBT-79, IELTS-6.5

i) Acceptance rate: 77.7% (2014)

Requirements vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: USD 27,090

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living is USD 15,560 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: December 1

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program.

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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Global

350
US News
551 -560
QS
201 -300
Shanghai
401 -500
Times Higher Education
358
GTU Rank

Regional

United States of America
129
US News
93
QS
71 -99
Shanghai
223
Forbes
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University Stats

30920

Students

23870

Undergraduates

7050

Postgraduate

3210

Faculty Strength

9

Student Faculty Ratio

78
%

Acceptance Rate

$
27090

Tuition Fees

$
15560

Living Cost

$
1230

Other Fees

3.6

Avg. GPA

69
%

Avg. Percentage

1160

Avg. SAT

* All cost are in USD