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University History

University of Missouri was established in 1839 in Columbia. University of Missouri was the first public university west of the Mississippi River. University was home to the world’s first journalism school. It a flagship, land-grant institution and one of only 65 universities across the U.S.A and Canada to be a part of the prestigious Association of American Universities. It is a campus where empathy, innovation and hard work combine to solve the world’s largest challenges. Here the community of students, faculty and staff enhances, composes award-winning music and generates life-saving radioisotopes in the most powerful university research sector in the U.S.A. 

University Programs, Courses and Schools

The University of Missouri’s 13 schools and colleges are located in the campus and the campus offers wide learning opportunities and challenges to the students. The 13 school and colleges at the University of Missouri are;

  • COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, FOOD & NATURAL RESOURCES (CAFNR)
  • COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCE (A&S)
  • TRULASKE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
  • COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
  • COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
  • GRADUATE SCHOOL
  • SCHOOL OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS
  • HONORS COLLEGE
  • MISSOURI SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM
  • SCHOOL OF LAW
  • SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
  • SINCLAIR SCHOOL OF NURSING
  • COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

University Notable Alumni

The University of Missouri Alumni Board of Directors are-

  • Sabrina McDonnell, President, Columbia, Missouri
  • Jeff Vogel, President-Elect, Brookfield, Missouri
  • Robin Wenneker, Immediate Past President, Columbia, Missouri 
  • John Gamble, Treasurer, Nixa, Missouri
  • Todd McCubbin, Secretary, Columbia, Missouri
  • Cristin Blunt, Director, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Renita Duncan, Director, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Pete Ferretti, Director, Ballwin, Missouri
  • Rachel Henderson, Student Representative, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Matt Jenne, Director, Columbia, Missouri
  • Chuck Kaiser, Director, Downers Grove, Illinois
  • Derek Kessen, Director, Chicago, Illinois
  • Emily Kueker, Director, Lake Ozark, Missouri
  • Christine Mathews, Director, Dallas, Texas
  • Mindy Mazur, Director, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Craig Moeller, Director, Norfolk, Virginia
  • Ellie Preslar, Director, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Martin Rucker, Director, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Mark Russell, Director, Collierville, Tennessee
  • Jim Simmons, Director, Omaha, Nebraska
  • Dawn Smith-Popielski, Director, St. Louis, Missouri
  • David Townsend, Director, Columbia, Missouri
  • Joe Valenciano, Chair, Diversity & Inclusion, Overland Park, Kansas
  • Janet Wheatley, Director, Chesterfield, Missouri

University Infrastructure & Services

Campus

The campus of the University of Missouri is spread over 1,262-acre of land just nearby south of Downtown Columbia and is known as a botanical garden in the Columbia. The historical campus of university of Missouri is placed on Francis Quadrangle, a historic district of the National Register of Historic Places. The academic buildings of the campus are separated into two main campuses: Red Campus and White Campus. The University of Missouri has nearly about 50 national social circles many of which involves historical residence houses.

Libraries

University of Missouri Libraries provides many services and resources student and faculty needs in teaching, learning and research assignments. There are many libraries present at University of Missouri- Ellis Library, Engineering Library, Geological Library, Health Sciences Library and Journalism Library and there many other libraries are located in the University. University’s libraries provide support for education and research by fulfilling needs of both faculty and students. These libraries also support virtual learning. Students also translate their coursework into practical experience.

Housing services

The University of Missouri has 23 on-campus housing services, provides residence halls and two off-campus housing areas. The two off-campus housing include: Tiger Diggs at Campus View Apartments and True Scholars Houses. Most of the residence halls on campus provide learning communities and freshmen of similar interest. Three of the older halls are: Jones, Lathrop, and Laws. The three halls can accommodate about 1,010 students. The housing services at University of Missouri offer a variety of affordable living and learning and also make students feel like home.

Medical services

MU Health Care is an academic health system at University of Missouri. At health care centers physicians from every field of medicine work together to provide top-notch care. Patients can have access to the latest treatments and research works. Team of specialized doctors takes account of all patients' needs. Medical team takes care whether university students are in good or poor health and they will receive personalized attention 24/7. Our expert physicians offer a wide area of medical services starting from preventive health care to treatment for serious illness or wounds. 

Student’s clubs

University of Missouri offers more than 600 student’s clubs or recognized student organizations and a wide range of opportunities for students to connect with fellow participants who share similar interests and passions. Students who get involved in extracurricular activities not only do better in class but also feel more connected to the campus community. Some of the student’s clubs are-

  • Mizzou League of Legends Club
  • MU Badminton Club
  • MU Chess Club
  • Student Association for Fire Ecology
  • 3D Printing Club
  • Agribusiness Club

University location

Address-Columbia, MO 65211, United States

Landmarks-

  • Rock Bridge Memorial State Park.
  • Shelter Gardens.
  • Stephens Lake Park.
  • Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area.
  • Francis Quadrangle.
  • Faurot Field.
  • Finger Lakes State Park.
  • Shryocks Callaway Farms

International student’s info

Courses Offered-

University of Missouri offers more than 300 undergraduate programs, more than 250 Graduate programs and online programs.

Some Undergraduate Courses-

  • Accountancy, Minor
  • Addiction Studies, Certificate
  • Aerospace Engineering, Minor
  • Aerospace Studies, Minor
  • Afro-Romance Literatures in Translation, Minor
  • Agribusiness Management, BS
  • Agribusiness Management, Minor
  • Agricultural Education, BS
  • Agricultural Education, Minor
  • Agricultural Education (Communications & Leadership), BS
  • Agricultural Education (Teacher Certification), BS
  • Agricultural Engineering, Minor
  • Agricultural Leadership, Minor
  • Agricultural Systems Technology, BS
  • General Studies, BGS
  • Geographical Information Science - Interdisciplinary, Certificate
  • Geography, BA
  • Geography, Minor
  • Geography (General Geography), BA
  • Geography (Geographic Information Sciences), BA
  • Geography (Physical / Environmental), BA
  • Geography (Regional / Cultural), BA
  • Geological Sciences, BA
  • Geological Sciences, BS
  • Geological Sciences, Minor
  • German, BA
  • German, Minor
  • Global Brazil, Minor
  • Global Supply Chain Management, Certificate
  • Health Science, BHS
  • Health Science (Health and Wellness Services), BHS
  • Health Science (Leadership and Policy), BHS
  • Health Science (Pre-Professional), BHS
  • Health Science (Rehabilitation Sciences), BHS
  • History, BA
  • History, Minor
  • History (Public History), BA
  • Hospitality Management, BS
  • Hospitality Management, Minor
  • Human Development and Family Science, BS
  • Human Development and Family Science (Child Development and Education), BS
  • Human Development and Family Science (Child Life Specialist), BS
  • Human Development and Family Science (Early Childhood Education in a Mobile Society), BS
  • Human Development and Family Science (Family and Lifespan Development), BS
  • Human Development and Family Sciences, Minor
  • Human Resource Management, Certificate
  • Industrial Engineering, BSIE
  • Information Systems and Technology, Certificate
  • Information Technology, BS
  • Information Technology, Minor
  • Interdisciplinary, BA
  • Interdisciplinary (Black Studies), BA
  • Interdisciplinary (Environmental Studies), BA
  • Interdisciplinary (Peace Studies), BA
  • Interdisciplinary (Women's and Gender Studies), BA
  • International Agriculture Food and Natural Resources, Minor
  • International Studies, BA
  • International Studies (East Asian Studies), BA
  • International Studies (Environmental Studies), BA
  • International Studies (European Studies), BA
  • International Studies (International Business), BA
  • International Studies (Latin American Studies), BA
  • International Studies (Peace Studies), BA
  • International Studies (South Asian Studies), BA
  • Italian Studies, Minor
  • Japanese Studies, Minor
  • Jazz Studies, Certificate
  • Jazz Studies, Minor
  • Journalism, BJ
  • Journalism, Minor
  • Journalism (Strategic Communication), BJ
  • Korean Studies, Minor
  • Latin American Studies, Minor
  • Leadership and Public Service, Minor
  • Linguistics, BA
  • Linguistics, Minor
  • Marketing Analytics, Certificate
  • Mathematics, Minor
  • Mathematics, BA
  • Mathematics, BS
  • Mathematics (Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance), BS
  • Mechanical Engineering, BSME
  • Media Technology and Design, Certificate
  • Medical/Health Physics, Minor
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Minor
  • Microbiology, Minor
  • Microbiology, BS
  • Middle East Studies, Minor
  • Middle School Education, BSEd
  • Middle School Education (Language Arts), BSEd
  • Middle School Education (Mathematics), BSEd
  • Middle School Education (Science), BSEd
  • Middle School Education (Social Studies), BSEd
  • Military Science, Minor
  • Missouri Studies, Minor
  • Multicultural Studies, Certificate
  • Music, Minor
  • Music, BA
  • Music, BM
  • Music (Composition), BM
  • Music (Music Education), BM
  • Music (Music History), BM
  • Music (Music Theory), BM
  • Music (Performance), BM
  • Music Entrepreneurship, Certificate
  • Musical Theatre, Minor
  • Native American and Indigenous Studies, Minor
  • Natural Environment and Human Health, Certificate
  • Sales and Customer Development, Certificate
  • Science and Agricultural Communications, Minor
  • Secondary Education, BSEd
  • Secondary Education (Art Education), BSEd
  • Secondary Education (Biology), BSEd
  • Secondary Education (Chemistry), BSEd
  • Secondary Education (Earth Science), BSEd
  • Secondary Education (Language Arts), BSEd
  • Secondary Education (Mathematics Education), BSEd
  • Secondary Education (Physics), BSEd
  • Secondary Education (Social Studies), BSEd
  • Social Justice, Minor
  • Social Work, BSW
  • Social Work - Gerontology, Minor
  • Sociology, Minor
  • Sociology, BA
  • South Asian Studies, Minor
  • Spanish, Minor
  • Theatre, Minor
  • Theatre, BA
  • Theatre (Design / Technical), BA
  • Theatre (Performance), BA
  • Theatre (Writing for Performance), BA
  • Undeclared Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
  • Undeclared Business
  • Undeclared Education
  • Undeclared Engineering
  • Veterinary Science, Certificate
  • Veterinary Technology, BS
  • Web and Mobile Applications Development, Certificate
  • Wellness, Minor
  • Some Graduate Programs-
  • Medicine
  • Accountancy
  • Administration and Management of Family and Community Services
  • Adult Gerontology 
  • Clinical Nurse
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Agricultural and Applied Economics
  • Agricultural Education
  • AgroforestryAI and Machine Learning
  • American LawAnatomyAnatomy (Integrative Anatomy)
  • Ancient Mediterranean Studies
  • Ancient Studies
  • Animal SciencesAnthropology
  • Applied Behavior 
  • Analysis Architectural Studies
  • Art Education
  • Astronomy
  • Atlantic History and Politics Atmospheric Sciences
  • Behavior Disorders
  • Biochemistry
  • Bio Health Analytics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological Engineering
  • Biological Sciences
  • Biomedical Sciences

Student Support-

The International Students and Scholar Services (ISSS) at the University of Missouri provides international educational exchange via its services. It serves as the primary administrative, programming, and advising office for the University of Missouri community. ISSS serves as a resource and advises international students at the University of Missouri. They monitor government regulations as they relate to international students and are responsible for University of Missouri institutional acceptance. ISSS assists in training and programming that adopt the university's ideals of diversity and involvement. They encourage international students to be active individuals with regards to visa regulations and maintaining their status so that they can be successful in their academic zone at University of Missouri.

International Student Contact-

E-mail- [email protected]

Address- N52 Memorial Union

Columbia, MO 65211 USA

Phone: +1 573-882-6007

Timings- 8am-5pm, Monday- Friday

Student life 

Student Society-

Student organizations are one of the best ideas to get involved in the campus. Organizations are assembled under an arrangement of causes, identities, and interests. Student organizations at the University of Missouri put on some of the most highly awaited campus events and offer wide range of opportunities for involvement and leadership every year. The University of Missouri has over 600+ student organizations, so there is something for each student. Over 85% of students are enrolled in at least one student organization.

Health & Wellbeing-

Health and Wellness at the University of Missouri is to highlight the active process of change and growth that involves building resilience, persistence, and positivity in the phase of provocations. It is the initiative dedicated to help students incorporate in an overall well-being experience across campus. They allow students to actively indulge in well-being activities that provide support to a holistic lifestyle. Through this initiative, students will learn and understand resources and they will also learn how to help others in need. The different dimensions of well-being are- Emotional, Physical, Social, Intellectual, Financial, Environmental, Spiritual and Cultural.

Food & Drink-

The University of Missouri has a variety of vibrant food scenes. University’s open dining plan gives students access to food and groceries. The plans are designed to fit the busy schedule of students, the plan assists all dietary preferences by providing a wide range of dining options and healthy food options.
Students can find any option they want using their Tiger Cash or Gold cash at a diverse variety of restaurants to busy delicious food. Students can also order online from a variety of restaurants and cafes like- Baja Grill, Bookmark Cafe, Rollins @Night, Olive & Oil, Potential Energy Cafe, Mort's and Sabai. Dining in Missouri means good food, happy people and comfortable places. What you care about is eating in dining halls, restaurants, cafés and markets, eating on campus is affordable and hassle free for individuals.

short term getaways-

There are many short-term getaways near the university to have fun like; Gateway Arch, Saint Louis Zoo, Silver Dollar City, Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum and there are many other options also available to spend holidays and weekends.

Student Safety

Safety and Security at the University of Missouri is at priority. University of Missouri Police ensures peaceful safety of the students at the campus. They are available 24/7 to ensure the safety of the students. The police department is an internationally accredited law enforcement agency with the Commission on Law Enforcement Accreditation (CALEA) and the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA). Students can complain in case of concern or if there is any problem. They can be contacted via Phone No.- 573-882-7201.

Famous courses

The famous courses at University of Missouri are- 

  • Business
  •  Management
  • Marketing, 
  •  Health Professions and Related Programs
  •  Communication
  • Journalism
  • Social Sciences 
  • Engineering
  • Biological Sciences and Biomedical Sciences

Application Requirements

  • Completed Application Form
  • Academic Records
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Recommendations 
  • English requirement
  • Standardized Test Scores

Average Academic Score

  • GPA- 3
  • IB-33
  • Percentage- 80%
  • Acceptance Rate- 75%

Average Entrance Score 

  • IELTS- 6.5
  • TOEFL- 69
  • SAT-1180
  • ACT- 27
  • GRE-291
  • GMAT- 500
  • GRE Quantitative- 141
  • GRE Verbal- 150

Scholarships

University of Missouri provides financial aid to the students in the form of scholarships from the institute and even private scholarships are available. Scholarship eligibility is based on the following factors:

  • Merit (academic achievement, athletic skills, community service, etc.)
  • Need (financial need, hardship, etc.)
  • Special characteristics (ethnicity, place of residence, intended major, etc.)

University of Missouri Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

University of Missouri Application Requirements

3
GPA
33
IB
80
Percentage
75%
Acceptance Rate

IELTS score requirements

A strong proficiency in the English language is essential for admission into universities in United States of America. To be able to get a successful admission in University of Missouri in United States of America students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 6.5.

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University of Missouri Cost of studies

Fees

Bachelors: $ 28,774

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

University of Missouri Deadlines

Undergraduate: December 1

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program.

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

University of Missouri Rankings

Global

425
US News
511 -520
QS
151 -200
Shanghai
501 -600
Times Higher Education
294
GTU Rank

Regional

United States of America
139
US News
93
QS
59 -66
Shanghai
223
Forbes
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