University of Missouri-Columbia

Columbia, Missouri

Overview

Address105 Jesse Hall
School Websitemissouri.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Midsize

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

University of Missouri-Columbia is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Columbia, Missouri that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 18,948 students applied to University of Missouri-Columbia. Of those students, 14,750 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in University of Missouri-Columbia was $8,637, in addition to fees of $1,335. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend University of Missouri-Columbia.

University of Missouri-Columbia has a 69% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The University of Missouri-Columbia acceptance rate is 78%. To put this into perspective, 14,750 of the 18,948 students who applied to University of Missouri-Columbia in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in University of Missouri-Columbia is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into University of Missouri-Columbia had an SAT score between the range of 1,090 and 1,290. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for University of Missouri-Columbia was between 23 and 29 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to University of Missouri-Columbia as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At University of Missouri-Columbia, the tuition for in-state residents is $8,637. Combined with fees of $1,335, room and board costs of $10,786, other expenses of $4,776 and the $1,232 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $26,766.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $27,042 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in University of Missouri-Columbia to $43,836 for out-of-state students.

Students at University of Missouri-Columbia are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at University of Missouri-Columbia was $5,198 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 21%.

University of Missouri-Columbia Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio17:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to University of Missouri-Columbia.

University of Missouri-Columbia has a good gender split, with 52% of undergraduates being female and 48% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Missouri residents; in fact, 68% of all students reside in Missouri. However, 31% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at University of Missouri-Columbia is 17:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from University of Missouri-Columbia to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 15% students enroll at University of Missouri-Columbia part-time; the other 25,265 students enrolled full-time.

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