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Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO
Missouri University of Science and Technology (formerly the University of Missouri at Rolla) was founded in 1870 as the first public technological university west of the Mississippi River. The university offers a wide variety of academic programs infused with a technological perspective. Its 284-acre campus is located in Rolla, 100 miles southwest of St. Louis.
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Institution Type Public
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 6,909
   Women 1,613 (23.3%)
   Men 5,296 (76.7%)
Graduate Students 1,929
Entrance Difficulty Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate 79% of 4,166 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.61
SAT Math 603-698 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 583-678 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 25-31 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance In-state: $22,944
Out-of-state: $40,212
  Tuition and Fees In-state: $9,629
Out-of-state: $26,897
  Room and Board $9,935
Average Percent of Need Met 29%
Average Freshman Award $17,252
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 367
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 16% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 16% of classes
50-99 students: 16% of classes
Over 100 students: 6% of classes
Rolla Population 19,831
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 30% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division II
Mascot Joe Miner
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.5% Asian
3.5% Black/African-American
3.5% Hispanic/Latino
2.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
83.3% White
2.9% Unknown
International Students 4.5%
First-Year Students Returning  
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 21.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 80%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported