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The University of Missouri - Columbia, founded in 1839, is a comprehensive, public institution. Affectionately known as "Mizzou," the university offers a general education core consisting of two nine-hour clusters of coursework outside the major. Freshmen Interest Groups (FIGS) and residence hall-based learning communities bring together students with similar interests. The university's 1,377-acre campus is located in Columbia, 33 miles north of Jefferson City.

Website: missouri.edu/

Public
Co-ed
22,616
Undergraduate
Students
(53.1%) 12,010 Women
(46.9%) 10,606 Men
7,430
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
81% of 20,015 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
560-680 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
560-660 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23-29 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $26,923
Out-of-state: $44,794
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,477
Out-of-state: $28,348
Room and Board
$10,310
Average Percent of Need Met
66%
Average Freshman Award
$14,100
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$28,003
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,216
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 19% of classes
10-19 students: 27% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 8% of classes
Over 100 students: 7% of classes
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Campus Life

Columbia Population
115,276
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
 
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Tiger
Sororities
31% of women participate
Fraternities
24% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.7% Asian
7.3% Black/African-American
4.8% Hispanic/Latino
4.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
79.5% White
0.9% Unknown
International Students
2.2% from 47 countries
First-Year Students Returning
88.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
48.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
64%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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