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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.

Institution TypePublic
Undergraduate Students6,909
   Women1,613 (23.3%)
   Men5,296 (76.7%)
Graduate Students1,929


Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate79% of 4,166 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.61
SAT Math603-698 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading583-678 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing499-638 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite25-31 range of middle 50%


Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $22,944
Out-of-state: $40,212
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,629
Out-of-state: $26,897
Room and Board
Average Percent of Need Met29%
Average Freshman Award$17,252
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates


Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Regular Class Size2-9 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 Population19,831
Nearest Metropolitan Area 
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 30% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division II
MascotJoe 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 Students4.5%
First-Year Students Returning 
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Average 3.59 3.89 630 630 29
Low 2.40 2.40 600 620 23
High 3.98 4.61 660 640 36
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A partial reconstruction of the ancient English monument, Stonehenge, resides on the U Missouri-Rolla campus.

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