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University of Missouri

Country

Columbia, USA

Overall Ranking

501 in Times Higher Education

Fees

Varies

Overview

  • A public land-grant research university in Columbia, the University of Missouri was founded in 1839 as the first public university located west of the Mississippi River. The biggest institution in Missouri is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU).
  •  The university remains dedicated to the welfare of others as per its motto and therefore raises future citizens of this global world as aware, kind and compassionate souls. The university is organized into 14 colleges specializing in the disciplines of Agriculture, Arts, Business, Education, Engineering, Health Professions, Environmental Sciences, Journalism, Medicines, Law, Veterinary medicines, and Nursing. It also has a Graduate School and Honors College that offers students some of the best academic experiences. 
  • With an 81% acceptance rate for over 400 graduate, undergraduate and doctorate programs in diverse disciplines and areas of study, the university has become a popular choice amongst students. 
  • Some of the university's popular and highly ranked courses hail from the Engineering, Business, Education, Law and Medicine programs. Having produced some notable alumni like Tennessee Williams and Sheryl Crow, the university tops the list of many studies and lists. 
  • The average annual accommodation and tuition fee can come to around $39K. Still, though many of the scholarships and grants provided by the university as financial aid, the cost can be brought down to about $30K. The 1,262 acres of lush campus at the University of Missouri comprises a beautiful botanical garden housing more than 40,000 plants. 
  • The students are surrounded by a positive and inclusive environment at the university campus, which ensures their holistic growth. The university is well equipped with residence halls, libraries, cultural centres, recreation halls, athletic centres, conference halls and an alumni network, helping it achieve excellent placement possibilities and success for the graduating batch.
About the University

Year of establishment

1839

University Website Link

https://missouri.edu/

Also Known as

Mizzou, MU, or Missouri

Total Students

31400

Total International Students

1915

Size of Campus

1262 acres

University of Missouri Ranking

Ranking Provider
Rank

Times Higher Education

501

QS Rankings

476

US News

122

Webomatrics - World

177

Webomatrics - National

90

Popular Courses Offered

Eligibility

The eligibility criteria a student must meet to be considered for admission are:

 

  • The core coursework grades must meet one of the following requirements:
    • GPA of 2.5 or higher on a U.S. 4.0 scale
    • GPA of 3.5 or higher on a U.S. 5.0 scale
    • Average grades of 80 or higher on a 100-point scale
    • Average grades of 8 or higher on a 10-point scale
    • IGCSE scores of C or higher in five or more subjects and three A-level certificates with a C or higher
  • English language requirement test

 

English language proficiency requirements are:

 

Test

Scores required

IELTS

 6.5 overall score with no section score below a 6.0

TOEFL (i-BT)

79 overall score with no section score below a 17

TOEFL (p-BT)

550 overall score with no section score below 52

Admission Process

The application must be made online, and the following supporting documents will be submitted along with the application. 

 

  • Academic transcripts
  • English proficiency exam scores
  • SAT/ACT scores (not required for admission consideration but necessary for scholarship consideration)
  • Proof of financial support
  • Scanned copy of your passport
  • Transfer authorisation (for F-1 and J-1 transfer students only)

Accommodation

On-Campus Accommodation

 

The university provides a safe and comfortable place for students. The university makes sure they get the proper environment to study, make friends and create a lifetime of memories.

The accommodation provided by the university are as follows:

 

  • Bluford Hall

 

After the journalist, publisher of African-American newspapers in Kansas City, and civil rights pioneer Lucile Bluford, the residence hall bears her name. The hallway, where some rooms are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessible, houses both men and women.

 

For more information, visit: https://housing.missouri.edu/bluford 

 

  • Brooks Hall

 

Honour is given to the University of Missouri's first Black administrator, George C. Brooks Hall. From 1972 through 1988, Brooks oversaw the financial aid programme while also holding a prominent position in the neighbourhood. The hallway, which has a few Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessible rooms, is home to both men and women.

 

For more information, visit: https://housing.missouri.edu/brooks 

 

  • Center Hall

 

In the school year 2019–20, Center Hall will exclusively be available to female students. The hallway contains a few Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessible rooms.

 

For more information, visit: https://housing.missouri.edu/center 

 

  • College Avenue Hall

 

Men and women both reside in College Avenue Hall. The hallway contains a few Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessible rooms.

 

For more information, visit: https://housing.missouri.edu/college-avenue 

 

  • Defoe-Graham Hall

 

MizzouRec is a short distance from Defoe-Graham Hall. The hallway, which has a few Americans with Disabilities Act  (ADA) accessible rooms, is home to both men and women.

 

For more information, visit: https://housing.missouri.edu/defoe-graham 

 

  • Discovery Hall

 

Both men and women live at Discovery Hall, which bears the name of one of the university's core principles. The hallway contains a few Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessible rooms.

 

For more information, visit: https://housing.missouri.edu/discovery 

 

  • Dogwood Hall

 

The state tree of Missouri inspired the name of Dogwood Hall. Dogwood features Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessible rooms and houses both men and women.

 

For more information, visit: https://housing.missouri.edu/dogwood 

 

  • Excellence Hall

 

Excellence Hall houses men and women and is named for one of the University of Missouri's values. The hallway contains a few Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessible rooms.

 

For more information, visit: https://housing.missouri.edu/excellence 

 

  • Galena Hall

 

The Missouri state mineral is honoured by the name Galena Hall. Galena features Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessible rooms and houses for both men and women.

 

For more information, visit: https://housing.missouri.edu/galena 

 

  • Gateway Hall

 

In honour of the University of Missouri's historical background as the first public university west of the Mississippi River, Gateway Hall was given that name. In Gateway, where certain rooms are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessible, both men and women reside.

 

For more information, visit: https://housing.missouri.edu/gateway 

 

  • Gillett Hall

 

The first female graduate was Mary Louise Gillett from Missouri, honoured with the name Gillett Hall. Both men and women reside in the hallway, where some of the rooms are the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessible.

 

For more information, visit: https://housing.missouri.edu/gillett 

 

  • Hatch Hall

 

William Hatch, a former United States president, is honoured by having Hatch Hall named in his honour. State Agricultural Experiment Stations were established nationwide by the Hatch Act of 1887, which was sponsored by a Missouri representative. In Hatch, where some rooms are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessible, both men and women reside.

 

For more information, visit: https://housing.missouri.edu/hatch 

 

  • Hawthorn Hall

 

The state flower of Missouri inspired the naming of Hawthorn Hall. The hallway, which has a few Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessible rooms, is home to both men and women.

 

For more information, visit: https://housing.missouri.edu/hawthorn 

 

  • Hudson Hall

 

William Hudson, the third president of the University of Missouri, is honoured with the naming of Hudson Hall. In the hallway, where some of the rooms are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessible, both men and women reside.

 

For more information, visit: https://housing.missouri.edu/hudson 

 

  • Johnston Hall

 

The first female student dean at MU was Eva Johnston, a professor of classics, who is honoured by having her name given to Johnston Hall. Johnston is only available to women. The hallway contains a few Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant rooms.

 

For more information, visit: https://housing.missouri.edu/johnston 

 

  • Mark Twain Hall

 

Honors College students live at Mark Twain Hall, which bears the name of the well-known author from Missouri. The hallway, which has a few Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessible rooms, is home to both men and women.

 

For more information, visit: https://housing.missouri.edu/mark-twain-new 

 

  • McDavid Hall

 

Frank Mitchell McDavid, who served on the University of Missouri's Board of Curators from 1921 to 1943, is honoured by having his name attached to McDavid Hall. Men and women both reside at McDavid, which has some Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessible rooms.

 

For more information, visit: https://housing.missouri.edu/mcdavid 

 

  • North Hall

 

Men and women both reside in North Hall. The hallway contains a few Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessible rooms.

 

For more information, visit: https://housing.missouri.edu/north 

 

  • Schurz Hall

 

Carl Schurz, a former Missouri senator and secretary of the interior under Presidents James Garfield and Rutherford B. Hayes, is honoured by having his name attached to Schurz Hall. In the hallway, where some of the rooms are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessible, both men and women reside.

 

For more information, visit: https://housing.missouri.edu/schurz 

 

  • South Hall

 

Men and women both reside at South Hall. The South has a few Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessible rooms.

 

For more information, visit: https://housing.missouri.edu/south 

 

  • Tara Apartments

 

For the needs of MU students and their families, Tara Apartments provide a range of floor options. They provide students and families with a tranquil setting and are just a short stroll from the school hub.

 

For more information, visit: https://housing.missouri.edu/tara-apartments 

 

  • Wolpers Hall

 

John Wolpers, a former leader of the University of Missouri Board of Curators, is honoured by the name Wolpers Hall. The MU Student Center and MizzouRec are both directly across the street from the hall, respectively. The hallway, which has a few ADA-accessible rooms, is home to both men and women.

 

For more information, visit: https://housing.missouri.edu/wolpers 

 

For general enquiries, visit: https://housing.missouri.edu/ 

Placements

During their second year of study, a large number of our residential students apply for fellowship positions. After graduation, many students choose jobs, however many also accept fellowship posts. For recent residential MHA graduates in the United States, the typical fellowship pay ranges from $45,000 to $70,000 annually. This changes based on the geographical location, size of the organisation, and extent of the tasks and obligations.

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Advantages

The University Of Missouri has been ranked at the 476th position in QS World Global Rankings 2022.

A high acceptance rate of 81%.

It is the globe's first journalism school.

The employability rate is 93.5%.

The University of Missouri offers various scholarships for international students.

This university has more than 100+ courses for students to choose from.

Get all your Questions Answered

Where is University of Missouri located?

University of Missouri is located in Columbia, USA

How much does it cost to study in University of Missouri?

The average first year cost to study in University of Missouri is INR 3141418

What is the acceptance rate for University of Missouri?

University of Missouri has an acceptance rate of 12.5%

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