University of Missouri-Columbia

The University of Missouri (also referred to as MU, University of Missouri-Columbia, Missouri, or Mizzou) is a public research university enrolling roughly 35,000 students across 20 academic colleges. MU operates campuses in Kansas City, St. Louis, and Rolla. It is the flagship institution of the University of Missouri System and the largest university in the state of Missouri. U.S. News & World Report ranks MU as the 97th best national university in the United States.

MU is home to the most powerful university research reactor in the world, the University of Missouri Research Reactor Center. MU's campus contains schools of engineering, law, medicine, veterinary medicine, and agriculture; only 5 other public universities in the country have all of these schools on one campus. The University of Missouri Health Care system, which is owned by the university, operates four hospitals throughout the state of Missouri.

MU is also home to Missouri's largest library collection. Housed in the University Archives, Ellis Library, and seven other specialized libraries on the MU campus, the collection includes 3.1 million volumes, 8.1 million microforms, 1.7 million government documents, 53,000 journal subscriptions, and more.

Through its online division, MissouOnline, the University of Missouri offers a world-class online distance learning opportunity for working adults and driven college students. Mizzou offers over 90 degrees and certificates, as well as 900-plus courses, entirely online, or via hybrid classes (a combination of online and campus-based learning). Mizzou is known for being one of the most affordable online degree programs for students seeking an accredited college degree.

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (573) 882-2121
Address: 105 Jesse Hall, Columbia, Missouri 65211
Institution Type: Public, 4-year or above
Size: Very Large ( 25,000+ undergrad, 7,700+ grad )
Award Levels: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral
In-State Tuition $ 7,425
Out-of-State Tuition $ 18,531
Online Degrees Offered: YES
Student-to-Faculty Ration: 20 to 1
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Majors and Degrees
Majors/Degrees BS/BA MA/MS PHD
Agriculture Operations and Sciences
Agricultural Business and Management
Agricultural Communication
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Mechanization
Animal Sciences
Food Science
Plant Sciences
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Exercise Physiology
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Pathology Experimental Pathology
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Commerce
Hotel Motel Administration Management
Communication and Journalism
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Computer Information Sciences
Computer and Information Sciences
Information Technology
Agricultural Teacher Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education and Teaching
Educational Leadership and Administration
Elementary Education and Teaching
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching
School Counseling and Guidance Services
Secondary Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching
Agricultural Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
General Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Nuclear Engineering
English Language and Literature Letters
English Language and Literature
Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies
Area Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences
Apparel and Textiles
Family Resource Management Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies
Housing and Human Environments
Human Development and Family Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Foreign Languages and Literatures
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
Russian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Health Professions and Related Programs
Audiology Audiologist and Speech-language Pathology Pathologist
Clinical Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
Health Health Care Administration Management
Health Services Allied Health Health Sciences
Medical Radiologic Technology Science - Radiation Therapist
Occupational Therapy Therapist
Physical Therapy Therapist
Public Health
Respiratory Care Therapy Therapist
Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Pathology and Pathobiology
Veterinary Sciences Veterinary Clinical Sciences
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
General Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies
Nutrition Sciences
Natural Resources and Conservation
Natural Resources Conservation
Natural Resources Management and Policy Development
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
Geology Earth Science
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration
Social Work
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government
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