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Address: 230 Jesse Hall, Columbia, MO 65211, United States
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The University of Missouri (MU or Mizzou) has a diverse enrollment with more than 30,000 students from every state in the nation and over 2000 international students from over 100 countries. Mizzou is a major research institution in the U.S., offering over 300 program choices through 18 schools and colleges. The student-to-faculty ratio of 19:1 allows Mizzou’s faculty of nationally prominent scholars and scientists to directly involve students in research.

Mizzou is one of only 34 public U.S. institutions to hold membership in the Association of American Universities. AAU members are top-tier institutions with outstanding teaching and research endeavors. The University of Missouri’s nationally recognized programs in Business, Engineering, Agriculture, and Journalism contribute to Mizzou’s consistent ranking as one of the best universities in the United States.

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Mizzou Advantage

Mizzou offers students a unique advantage in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) fields. From creating models of extinct dinosaurs in the 3D Prototype Labs to using gold nanoparticles to target and treat cancer, Mizzou gives students the opportunity to collaborate with faculty, staff, and students to address and solve real world problems – and build a dazzling resume long before graduation.  Our students move on to great OPT opportunities and jobs at firms like AT&T, Apple, Boeing, KPMG, NBC News, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Toyota.

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There’s more to do at Mizzou

With all the activities and organizations at Mizzou, it is so easy to meet people! From attending NCAA Division I athletic games to intramural sports teams and volunteer clubs, it is not hard to find your place at Mizzou.

600+ student organizations and intramural sports teams

40+club sports

30+musical ensembles

30+cultural groups

Take a virtual tour of Mizzou:

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Columbia, MO: College Town, USA

Located halfway between Kansas City and St. Louis in central Missouri and six hours from Chicago, Columbia is in the heart of America’s heartland. Described as “the quintessential college town” by US. News and World Report. The city also has its own regional airport with American Airlines and United Airlines serving daily connections to major cities such as Chicago, Dallas and Denver.

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Mizzou Pride

  • The university is one of only six public universities in the country with academic programs such medicine, veterinary medicine and law all on one campus
  • In 2017, Mizzou was ranked No.6 among best U.S. colleges and universities for safety resources
  • Among more than 4,000 higher education institutions in the U.S., Mizzou was ranked #57 among public higher education institutions by News & World Report rankings in 2018
  • Mizzou is proud to be listed as a ‘Best Buy’ in the 2018 Fiske Guide to Colleges
  • The University of Missouri alumni network has more than 305,000 alumni members all over the world


International applicants with excellent academic records and SAT or ACT scores will be considered for our $5,000 International Merit Scholarship and $10,000 International Honors Scholarship, which includes admission to the MU Honors College.

For more specific requirements on these scholarships please visit the admissions website

If you have questions and would love to learn more about Mizzou from current International students, reach out to our International Student Ambassadors who would love to connect with you through social media

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