UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
The University of Missouri (MU or Mizzou) has a diverse enrollment with nearly 30,000 students from every U.S. state and more than 1,815 international students from over 100 countries. Mizzou is a major research institution offering over 300 program choices through 13 schools and colleges. The student-to-faculty ratio of 18:1 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.
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 an impressive resume long before graduation. Our students move on to great OPT opportunities and jobs at firms like Boeing, KPMG, ABC News, Marriot, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Kraft Heinz and Deloitte.
There’s more to do at Mizzou
With all the activities and organizations at Mizzou, it is easy to meet people and get involved on campus! From attending NCAA Division I athletic games to intramural sports teams and volunteer clubs, you can experience U.S. campus life and find your place at Mizzou.
600+ student organizations and intramural sports teams
Take a virtual tour of Mizzou: https://admissions.missouri.edu/online-tour/
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. Columbia is consistently recognized as one of the best college towns in America by sources such as CBS News and Livability. 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.
- Among more than 4,000 higher education institutions in the U.S., Mizzou was ranked #93 by QS World University Rankings 2020 and #61 among public higher education institutions by US. News & World Report 2019.
- Nine out of ten Mizzou graduates have successful outcomes within six months of graduation.
- The University has an annual research budget of $205 million (USD) and is among the Top 10 universities in the country for undergraduate research.
- Our 2,000+ full-time faculty include a Nobel laureate, a retired NASA astronaut, and 10 National Academy of Science members.
- The University of Missouri alumni network has more than 350,000 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, $10,000 International Honors Scholarship, and our full cost Stamps Scholars award.
Learn more about scholarships for international students at the Financial Aid website: https://financialaid.missouri.edu/types-of-aid/scholarships/international.php