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University of Missouri - University of Missouri, University of Missouri

Address: Columbia, MO 65211, United States

Description University of Missouri - University of Missouri, University of Missouri

  • Established: 1839
  • Location: Columbia, Missouri, USA
  • Students age: 17+
  • Number of students: 30,000
  • Type of study: joint
  • Accommodation type: residence, apartments
  • Language of instruction : English.

University of Missouri is a public university offering over 300 programs in 13 areas. The University of Missouri is the flagship and largest educational institution in the state of Missouri. The university became widely known thanks to the world's first School of Journalism, founded by American journalist Walter Williams in 1908. The research center of the university is engaged in research in the field of nuclear physics and medicine, and is considered the main center of the United States in these areas. In addition, the educational institution owns a whole complex of clinics and hospitals.

The University of Missouri is a member of the American Universities Association and is one of the universities with a very high level of research activity. The institution spent $ 256 million in 2018 on research and infrastructure development, according to the National Science Foundation.

The university was founded in 1839 and became the first university to open on the west bank of the Mississippi River. In order to support the educational institution, local residents raised $ 117,921. The land on which the university was built belonged to the politician and lawyer James Rollins, who was called the "founding father of the university."

Over its rich history, the educational institution has gained a lot of experience and several traditions, one of them - Tiger Walk - a special dedication for freshmen, during which students get acquainted with the main organizations of the university and make a symbolic walk through the historical part of the university. Homecoming is another tradition dating back to 1911, when an athletic coach and manager invited alumni to an important match between the universities of Missouri and Kansas. This tradition is named one of the best in America, as part of the event, many students participate in donating blood - the event was included in the Guinness Book as the largest in the States.


  • Academy of Arts
  • College of Education
  • Institute of Agriculture and Food Products
  • Institute of Law
  • School of Medicine
  • College of Engineering
  • School of Journalism
  • School of Business
  • School of Music
  • Department of nursing
  • Veterinary medicine
  • Social work
  • College of Life Sciences
  • Faculty of Accounting
  • School of Natural Sciences
  • School of Information Technology
  • Faculty of Health
  • School of Fine Arts
  • Department of International Relations.

Facts and Figures:

  • 510 hectares = campus area
  • 78.1% = percentage of applicants
  • 3.6 = GPA average
  • TOP-10 universities of the country
  • $ 138 Million - Scholarship Fund in 2017-18
  • 92.7% of the teaching staff have doctoral degrees.


  • ARWU = 57-66
  • Forbes = 219
  • THE / WSJ = 348
  • US News and World Report = 124
  • Washington Monthly = 122
  • ARWU-Global = 151-200
  • QS-World = 551-560
  • THE-World = 401-500
  • US News and World Report = 369.

Famous graduates

  • William Baker - architect involved in the construction of one of the tallest skyscrapers in the world
  • Tom Berenguer - Emmy Award winning actor
  • Kate Capshaw - actress, best known for the movie "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom"
  • Chris Cooper - Emmy Award winning actor
  • Sheryl Crow - singer, author, musician
  • Robert Dixon - scientist, Nobel laureate
  • Linda Godwin - NASA Astronaut
  • Tim Kane - Senator from Virginia
  • Jim Lehrer - journalist
  • Richard Matheson - author of I Am Legend
  • Brad Pitt - actor, producer
  • Sam Walton - founder of Walmart
  • Tennessee Williams is a playwright.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in University of Missouri - University of Missouri, University of Missouri

Program name
from 17 000 $ / semester


  • Age: 17+
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Duration : 3-4 years.

Popular destinations:

  • Printing and packaging technologies
  • Sociology
  • Veterinary
  • The medicine
  • Pedagogy
  • Information Technology
  • Programming
  • Political science
  • Journalism
  • Light industry technologies
  • Agriculture, forestry and water management
  • Food production technologies
  • Jurisprudence.
from 17 000 $ / semester

Master's degree

  • Age: 21+
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Duration : 1-2 years.

Popular programs:

  • Journalism
  • Sociology
  • Engineering
  • The medicine
  • Pedagogy
  • Information Technology
  • Programming
  • Political science
  • Accounting
  • Agriculture, forestry and water management
  • Food production technologies
  • Jurisprudence.

Accommodation, housing and food

The university owns 23 residential residences on campus and two hostels outside the university campus. Many residences offer to participate in the social life of the university, visit clubs of interest. Room types:

Community-style rooms

Suite-style rooms

Single rooms

A partment rates

Rooms formed in the community, the bathroom is designed for the community

Twin rooms with shared bathroom

Rooms in which bathrooms can be designed for 1-2 people (tenant and neighbor) can be on the floor or in the wing

Apartments near the campus within walking distance

from $ 6105 per year

from $ 8765 per year

from $ 7865 per year

Studios and single rooms with kitchens, living rooms, private and shared bathrooms

678 $ per month

974 $ per month

874 $ per month

10 605 $ per year or 11 78 $ per month

The rental price includes:

  • the Internet
  • Cable TV
  • Laundry (free)
  • Furnished room.

Events University of Missouri - University of Missouri, University of Missouri

Extracurricular activities play no less important for the formation of a harmonious personality than study. For these reasons, the University of Missouri strives to create conditions for rewarding, interesting leisure and diversified student development. Students will be able to find activities of interest, improve communication skills, and develop leadership qualities. Communities and clubs of interest:

  • Sports journalism
  • Student newspaper
  • Documentary journalism
  • Religious associations
  • Science Clubs
  • Community "Women in Media".



Equipment University of Missouri - University of Missouri, University of Missouri

The university is located in Columbia, Missouri. Colombia is in the TOP 10 student cities and has the following benefits for international students:

  • Small town comfort and convenience
  • Low cost of living and food
  • Wide range of entertainment
  • Historical and cultural sites.

The main campus is 510 hectares, the university is located south of a large business center known as Downtown Columbia. The campus is included in the register of historical places in the United States, and the territory is equated to a botanical garden.

All buildings in the vast area are divided into two types - red and white buildings, representing academic, research and student structures. In addition, clinics and hospitals are located here.

  • Medical facilities
  • Diagnostic laboratories
  • Institute of Nano- and Molecular Medicine
  • Center for Life Sciences
  • Business incubator
  • Research Center for Cardiology
  • Farms and gardens.

The public educational institution receives sufficient funding and actively invests in infrastructure development. The university includes not only modern and well-equipped academic and research centers, but also cultural sites - the Museum of Arts and Archeology, the Francis Quadrangle Historical Center, a theater and a music school. The university contains the largest library system in Missouri.

Scholarships University of Missouri - University of Missouri, University of Missouri


Scholarship Amount

Primary requirements

International Honors Scholarship

$ 10,000 per year

Admission immediately after school, excellent academic performance, confident language proficiency

International Merit Scholarship

5000 $ per year

Global Black & Gold Scholarship

7000 $ -15000 $ per year

3.90 GPA

Minimum 24 credits

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