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University of Missouri

Address: Columbia, Missouri 65211, United States

Description University of Missouri

  • Founded: 1839 year
  • Location: Columbia, Missouri, USA
  • Age of students: from 17 years
  • Number of people: 30920 students
  • Type of education: mixed
  • Accommodation Type: Residence
  • English language.

The University of Missouri (MU) is the first state university to emerge on the west coast of the Mississippi River. This university, founded in 1839, is recognized as the largest in the state: every year more than 30 thousand people from 100 countries around the world receive education here.

More than 270 specializations at various levels are available for the profession - bachelor and master. The structure of the university includes 18 schools and colleges in various areas:

  1. College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (School of Natural Resources)
  2. College of Arts and Sciences (School of Music + School of Public Relations named after Harry Truman)
  3. College of Business (School of Accounting)
  4. Pedagogical College (School of Information Sciences and Education Technologies)
  5. Technical College
  6. School of Medical Professions
  7. School of Journalism
  8. Faculty of Medicine
  9. Faculty of Law
  10. School of Nursing
  11. Veterinary College
  12. College of Environmental Sciences (School of Social Work).

The university is part of the University of Missouri System group of educational institutions, which includes four campuses:

  • Mizzou (main campus, University of Missouri - Colombia)
  • Rolle (Missouri University of Science and Technology, MS & T)
  • Kansas City (University of Missouri - Kansas City, UMKC)
  • St. Louis (University of Missouri - St. Louis, UMSL).

The university has a strong teaching staff - the ratio of students and teachers is 1:20. In total, more than 2,600 qualified teachers work here, many of whom have come to America from other countries.

The university is also one of the 34 high schools affiliated to the Association of American Universities; it is the only university in Missouri. Also in 2014 and 2013, the university ranked 97th in the News & World Report ranking.

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

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  • Age: from 17 years old
  • Dates: September-June
  • Cost: from 27090 $
  • Duration of the program: 4 years.

At the undergraduate degree at the University of Missouri, more than 2/3 of the total number of university students are 23,870 people. More than 80 specializations in various areas are available for bachelor's degree education - medicine, engineering, veterinary medicine, agriculture, economics, business and more.


  • Age: from 20 years
  • Dates: September-June
  • Cost: from $ 24,250
  • Duration of the program: 2 years.

There are 7,050 people enrolled in the master’s department of the University of Missouri. To obtain a master's degree, young people can choose more than 100 specializations from any directions offered at the faculties of the university.

Accommodation, housing and food

Students at the University of Missouri live in dormitories on campus, and can eat at the local canteen and catering facilities.

Equipment University of Missouri

In Colombia is the main campus of the University of Missouri network called Mizzou. The campus is a 5 minute walk from downtown Colombia. The area of the campus is 1262 acres, and there is so much greenery here that looks more like a botanical garden than a student city. Among the numerous facilities of the university infrastructure is a building recognized as a historical monument of architecture - this is the Francis Yard.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The deadline for submission of documents for the undergraduate degree - until December 1. For masters - depending on the chosen program.

Cost of programs:

  • Undergraduate - from $ 27090
  • Masters - from $ 24,250.

Additional charge:

  • Registration fee - $ 65
  • Educational materials
  • Accommodation - $ 15560
  • Transport
  • Other expenses - $ 1230
  • Medical insurance
  • Purchase air tickets in both directions.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

To enter the University of Missouri, foreigners will need to collect a minimum set of documents:

  1. Bachelor degree:
  • Online application for education
  • High school diploma
  • English proficiency testing (IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 79, SAT 1160, ACT 24).
  1. To magistracy:
  • Online application for education
  • Bachelor's degree
  • GRE or GMAT entrance exam results
  • English proficiency testing (IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 79, SAT 1160, ACT 24).

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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