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University of Missouri-Columbia

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Rating

Public

Type

33,333

Students

$26,991

Tuition

81%

Acceptance

#482

Ranking

Midsize City

Campus Setting

Columbia, MO

105 Jesse Hall, Columbia, MO 65211-1050

University of Missouri-Columbia is a very large public university located in Columbia, MO ranked 12th in Missouri. It has a total of 24,572 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, with a 80.73% acceptance rate. University of Missouri-Columbia offers 296 different majors and is best known for its Journalism, Foreign Languages and Literatures, and Agricultural Mechanization programs (nationally ranked 1st, 4th, and 5th respectively). With an annual tuition of $9,120 for in-state students and $26,991 for those from out-of-state, University of Missouri-Columbia is reasonably high-priced. 59.86% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, working. After college, alumni go on to bring in more or less $48,300 per year, which is 16% over the national median.
Rankings

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Cost

$28,348
Above Average

University of Missouri-Columbia

$28,348

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$45,068

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$34,647

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

81%Acceptance
Not Very Selective

University of Missouri-Columbia

81%

National

69%
Sat

1120 - 1340

10% of students submit

Admissions Yield

34%

ACT

23 - 28

90% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$55

Students

24,572Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

99%

Part-Time

1%
Male

48%

In-state

83%

Female

52%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

4%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
10% Business/Commerce, General8% Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General8% Journalism75% Others

10% Business/Commerce, General

8% Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General

8% Journalism

75% Others

Business/Commerce, General

10%

819 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General

8%

624 Graduates

Journalism

8%

621 Graduates

Accounting

4%

323 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

4%

293 Graduates

Psychology, General

3%

285 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

3%

265 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

3%

227 Graduates

Speech Communication and Rhetoric

2%

186 Graduates

Academics

C+
Professors
StudentsProfessors17:117:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

17

Number of Library Books

2,296,760

Academic Spend per Student

$14,153

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

Full-time Retention Rate

87%

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$39,400/Year

University of Missouri-Columbia

$39,400

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$39,400

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$48,300

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

59%