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University of Missouri-Columbia

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Rating

Public

Type

33,333

Students

$26,991

Tuition

81%

Acceptance

#138

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 12thin Missouri. It has a total of 24,572 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 80.73% of applicants. 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 a tuition cost of $9,120 for in-state students and $26,991 for those from out-of-state, University of Missouri-Columbia is somewhat moderately costly. 59.86% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $48,300 per year, which is 16% greater than the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$28,348/Year
Above Average

University of Missouri-Columbia

$28,348

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$45,068/year

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

Pay with Financial Aid

$34,647/year

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

4,615

Part-Time

58
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

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

Full-time Retention Rate

87%

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

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%