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University of Missouri Columbia

Columbia, Missouri

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Overview

Student Population
29,843
University of Missouri Columbia overview
Location Columbia, Missouri
Online missouri.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
University of Missouri Columbia overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Columbia, Missouri, University of Missouri Columbia is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 20,015 prospective students applied, and 16,158 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 5,431 enrolled in the school.  25,265 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,578 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $9,120 plus fees of $1,357. University of Missouri-Columbia is ranked 242 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

7/10
Overall
8/10
Academics
6/10
Resources
8/10
Outcomes
9/10
Value

University of Missouri-Columbia is rated within the top 34% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for University of Missouri Columbia within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very High
University of Missouri Columbia overview
SAT 1120/1340
ACT 23/29
GPA 3.61
Applications Accepted
80.7% 
University of Missouri Columbia overview
Applications Due May 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $55

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Annual Cost to Attend

Missouri Resident Tuition
$9,120
In State Costs for University of Missouri Columbia
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,260
Other Fees$1,357
Room and Board $10,508
Budget for Other Expenses$4,952
Total One Year Cost$27,197
Out of State Resident Tuition
$26,991
Out of State Costs for University of Missouri Columbia
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,260
Other Fees$1,357
Room and Board $10,508
Budget for Other Expenses$4,952
Total One Year Cost$45,068

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$54,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
69% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Missouri Columbia students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 18%
Communication 13%
Health Professions 9%
Engineering 7%
Social Sciences 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=178396 IPEDS survey data for University of Missouri Columbia.

Current students may use the University of Missouri Columbia GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.