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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 18,948 prospective students applied, and 14,750 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 4,673 enrolled in the school.  25,265 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,578 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $8,637 plus fees of $1,335. University of Missouri-Columbia is ranked 234 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

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

University of Missouri-Columbia is rated within the top 33% 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 2020 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Difficult
University of Missouri Columbia overview
SAT 1090/1290
ACT 23/29
GPA 3.61
Applications Accepted
77.8% 
University of Missouri Columbia overview
Applications Due May 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Missouri Resident Tuition
$8,637
In State Costs for University of Missouri Columbia
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,232
Other Fees$1,335
Room and Board $10,786
Budget for Other Expenses$4,776
Total One Year Cost$26,766
Out of State Resident Tuition
$25,707
Out of State Costs for University of Missouri Columbia
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,232
Other Fees$1,335
Room and Board $10,786
Budget for Other Expenses$4,776
Total One Year Cost$43,836

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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.

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