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Study at University of Missouri Columbia

The University of Missouri, also known as the University of Missouri–Columbia or Mizzou or MU, is a public land-grant and research university. It was established in 1839. Mizzou is the flagship of the University of Missouri System. The university offers more than 250 undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs through the following academic divisions:

  • College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
  • College of Arts and Science
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Human Environmental Sciences
  • College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Graduate School
  • Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs
  • School of Accountancy
  • School of Health Professions
  • School of Information Science and Learning Technologies
  • School of Journalism
  • School of Law
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Music
  • School of Natural Resources
  • School of Social Work=
  • Sinclair School of Nursing
  • Trulaske College of Business
University of Missouri's official mascot is Truman the Tiger, and the sports teams are nicknamed the Tigers.

Profile of University of Missouri ColumbiaUniversity of Missouri is in Columbia, MO. Columbia is a small city. The school is a public institution. University of Missouri issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

Fields of study in vogue at the school include media.

University of Missouri Selectivity

Not all applicants to University of Missouri are accepted. The top quarter of students at the school scored at least 650 on the verbal SAT test. Students' math SAT scores were most often in the range 540 to 650 in 2007.

The most successful professors at University of Missouri are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time. The the school teaching staff is well compensated compared to other schools.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 28, 405 students study at University of Missouri .

Student Life
Students participate in Big Twelve Conference athletics. University of Missouri Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management1, 071business, accounting, electronic commerce
Liberal Arts1, 040political science, interdisciplinary studies, English, history, general studies, sociology, area studies, anthropology, . . .
Education and Teaching860curriculum and instruction, agricultural teaching, secondary teaching, elementary school teaching, social foundations of education, school Counselling, special ed, early childhood education, . . .
Media624communication studies
Science419biology, biochemistry, chemistry, physics, atmospheric sciences, geology, microbiology, bacteriology, . . .
Engineering408mechanical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, chemical engineering, bioengineering, industrial engineering, archeology, nuclear engineering, . . .
Family and Social Work393social work, food and nutrition, public administration, family studies, housing, family resource management
Therapy and Counselling358psychology, physical therapy
Nursing and Emergency Medicine237registered nursing
Medicine187medicine, veterinary medicine, health professions, veterinary sciences, public health, pharmaceutics and drug design
Law156law, legal research
Agricultural Science and Management121agricultural economics, agricultural management, agricultural mechanization, agriculture, food science, agricultural journalism
Computer Science and Engineering118computer and info science, computer engineering, information technology
Conservation and Resource Management94conservation, forestry
Hospitality86hotel management
Animal Science and Care86animal science
Medical Support and Technology80audiology and speech pathology, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, clinical and medical lab science
Construction Trades73apparel and textiles
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy71parks and recreation studies, occupational therapy, exercise science, nutrition sciences
Mathematics66mathematics, statistics, applied mathematics
Religion and Philosophy53philosophy, religion
Art Studies50art studies
Landscaping and Horticulture46plant sciences, agronomy, horticultural science
Medical administration26health care administration, medical informatics
Drama and Performing Arts13drama
Contact: University of MissouriUniversity of Missouri Columbia

105 Jesse Hall

Columbia, MO 65211

General Phone: (573) 882-2121


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