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#101 Overall Influence #1169 Desirability Rank

University of Missouri

Public research university in Columbia, Missouri, USA

The University of Missouri (often referred to as “Mizzou”) was founded in 1839. It was the first public university west of the Mississippi River.

With a student enrollment of more than 30,000 souls, MIzzou offers over 300 degree programs in 13 major academic divisions. It is perhaps best known for the Missouri School of Journalism, founded in 1908 as the world’s first professional school devoted to the field of journalism. The university’s Research Reactor Center is the world’s most powerful university research reactor and is the sole source of isotopes used for nuclear medicine in the US.

Mizzou Online is one of the top public, distance-learning programs in the country, offering more than 1,000 online courses within the framework of 150+ degree and certificate programs.

Mizzou is associated with four Nobel laureates, namely:

Other distinguished Mizzou-associated individuals include the following:

Mizzou is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

From Wikipedia

The University of Missouri is a public land-grant research university in Columbia, Missouri. It is Missouri's largest university and the flagship of the four-campus University of Missouri System. Founded in 1839, it was the first public university west of the Mississippi River. It is a member of the Association of American Universities.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

20,641

Acceptance

82%

Graduation Rate

73%

Median SAT Score

1230

Median ACT Score

26

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$9,330

Fees (in-state)

$1,393

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$56,600

Employed

93%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

25K

Under-Grads

21K

Graduates

4K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

105 Jesse Hall, Columbia MO 65211

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

27 per 100K

Violent Crime

4 per 100K

What is University of Missouri known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#102 World Rank
Biology
#22 World Rank
Communications
#103 World Rank
Literature
#77 World Rank
Business
#107 World Rank
Medical
#66 World Rank
Education
#70 World Rank
Psychology
#78 World Rank
Political Science
#68 World Rank
History
#183 World Rank
Mathematics
#175 World Rank
Engineering
#114 World Rank
Law
#116 World Rank
Economics
#238 World Rank
Philosophy
#228 World Rank
Physics
#249 World Rank
Chemistry
#258 World Rank
Computer Science
#59 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#121 World Rank
Sociology
#108 World Rank
Anthropology
#291 World Rank
Religious Studies
#84 World Rank
Nursing
#167 World Rank
Social Work

Other areas of influence

#172 World Rank
Criminal Justice

Influential People

Who are University of Missouri's Most influential alumni?

University of Missouri 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Communications, Earth Sciences, and Education

Stan Kroenke

American businessman

Larry C. Johnson

Larry C. Johnson

American political pundit

William Least Heat-Moon

William Least Heat-Moon

American writer

Janet Shamlian

Janet Shamlian

American journalist

Donald Dawson

United States general

Carol Loomis

American journalist

Allen Steele

Allen Steele

US science fiction author

Hunein Maassab

American medicine professor

Michael D. C. Drout

Professor of English and Tolkien researcher

Brad Bushman

American psychologist

Russ Mitchell

Russ Mitchell

American journalist

Huda Salih Mahdi Ammash

Iraqi microbiologist