University of Missouri

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About University of Missouri

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).

According to 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. MU was founded in 1839 and was the first public university west of the Mississippi River. It is a member of the Association of American Universities.

University of Missouri's Online Degrees

BS or BA in Business Administration
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BSN in Nursing: RN to BSN
  • Required Credits: None Reported
  • Completion Time: None Reported
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BGS in General Studies
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
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BA in Psychology
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
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BA in English
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
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BA in Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
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BA in Sociology
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
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BES in Educational Studies
Degree Concentrations
  • Educational Games and Simulation Design
  • Educational Leadership
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
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BS in Early Childhood Education in a Mobile Society
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
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BS in Information Technology
  • Required Credits: 126
  • Completion Time: None Reported
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BHS in Public Health
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
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BS in Fitness Programming And Management
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
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BA in Communication
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
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BHS in Health Science
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
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BA in Public Administration
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
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BHS in Radiography
  • Required Credits: None Reported
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BHS in Respiratory Therapy
  • Required Credits: None Reported
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BS in Veterinary Technology
  • Required Credits: None Reported
  • Completion Time: None Reported
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BS in Business Administration
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
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BHS in Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
Degree Concentrations
  • Radiography
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Required Credits: 120-128
  • Completion Time: None Reported
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BA in Communication
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
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BS in Early Childhood Education in A Mobile Society
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BES in Educational Studies
Degree Concentrations
  • Educational Games and Simulation Design
  • Educational Leadership
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BA in English
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS in Fitness Programming and Management
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BGS in General Studies
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BHS in Health Science
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS in Information Technology
  • Required Credits: 126
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BA in Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BSN in Nursing: RN to BSN
Degree Concentrations
  • Program type: Degree completion
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BA in Psychology
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BA in Public Administration and Policy
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BHS in Public Health
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BA in Sociology
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS in Veterinary Technology
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MBA in Business Administration
Degree Concentrations
  • Bloch Professional
  • Required Credits: 39
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA in Economics
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
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MS in Finance
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
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MA in Art Education
  • Required Credits: 31
  • Completion Time: None Reported
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MS in Personal Financial Planning
  • Required Credits: None Reported
  • Completion Time: None Reported
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MBA in Business Administration
  • Required Credits: 45
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Business
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MAcc in Accountancy
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Technology In Schools
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
LLM in Dispute Resolution
  • Required Credits: 24
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in Early Childhood Education
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MLIS in E-Learning Information Professionals
  • Required Credits: 39
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA in Special Education
  • Required Credits: 33
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in School Counseling
  • Required Credits: 60
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in Early Childhood Special Education
Degree Concentrations
  • Autism
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in Gifted Education
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in Social Studies Education
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in Autism
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis
  • Required Credits: 33
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in Pk-12 Educational Leadership And Administration
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in Elementary Education
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in Literacy Education
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA in Youth Development
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Online Education
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MM in Music Education
  • Required Credits: 32
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in English
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in English Education
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in Mathematics Education
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in Positive Coaching And Athletic Leadership
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Learning Technologies And Design
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in Student Learning And Well-Being
  • Required Credits: 33
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in Tesol
  • Required Credits: 33
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA in Family And Community Services
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MLIS in Archival Studies
  • Required Credits: 39
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MSW in Social Work
  • Required Credits: 39
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MLIS in Library And Information Sciences
  • Required Credits: 39
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MLIS in Library Media Specialist
  • Required Credits: 39
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MPA in Public Affairs
Degree Concentrations
  • Public management
  • Nonprofit management
  • Public policy
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MHS in Respiratory Therapy
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Care Management
  • Required Credits: 33
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in Mental Health Practices In Schools
  • Required Credits: 32
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MPH in Health Promotion And Policy
  • Required Credits: 45
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Academic Medicine
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MHS in Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MHS in Clinical And Diagnostic Sciences
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Biomedical Science
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA/MS in Environment And Behavior
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Agroforestry
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Civil Engineering
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
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MS in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Industrial Engineering
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MPH in Veterinary Public Health
  • Required Credits: 45
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Biological Engineering (Non Thesis)
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MHS in Imaging Science
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Agricultural Leadership, Communication And Education
  • Required Credits: 32
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA in Defense and Strategic Studies
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MAcc in Accountancy
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA in Economics
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Finance
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Business
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Technology in Schools
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
LLM in Dispute Resolution
  • Required Credits: 24
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in Autism
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in Early Childhood Education
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in Early Childhood Special Education
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in Early Childhood Special Education-Autism
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in Elementary Education
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in English Education
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in Gifted Education
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Learning Technologies and Design
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in Literacy Education
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in Mathematics Education
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Online Education
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in Positive Coaching and Athletic Leadership
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in Social Studies Education
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MM in Music Education
  • Required Credits: 32
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in Pk-12 Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Required Credits: 33
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA in Special Education
  • Required Credits: 33
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in Student Learning and Well-Being
  • Required Credits: 33
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in TESOL
  • Required Credits: 33
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA in Youth Development
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MLIS in E-Learning Information Professionals
  • Required Credits: 39
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in School Counseling
  • Required Credits: 60
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MPA in Public Affairs
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA in Family and Community Services
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MLIS in Archival Studies
  • Required Credits: 39
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MLIS in Library and Information Sciences
  • Required Credits: 39
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MLIS in Library Media Specialist
  • Required Credits: 39
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MSW in Social Work
  • Required Credits: 39
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Academic Medicine
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MHS in Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MHS in Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MHS in Respiratory Therapy
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Care Management
  • Required Credits: 33
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in Mental Health Practices in Schools
  • Required Credits: 34
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Adult-Gerontology
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MPH in Health Promotion and Policy
  • Required Credits: 45
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Agroforestry
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Biological Engineering (Non-Thesis)
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA/MS in Environment and Behavior
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MHS in Imaging Science
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Industrial Engineering
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Biomedical Science
  • Required Credits: 31
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Agricultural Leadership, Communication and Education
  • Required Credits: 32
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MPH in Veterinary Public Health
  • Required Credits: 45
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online

University of Missouri Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
20,64182%73%123026

How Much Does University of Missouri Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)Fees (in-state)
$9,330$1,393

How Much Do University of Missouri Graduates Make?

If you graduate from University of Missouri, then you can expect to earn an average of $56,600 per year. You also have a 93% chance of being employed after 10 years.

University of Missouri's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
24,92021,0033,917

Where is University of Missouri?

University of Missouri is located at 105 Jesse Hall, Columbia MO 65211

How Safe is University of Missouri?

Columbia has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is University of Missouri Known For?

University of Missouri is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of Missouri's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

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, Business, and Psychology. Here are some of University of Missouri's most famous alumni:

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