U.S. College Ranking
Check out the latest U.S. College Ranking

University of Missouri

 

University of Missouri

University of Missouri

The University of Missouri (Mizzou, MU, University of Missouri–Columbia or simply Missouri) is a public research university located in the state of Missouri. In 1839 the university was founded in Columbia, Missouri, as the first public institution of higher education west of the Mississippi River. The largest university in Missouri, MU enrolls over 32,000 students in 20 academic colleges. The university is the flagship of the University of Missouri System which maintains campuses in Rolla, Kansas City and St. Louis. MU is one of thirty-four public universities to be members of the Association of American Universities and the only one in Missouri. There are more than 248,000 MU alumni living worldwide, with almost half continuing to reside in Missouri. The University of Missouri was ranked 94th in the 2011 U.S. News & World Report among the national universities, the highest ranked public school in the state.

The campus of the University of Missouri is 1,372 acres (5.55 km2) just south of Downtown Columbia and is maintained as a botanical garden. The historical campus is centered on David R. Francis Quadrangle, a historic district that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and a number of buildings on the National Register of Historic Places. In 1908 the world’s first school of journalism was founded by Walter Williams at the suggestion of Joseph Pulitzer as the Missouri School of Journalism. The University of Missouri Research Reactor Center is the world’s most powerful university research reactor. It is one of only six public universities in the United States with a school of medicine, veterinary medicine, engineering, agriculture, and law all on one campus. The university also owns the University of Missouri Health Care system which operates four hospitals in Mid-Missouri.

The University of Missouri’s Division I-A athletic teams are known as the Missouri Tigers and compete as members of the Big 12 conference. The school’s mascot, Truman the Tiger, is named after Missourian and former U.S. president Harry S Truman. According to the NCAA the American tradition of Homecoming was established at the University in 1911; the tradition has since been adopted nationwide.

University of Missouri Rankings in 2010

University of Missouri Rankings in 2011

University of Missouri Tuition and Fees

All students enrolled at the University of Missouri are required to pay tuition based on the number of credits of instruction they are receiving. Courses taken as a hearer (auditor) are charged at their normal credit value when computing the amount of fees to be paid.Students who are not residents of Missouri, as defined by the Residence and Educational Fee Assessment Rules, will be assessed an additional nonresident fee based on the number of credits of instruction they are receiving.
UNDERGRADUATE
Tuition – per credit $245.60
Nonresident Fee – per credit; applies in addition to Tuition if not a Missouri resident $400.50
Prepaid Health Fee – flat rate $92.78
Recreation Facility Fee – flat rate $133.11
Student Activity Fee $157.56
Information Technology Fee – per credit $12.20
Back to top
GRADUATE
Tuition – per credit $306.80
Nonresident Fee – per credit; applies in addition to Tuition if not a Missouri resident $485.20
Prepaid Health Fee – flat rate $92.78
Recreation Facility Fee – flat rate $133.11
Student Activity Fee $135.99
Information Technology Fee – per credit $12.20
Back to top
COURSE FEES
All course fees are per credit hour unless otherwise noted.
Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Course Fee $41.40
Allied Health Course Fee $54.70
Applied Music Fee – per semester fee assessed to students enrolled in an Applied Music course or courses $206.90
Business School Undergraduate Course Fee $35.50
Trulaske Business School Graduate Course Fee $75.00
Cooperative Work Study Program – flat fee assessed to students registered with the College of Engineering for work experience as required; there is no credit awarded for this $15.00
College of Education Undergraduate Certification Course Fee $35.50
Engineering Course Fee $60.00
Human Environmental Sciences Course Fee $38.50
Journalism Course Fee $41.40
Music Ensemble Classes – Tuition and nonresident fees for music ensemble classes are assessed but are offset by a scholarship award of the same amount.
Nursing Undergraduate Course Fee $60.00
Nursing Graduate Course Fee – assessed per clinical credit hour $166.40
Science Lab Course Fee – assessed on Science courses with lab component in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics in the College of Arts and Science, and Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Pharmacology and Physiology, and Pathology and Anatomical Sciences, departments in the School of Medicine. $11.10
Back to top
LAW – JD and LLM
Law JD Tuition – per credit $504.10
Law JD Nonresident Fee – per credit; applies in addition to Tuition if not a Missouri resident $491.20
Law LLM Tuition – per credit $571.60
Law LLM Nonresident Fee – per credit; applies in addition to Tuition if not a Missouri resident $559.60
Prepaid Health Fee – flat rate $92.78
Recreation Facility Fee – flat rate $133.11
Student Activity Fee $135.99
Information Technology Fee – per credit $12.20
Back to top
VETERINARY MEDICINE
Tuition – flat rate for 16 hours $8,331.20
Nonresident Fee – flat rate for 16 hours; applies in addition to Tuition if not a Missouri resident $12,857.60
Prepaid Health Fee – years 1 and 2 – flat rate $92.78
Prepaid Health Fee – years 3 and 4 – flat rate $130.64
Recreation Facility Fee – years 1 and 2 – flat rate $133.11
Recreation Facility Fee – years 3 and 4 – flat rate $166.39
Student Activity Fee $135.99
Information Technology Fee – flat rate for 16 hours $195.20
Back to top
OTHER REQUIRED FEES
Art Expendable Materials Fee Please contact the Art Department at 573-882-3555 for the amount.
Exam only – flat rate $306.80
International Student Insurance $100,000 Limit – mandatory medical insurance assessed to International Students with legacy system ID#’s 741000 and above. (It is optional for International Students with legacy system ID#’s 740999 and below.) $472.00
Laboratory Equipment – Breakage or loss of laboratory equipment due to personal negligence on the part of the student shall be assessed against the student when the actual value of the supplies exceeds $1.00. The amount of this charge shall be determined by the department
Study Abroad Administration Fee – per academic year; Exchange Program $500.00
Study Abroad Administration Fee – per academic year; Partner, non-MU, and Non-Exchange Programs $350.00
Study Abroad Administration Fee – per academic year; individual departments such as School of Journalism Please contact the department for cost.
Back to top
MU DIRECT
Most MU Direct classes are assessed tuition at the undergraduate rate of $245.60 per credit hour or the graduate rate of $306.80 per credit hour depending on the student’s level. However, some MU Direct classes have a higher rate of tuition per below. All MU Direct classes also have the Information Technology fee assessed at $12.20 per credit hour.
American Humanics – Graduate $437.80
American Humanics – Undergraduate $387.80
Architectural Studies $475.00
Big 12 Engineering consortium $502.80
eMINTS $87.80
Great Plains – Graduate $432.80
Great Plains – Undergraduate $307.80
Health Administration – students starting in Spring 2009 $600.00
Health Administration – students starting in Spring 2010 $650.00
Health Ethics $650.00
Health Informatics – students starting in Spring 2009 $600.00
Health Informatics – students starting in Spring 2010 $650.00
Media Management $450.00
Nursing – Graduate $329.00
Vet Med Biomedical $325.60
Information Technology Fee – per credit hour $12.20
Back to top

Schools and Colleges of University of Missouri

University of Missouri News

[feedsnap, 10]http://mizzouwire.missouri.edu/index.xml[/feedsnap]