University of Missouri Columbia: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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University of Missouri Columbia is a large four-year, public school with 35,425 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1839 and is one of the 6 schools and colleges located in Columbia, Missouri.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
127
Good
Bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are available at University of Missouri Columbia.

University of Missouri Columbia implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 127 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Medical, Business, Nursing, and Communication and Journalism. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
87%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at University of Missouri Columbia is high at 87% (well above Missouri average). Considering this statistic, apparently students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at University of Missouri Columbia is good: 71%.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Missouri Columbia is reasonably decent - 20:1. Find out more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$25,300
High
Average tuition cost is very high - around $24,000 annually. The additional fees at University of Missouri Columbia not covered by tuition are nearly $1,300; which comes to $25,300 per academic year.

Read the details about University of Missouri Columbia additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
78%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 21,988 applications were submitted and 17,180 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

The school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at University of Missouri Columbia in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,900
Medium
University of Missouri Columbia provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of Missouri Columbia, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
University of Missouri Columbia provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 7,300 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable - nearly $6,900 per academic year.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at University of Missouri Columbia. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, University of Missouri Columbia seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of Missouri Columbia Location and Maps



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