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Colleges / University of Missouri

University of Missouri

Columbia, MO 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate77%
Acceptance Rate77%

About University of Missouri

Maybe you already know what you want to be and do, or maybe you don’t. That’s OK. No pressure — now is the time to explore. With more than 300 degree programs, 12 schools and colleges, renowned undergraduate research opportunities, endless ways to get involved on campus, and our awesome version of “breaks” here and abroad, we’re certain you’ll figure it out. And when you do, we’ll be right there cheering you on.

University of Missouri is a public, state school in the suburb of Columbia, Missouri. University of Missouri was founded in 1839. The college currently enrolls around 31,413 students per year, including 23,706 undergrad students.

University of Missouri Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into University of Missouri. The acceptance rate at University of Missouri is 77%. Out of 19,966 applications received in 2022, 15,283 students were offered admission.

University of Missouri Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 77%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 7%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


Student Life


Tuition & Aid

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University of Missouri Campus Tours

University of Missouri is locatedin the town of Columbia, Missouri,.

If you would like to see University of Missouri for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 70, Highway 63 to Columbia, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Columbia Regional.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what University of Missouri and Columbia are like without leaving home.

College Info

University of Missouri Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Missouri is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Missouri is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

University of Missouri ACT Scores


ACT Range

23 - 30

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

30 and Above


23 to 30


23 and Less


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University of Missouri SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

560 - 670


Reading SAT Range

570 - 680

University of Missouri Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees


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Cost Breakdown
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Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Missouri is like? There are approximately 31,412 students enrolled at University of Missouri, including 23,706 undergraduate students and 7,706 graduate students. 92% percent of students attend school full-time, 80% percent are from MO and 20% percent of students are from other states.


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Part Time


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