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University of Missouri

University of Missouri

+1 573-882-7786

230 Jesse Hall Colombia, MO USA 65211

Founded in 1839, the University of Missouri (commonly referred to as Mizzou) is a public research institution. The university is located in Columbia, Missouri, and it is the largest university in the state. It is widely known for its excellent journalism and engineering programs, as well as its competitive football team. Notable alumni include actor Brad Pitt, Walmart founder Sam Walton, and New York Times’ Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Chris Hamby.

Mizzou’s acceptance rate is 82% and its graduation rate is 68%. Its student enrollment comprises more than 30,000 undergraduates and postgraduates, representing all 50 states and over 100 countries. Mizzou’s tuition rate is $10,723 per year for in-state students and $29,005 per year for out-of-state students. Mizzou has 12 schools and colleges, which offer over 300 undergraduate and postgraduate programs combined. The university follows a semester-based academic calendar.

Set on 1,262 acres in the heart of the Midwest, Mizzou provides students a dynamic experience steeped in school pride. The Mizzou Tigers, who compete in the NCAA Division I Southeastern Conference, draw large crowds. Mizzou is particularly competitive in football, and its school mascot is Truman the Tiger, named for Missouri native President Harry Truman. Mizzou boasts a unique botanical garden, with 735 acres and more than 40,000 plants. The garden serves as an opportunity for research, education, and economic development. Students also participate in over 600 clubs and organizations. More than 20 percent of students join the school’s 50+ fraternities and sororities.

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