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The University of Missouri - Columbia

The University of Missouri - Columbia

105 Jesse Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
(573) 882-2121

Founded in 1839, the University of Missouri-Columbia is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Columbia, MO. MU is the the fourth oldest biggest institution in the state of Missouri. Students are offered 15 certificates, 78 degrees at the bachelors level, 81 degrees at the masters level, and 57 degrees at the doctoral level by Mizzou. 32,341 students sought degrees from the 111 programs at Missouri in 2010. MU offers subjects such as public health and education. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. MU is one of 6 institutions with a medical school in Missouri.

Admission

In 2010, 20,664 students applied for admission to this big university. It admitted 81% of applicants or 16,738 students. About 53% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 20,664 students applied for admission to this big university. It admitted 81% of applicants or 16,738 students. About 53% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 81%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 82%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 80%

Student Demographics

In 2010, 32,341 students were enrolled at this university.

Student Demographics

In 2010, 32,341 students were enrolled at this university.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 15200
  • Total Enrolled Female: 17141
  • Undergraduate Male: 11920
  • Undergraduate Female: 12914
  • Graduate Male: 3153
  • Graduate Female: 4354

Faculty Demographics

MU employs 4,347 teachers. About 70% of teachers are full-time, about 29% of teachers are part-time, and approximately 59% of faculty are men.

Faculty Demographics

MU employs 4,347 teachers. About 70% of teachers are full-time, about 29% of teachers are part-time, and approximately 59% of faculty are men.

  • Male: 2576
  • Female: 1771
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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