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Colleges / University of Missouri

University of Missouri

Columbia, MO 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate79%

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 university in the suburb of Columbia, Missouri. University of Missouri was founded in 1839. The university enrolls around 31,318 students a year, including 23,778 undergrad students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for University of Missouri

It is moderately difficult to get into University of Missouri. Around 79% of applicants get into University of Missouri each year. Out of 20,303 applications received in 2022, 16,065 students were offered admission.

University of Missouri Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 79%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 9%

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University of Missouri is located in the town of Columbia, Missouri,.

If you want to see University of Missouri for yourself, be sure to 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.

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University of Missouri Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

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University of Missouri SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

560 - 670


Reading SAT Range

580 - 670

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Wondering what life at University of Missouri is like? There are approximately 31,318 students enrolled at University of Missouri, including 23,778 undergraduate students and 7,540 graduate students. 93% 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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