University of Missouri requires a minimum of 120 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. University of Missouri accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, University of Missouri has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 72% of students who start college at University of Missouri finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
University of Missouri offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: University of Missouri may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
University of Missouri has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with University of Missouri directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, University of Missouri students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at University of Missouri.
Student Designed Majors
University of Missouri allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
University of Missouri does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at University of Missouri
University of Missouri offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.
✅ University of Missouri offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ University of Missouri has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ University of Missouri offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ University of Missouri offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.
❌ University of Missouri does not require an internship for any students.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Ellis Library and there are 8 other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
University of Missouri offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering
•Accountancy, Occupational Therapy, Agricultural & Applied Economics, Computer Science, Dietetics, English, Food & Hospitality Systems, Journalism, Natural Resources/Parks & Rec, Public Affairs, Statistics, Theatre
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does University of Missouri have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
University of Missouri has an Army ROTC program, an Air Force ROTC program and a Navy ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at University of Missouri include:
•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
•a Navy ROTC branch unit on campus
•an Air Force branch unit on campus
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