University of Missouri is on a 1,262-acre campus in the suburban setting of Columbia, Missouri.
There are many activities and organizations for University of Missouri students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? University of Missouri has fraternities and sororities.
University of Missouri has the Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity (Academic). In fact, more students participate in the Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity (Academic) than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at University of Missouri include Pre-Medical Society (Academic), Alpha Phi Omega (Service), Mizzou Global Medical Training (Service) and UM Investment Group (Academic).
University of Missouri students' favorite campus events are Homecoming, Midnight BBQ and International Welcome Party.
This table offers information on housing at University of Missouri.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for freshman|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||28%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||6,392|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||72%|
University of Missouri offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most University of Missouri students live off campus. In 2022, 28% of undergrads at University of Missouri lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 72% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of Missouri. There are 6,392 spots available in on-campus housing for all 23,706 undergraduates. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
University of Missouri offers coed housing.
At University of Missouri there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at University of Missouri:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cheerleading||Club Teams||Club Teams||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
University of Missouri is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The University of Missouri campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
University of Missouri offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit University of Missouri, take Interstate 70, Highway 63 to Columbia, MO. If you need to fly, book your flight to Columbia Regional airport.
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