University of Missouri-St. Louis

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world rank  748

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University Overview

Founded in 1963, University of Missouri-St. Louis is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of St. Louis (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Missouri. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 57 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UMSL also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UMSL
Founded 1963
Motto Salus Populi
The Welfare of the People
Colours Red and gold

University Location

Address One University Boulevard
St. Louis
63121-4400 Missouri
United States
Tel +1 (314) 516 5000
Fax +1 (314) 516 5378

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are considered but not required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office One University Boulevard, 351 Millennium Student Center
St. Louis 63121-4400
(314) 516 5451
888 GO2 UMSL

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Intensive
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Missouri-St. Louis's Library
University of Missouri-St Louis's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 686,574 physical volumes, 3,895 physical media and 267 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of Missouri-St Louis's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
University of Missouri-St. Louis provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,140 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1963


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Chemical Society
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
  • Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education (DESE)
  • National Association of School Psychologist (NASP)
  • Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Accreditation Council on Optometric Education
  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Missouri System
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • American Council on Education (ACE)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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