Mizzou’s Top 10
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MU’s 34,658 enrollment is the most diverse in university history with record numbers of international, minority and out-of-state students. Mizzou Tigers graduate, on average, in 4.2 years.
Based on quality of teaching, research and scholarship, MU is one of only 34 public U.S. universities invited to membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU).
A $2.1 billion global enterprise, MU accounts for 70 percent of the research dollars flowing to Missouri public universities. Research generates new knowledge and jobs.
MU is investing in four areas with top faculty and resources. Collectively called the Mizzou Advantage, they are: Food for the Future, Sustainable Energy, Media of the Future and One Health/One Medicine.
To enhance patient care, the Coulter Foundation partners with MU to fund $1 million annually in biomedical research.
The 2013 issue of Hospitals & Health Networks, published by the American Hospital Association, credits MU with one of the top 300 most wired health systems in the nation.
MU ranks 14th in the world among universities for plant science research. With 120 plant scientists, 18 agricultural research centers statewide and MU Extension farming innovations, Mizzou is improving global food security.
Since 2008, the Missouri College Advising Corps of recent Mizzou graduates has increased the number of students going to college from high schools where they work by an average 10.35 percent compared to .3 percent statewide.
In spring 2013, Mizzou’s 520 student-athletes achieved a record 3.0 overall grade point average for the fourth semester in a row, ranking MU second in the Southeastern Conference for multiyear Academic Progress Rate.
As a botanic garden, the historic MU campus offers visitors 42,000 plants and trees in numerous thematic and special collection settings.
Please share these pride points with family, friends and neighbors. Call 573-882-4523 or e-mail RoloffL@Missouri.edu to request a pocket-size card with Mizzou’s Top 10.