About Mizzou

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Our Values

What Makes a Tiger

Respect

We commit to acting ethically, welcoming difference and exchanging ideas openly.

Responsibility

We are accountable to ourselves, each other and the public we serve.

Discovery

We foster the lifelong process of seeking knowledge and greater understanding.

Excellence

We reach for excellence through diligent effort and collaboration.

History & Tradition

Our Story Since 1839

Jesse Hall

History

Since 1839, groundbreaking research and comprehensive academics have defined our story.

First year students running through the Columns during Tiger Walk

Traditions

From Homecoming to Tiger Walk, Black and Gold to Truman the Tiger, our traditions unite us through generations.

Strength in Numbers

Show Me the Facts

Top 10

Universities in the country for undergraduate research

$138M

Spent on financial aid during the 2017-18 academic year

45%

Of Mizzou students graduate with no debt

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Life at Mizzou

About Columbia

What to do, where to stay, what to eat — learn what our home in the heart of Missouri has to offer.

Explore Columbia

Man and woman drinking coffee at cafe table on downtown sidewalk

Our Dedicated Leaders

Get to know the passionate, innovative leaders of our Mizzou family.

Chancellor Alexander N. Cartwright

Meet Mizzou

Picturing yourself on the quad, right next to those six iconic columns? Apply now, or join us in Columbia for a tour to see what Mizzou life is all about.