About Mizzou

Push the boundaries of what’s possible
Our Values

What Makes a Tiger


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


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


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


We reach for excellence through diligent effort and collaboration.

History & Tradition

Our Story Since 1839

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

First year students running through the Columns during Tiger Walk


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


Students from all 50 states and over 100 countries


Spent on scholarships and gifts during the 2019-20 academic year


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

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Our Dedicated Leaders

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

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Meet Mizzou

Looking for a vibrant community offering endless opportunities to learn and grow? It’s always a great time to be a Tiger. Try an online campus tour or schedule a virtual chat with current students to discover why you’ll love MU.