Education Institutes & Facilities

Teaching and learning

Teaching and learning

MU’s founding in 1839 as the first public university in Thomas Jefferson’s Louisiana Purchase territory started a long tradition of firsts. Mizzou has the nation’s first College of Education at a public university, founded in 1868.

MU students have high pass rates on licensing exams. Recently 99 percent of teacher education students passed their national licensure and certification tests.

Education facilities, centers and institutes