Facts & Figures

Our Students

Hear Us Roar

30,046

Students from all 50 states and over 100 countries

26.3

Average freshman ACT score (state average 20, national average 20.8)

4.2

Average number of years it takes Mizzou students to complete a four-year degree

Academics

300+ Degree Programs

Mizzou offers more than 300 degree programs, including 97 undergraduate majors, 96 master’s degrees, 69 doctoral degrees and over 70 certificates.

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Our Faculty

Learn from the Best

92.7%

Full-time, ranked faculty who hold doctorates or the highest degree in their field

1

Nobel laureate George P. Smith won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

2,017

Full-time faculty

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MU spent $138 million on financial aid in the 2017-18 school year.

That same year, Mizzou also spent $58 million on student employment.

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Research & Innovation

Ingenuity that Powers the Future

$205M

In annual research expenditures

99

New invention disclosures in 2017-18

$3.9B

In impact on the Missouri economy

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Bringing Mizzou to You

Extension & Engagement

MU Extension and Engagement, supported by a partnership with federal, state and local governments, shares university research and knowledge across the entire state of Missouri.

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Our Alumni

Tigers Around the World

315K+

Alumni living around the world

179K

Alumni in Missouri

14K

Active volunteers keeping Mizzou traditions alive

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Our Beloved Mascot

Truman the Tiger

Truman is a popular part of Mizzou’s traditions and makes more than 35 appearances a month, including MU football and basketball games, civic functions and visits to hospitals and schools.

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Athletics

Mizzou’s NCAA Division I Athletics program in the Southeastern Conference (SEC) has 550 student-athletes in 20 sports, many in the top 25 percent nationally.