University of Missouri - Columbia Teaching Programs
University of Missouri - Columbia is a public institution located in Columbia, Missouri. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
University of Missouri - Columbia Rankings
Mizzou is ranked #1 out of 15 schools in Missouri.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Mizzou has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Mizzou.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Mizzou has earned from around the web.
|#57||Best Colleges for Education||College Factual|
|#85||Best Education Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#228||Best Schools||Course Advisor|
Where Is University of Missouri - Columbia?
Contact details for Mizzou are given below.
|Address:||105 Jesse Hall, Columbia, MO 65211-1050|
How Do I Get Into Mizzou?
You can apply to Mizzou online at: https://admissions.missouri.edu/apply/
Admission Requirements for Mizzou
|High School GPA||recommended|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Mizzou?
Approximately 42% of accepted students are men and 58% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 77%, and the acceptance rate for women is 79%.
Average Test Scores
About 7% of students accepted to Mizzou submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 570 and 680. Math scores were between 550 and 670.
Can I Afford University of Missouri - Columbia?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Mizzou, approximately 44% of students took out student loans averaging $7,779 a year. That adds up to $31,116 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Mizzou is 4.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
University of Missouri - Columbia Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 7,425 graduate students at the school.
Of the 20,676 full-time undergraduates at Mizzou, 47% are male and 53% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Missouri - Columbia students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||1,489|
|Hispanic or Latino||989|
Missouri students aren't the only ones who study at University of Missouri - Columbia. At this time, 40 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 96 countries are represented at Mizzou. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Korea.
Online Learning at University of Missouri - Columbia
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Mizzou has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 3rd most popular in Missouri for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Mizzou
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Missouri - Columbia was 5.4%. This is the #1,191 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Mizzou regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Mizzou majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|General Special Education||14%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Mizzou ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Mizzou.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Agricultural Teacher Education||#10|
|Counselor Education/School Counseling & Guidance Services||#40|
|General Special Education||#93|
|Curriculum & Instruction||#98|
|Curriculum & Instruction||#98|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||#145|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
University of Missouri - Columbia Teaching Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Curriculum & Instruction||0||21||156||15||192|
|Counselor Education/School Counseling & Guidance Services||0||24||136||12||172|
|General Special Education||27||0||37||1||65|
|Other Educational Administration & Supervision||0||0||0||50||50|
|General Educational Leadership & Administration||0||12||24||3||39|
|Agricultural Teacher Education||25||0||13||1||39|
|Early Childhood Education||20||0||0||0||20|
|Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education & Teaching||14||0||0||0||14|
|Educational Evaluation & Research||0||2||0||0||2|
|Higher Education/Higher Education Administration||0||1||0||0||1|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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