University of Missouri - St Louis Overview
University of Missouri - St Louis is a public institution located in Saint Louis, Missouri. UMSL is located in a safe and convenient suburb.
What Is University of Missouri - St Louis Known For?
- The highest degree offered at UMSL is the doctor's degree.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 55% of the faculty were full-time.
- A student who earns a bachelor's degree from UMSL makes roughly $42,900 a year. This is 5% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
University of Missouri - St Louis Rankings
College Factual ranked UMSL as #756 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list. UMSL also holds the #18 spot on the Best Colleges in Missouri ranking.
The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that UMSL has received.
Notable Undergraduate Rankings for UMSL
|Best Colleges for Veterans||407|
|Best Colleges for International Students||578|
|Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||644|
|Best Colleges for Diversity||822|
|Best Colleges for the Money||1,264|
Where Is University of Missouri - St Louis?
Contact details for UMSL are given below.
|Address:||One University Boulevard, Saint Louis, MO 63121-4400|
How Do I Get Into UMSL?
You can apply to UMSL online at: www.umsl.edu/admissions/applications.html
Admission Requirements for UMSL
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|Recommendations||considered but not required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into UMSL?
Approximately 40% of accepted students are men and 60% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 79%, and the acceptance rate for women is 74%.
Average Test Scores
About 5% of students accepted to UMSL submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 600. Math scores were between 535 and 625.
Can I Afford University of Missouri - St Louis?
Net Price by Income Group for UMSL
|$0-30 K||$30K-48K||$48-75||$75-110K||$110K +|
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UMSL, approximately 45% of students took out student loans averaging $5,616 a year. That adds up to $22,464 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at UMSL is 6.2%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
University of Missouri - St Louis Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 2,928 graduate students at the school.
Of the 5,492 full-time undergraduates at UMSL, 45% are male and 55% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Missouri - St Louis students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||778|
|Hispanic or Latino||176|
Missouri students aren't the only ones who study at University of Missouri - St Louis. At this time, 11 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 79 countries are represented at UMSL. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Saudi Arabia.
Online Learning at University of Missouri - St Louis
The following chart shows how the online learning population at UMSL has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 10th 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 UMSL
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Missouri - St Louis was -3.7%. This is the #2,411 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UMSL regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UMSL majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies||29%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||0%|
|Political Science & Government||11%|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||5%|
|Teaching English or French||40%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UMSL 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 UMSL.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies||#32|
|Political Science & Government||#48|
|Teaching English or French||#57|
|Communication & Media Studies||#111|
|Communication & Journalism||#167|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||#307|
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 - St Louis Majors
In 2017-2018, University of Missouri - St Louis awarded 3,842 undergraduate degrees and 1,718 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.
*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.
More about our data sources and methodologies.