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 doctor's degree is the highest award offered at UMSL.
- 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
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.
UMSL has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UMSL.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards UMSL has earned from around the web.
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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?
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 2,962 graduate students at the school.
Of the 5,098 full-time undergraduates at UMSL, 44% are male and 56% 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||721|
|Hispanic or Latino||156|
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 Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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.
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