Missouri S&T, MST

Missouri University of Science and Technology

1201 N State St, Rolla, United States
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  • Currently Enrolled
    26
  • Previously Enrolled
    64

Overview of Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T, MST)

About this school

Missouri University of Science and Technology (formerly the University of Missouri at Rolla) was founded in 1870 as the first public technological university west of the Mississippi River. The university offers a wide variety of academic programs infused with a technological perspective. Its 284-acre campus is located in Rolla, 100 miles southwest of St. Louis.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:6,920
    • Men:5,268 Men (76.1%)
    • Women:1,652 Women (23.9%)

Location

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Admission Information (Missouri S&T, MST)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Missouri University of Science and Technology is very difficult: more than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
May 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
Recommended
May 1
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1870 Miner Circle
City, State, Zip
Rolla, MO 65409
Phone
(573) 341-4165
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins October 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 3 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
84% of 3,876 applicants were admitted
Women
82% of 987 applicants were admitted
Men
84% of 2,889 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,774 (55%) of 3,237 admitted students enrolled
Women
424 (53%) of 806 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,350 (56%) of 2,431 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.64
375 And Above
59%
3.50 - 3.74
21%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
2%
2.50 - 2.99
4%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
639 average |580-700 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
29%
• Score 600 - 700
43%
• Score 500 - 600
29%
• Score 400 - 500
0%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
5%
• Score 600 - 700
38%
• Score 500 - 600
43%
• Score 400 - 500
5%
• Score 300 - 400
10%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
27 average |25-31 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
38%
• Score 24 - 29
50%
• Score 18 - 23
10%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
2%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Missouri S&T, MST)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $8,460|Out-of-state: $26,322 (38.5%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,094 (45.93%)
  • Other Expenses: - $822 (3.74%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,600 (11.83%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Missouri University of Science and Technology accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002517
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
854 (58.3%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
842 (98.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
842 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
121 (14.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
40%
Average Award
$16,722
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 794 (94.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,079
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 839 (99.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $866
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 251 (29.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
285 (19.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,129

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
3,567 (57.5%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
3,537 (99.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,537 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,065 (30.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
48%
Average Award
$15,065
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,219 (91.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,978
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,530 (99.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,078
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,399 (39.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
696 (11.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,550

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
66%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$27,500
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, ROTC (Army and Air Force) Scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (Missouri S&T, MST)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


373

Part-Time Faculty


80

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


76%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 12% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 12% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 19% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 13% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 17% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 20% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 8% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 16% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 35% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 34% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 8% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 3% of discussion sections/labs
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
Over 100 students
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
847,646
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
980
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Missouri University of Science and Technology provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


81.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


22.7%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


55.1%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


64.0%

Programs & Majors (Missouri S&T, MST)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (35)


  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
  • Ceramic Sciences and Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering, General
  • Engineering/Industrial Management
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Geological/Geophysical Engineering
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Geophysics and Seismology
  • History, General
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Mining and Mineral Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Secondary Education and Teaching

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Engineering, Computer and information sciences, Engineering technologies

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Doctor of Engineering, Doctor of Philosophy

Master's Programs of Study (36)


  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Ceramic Sciences and Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Geochemistry
  • Geological Engineering
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Hydraulics
  • Hydrology
  • Information Science
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics
  • Metallurgical Engineering and Metallurgy
  • Mineral/Mining Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Systems Engineering
  • Water Resources

Campus Life (Missouri S&T, MST)

Location & Geography

Population


19,831

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Campus Size


284 acres

Weather


Temperature
18.5 average low in January, 82.8 average high in September
Rain
113 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Rolla
Nearest Train Station
60 mile(s) from campus in Jefferson City

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


30% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


70%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Joe Miner
School Colors
Silver and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, bowling, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, weight lifting

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Missouri University of Science and Technology offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, academic organizations, honor society, special interest group, greek organizations, recreational and sports club

Sororities


24% of women participate

Fraternities


20% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


6,128

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
6,920
Women
1,652
Men
5,268

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 3.8% Asian
  • 3.2% Black/African-American
  • 3.8% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 83.8% White
  • 2.1% Unknown

International Students


3.5% from 38 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


1,964

Student Resources (Missouri S&T, MST)

Study resources