University of Missouri - Columbia

125 Jesse Hall, Columbia, United States
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About University of Missouri - Columbia

University of Missouri - Columbia is a school located in Columbia, MO, US with a total of 11330 courses available to enroll in.

The University of Missouri- Columbia, lovingly nicknamed Mizzou, is a public institution located in the college town of Columbia, Missouri. This hometown is located in central Missouri and hosts many cultural events in the area. Mizzou is the largest and most comprehensive university in the state. Students at Mizzou live in a botanical garden of sorts, with over 4,000 plants across campus. This provides a beautiful backdrop for learning and living for students.

Sports are a large aspect of student life. The Tigers are a particularly competitive football team, competing in NCAA Division I Southeastern Conference. The team mascot is Truman the Tiger, named after former President Harry Truman, who was born in Missouri. Over 20% of students also join Greek life, with over 50 fraternities and sororities to choose from. Students represent every Missouri county, all 50 states, and over 110 countries. For the last decade, they have been on an upward trend with record-breaking student enrollment, particularly for international, minority, and out-of-state students.

Graduate programs at Mizzou are highly ranked, with the School of Law a Tier 1 school. It is also only one of six universities that have a medical school, veterinary medicine college, and a law school on one campus. As a public research university, many students, from their freshman year, to collaborate on faculty-led research projects.

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