UMSL

University of Missouri - St Louis

1 University Blvd, St. Louis, United States
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  • Total Documents
    85
  • Class Notes
    54
  • Textbook Notes
    7
  • Study Guides
    24
  • Currently Enrolled
    76
  • Previously Enrolled
    219

Overview of University of Missouri - St Louis (UMSL)

About this school

The University of Missouri - St. Louis, founded in 1963, is a public, comprehensive institution. Its 350-acre campus is located in northern St. Louis County.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:13,812
    • Men:5,911 (42.8%)
    • Women:7,901 (57.2%)

Location

Admission Information (UMSL)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Missouri - St. Louis is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% 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
September 17
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
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
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
One University Boulevard
City, State, Zip
St. Louis, MO  63121
Phone
(314) 516-5451
Fax
(314) 516-5310
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot 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
2 required for some freshmen
Other
CBHE core requirements required for freshmen
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
76% of 1,970 applicants were admitted
Women
74% of 1,218 applicants were admitted
Men
79% of 752 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
842 (56%) of 1,496 admitted students enrolled
Women
438 (49%) of 900 admitted students enrolled
Men
404 (68%) of 596 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
26%
3.50 - 3.74
22%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
15%
2.00 - 2.49
4%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
595 average |535-625 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
38%
• Score 500 - 600
63%
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
560 average |530-600 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
12%
• Score 600 - 700
15%
• Score 500 - 600
70%
• Score 400 - 500
4%
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
24 average |22-27 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
10%
• Score 24 - 29
48%
• Score 18 - 23
40%
• Score 12 - 17
2%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (UMSL)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $10,275|Out-of-state: $27,327
  • Room & Board: - $9,363 (65.36125654450262%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,000 (6.980802792321117%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,962 (27.657940663176266%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Missouri - St. Louis 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 December 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002519
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
416 (88.7%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
353 (84.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
351 (99.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
102 (29.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
77%
Average Award
$14,284
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 301 (85.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,276
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 243 (69.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,352
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 89 (25.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
62 (13.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,951

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
4,245 (80.9%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
3,682 (86.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,643 (98.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
721 (19.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
66%
Average Award
$11,989
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,998 (82.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,292
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,058 (83.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,559
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 511 (14.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
502 (9.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,614

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
62%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$25,873
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
4.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
4.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, TEACH Grants
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Dance, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Memberships
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Previous College Experience, Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Public Servants, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$4,307

Academics & Instruction (UMSL)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


432

Part-Time Faculty


393

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


39%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 18% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 33% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 25% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 10% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 8% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 5% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% 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: - 53% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 29% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 14% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
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
1,486,772

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
1391
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


University of Missouri - St. Louis provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


74.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


41.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


53.1%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


56.0%

Programs & Majors (UMSL)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (61)


  • Accounting
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Criminology
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Drawing
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • German Language Teacher Education
  • Graphic Design
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Management Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Painting
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Printmaking
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


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

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Education

Online Degrees


Engineering, economics, history, philosophy, political science, sociology

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science, Master of Music Education, Master of Public Policy Administration, Master of Accountancy, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (69)


  • Accounting
  • Adult Education
  • Adult Nursing
  • American Studies
  • Applied Physics
  • Astrophysics
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication--General
  • Community College Education
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Finance and Banking
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Gerontology
  • Higher Education
  • Human Resources Development
  • Human Resources Management
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • International Business
  • Logistics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management Strategy and Policy
  • Marketing
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Mathematics
  • Media Studies
  • Middle School Education
  • Museum Studies
  • Music Education
  • Neuroscience
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public History
  • Public Policy
  • Reading Education
  • School Psychology
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work
  • Special Education
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Women's Health Nursing
  • Writing

Campus Life (UMSL)

Location & Geography

Population


318,172

Nearest Metropolitan Area


350 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


St. Louis

Weather


Temperature
20.8 average low in January, 85.2 average high in September
Rain
111 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
3 mile(s) from campus in St. Louis
Nearest Bus Station
15 mile(s) from campus in St. Louis
Nearest Train Station
15 mile(s) from campus in St. Louis

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


9% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


91%

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


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Rivermen
School Colors
Red and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, bowling, football, golf, racquetball, rock climbing, sand volleyball, skiing (downhill), soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Missouri - St. Louis offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, student government association, associated black collegians, pierre laclede honors college student association, residence hall association, umsl radio station

Sororities


.5% of women participate

Fraternities


1% of men participate

ROTC


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

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


5,492

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
13,812
Women
7,901
Men
5,911

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 5.3% Asian
  • 17.5% Black/African-American
  • 3.5% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 65.8% White
  • 4.0% Unknown

International Students


1.7% from 44 countries

Average Age


26

Number of Graduate Students


2,928

Student Resources (UMSL)

Study resources