University of Missouri-St. Louis

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world rank  702

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University Overview

Founded in 1963, University of Missouri-St. Louis is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of St. Louis (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Missouri. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 57 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym UMSL
Founded 1963
Motto Salus Populi
The Welfare of the People
Colours Red and gold

University Location

Address One University Boulevard
St. Louis (population range: 250,000-499,999)
63121-4400 Missouri
United States
T +1 (314) 516 5000
F +1 (314) 516 5378

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office One University Boulevard, 351 Millennium Student Center
St. Louis 63121-4400
+1 (314) 516 5451
888 GO2 UMSL

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Missouri-St. Louis's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships NACEP
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International
  • American Chemical Society
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs CACREP
  • Missouri Department of Elementary Secondary Education DESE
  • National Association of School Psychologist NASP
  • Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ABET
  • National Association of Schools of Music NASM
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education CCNE
  • Accreditation Council on Optometric Education
  • American Psychological Association APA
  • Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International AAALAC
  • Council on Social Work Education CSWE
  • National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration NASPAA

Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Missouri System
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • American Council on Education (ACE)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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