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University of Missouri-Columbia

Columbia, MO
University Website: www.missouri.edu/
Apply Online: admissions.missouri.edu/apply/index.php
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The University of Missouri (Mizzou, MU, University of Missouri–Columbia or simply Missouri) is a public research university located in the state of Missouri. In 1839 the university was founded in Columbia, Missouri, as the first public institution of higher education west of the Mississippi River. The largest university in Missouri, MU enrolls 34,748 students in 20 academic colleges in the 2012–13 year. The university is the flagship of the University of Missouri System which maintains campuses in Rolla, Kansas City and St. Louis. MU is one of 34 public universities to be members of the Association of American Universities and the only one in Missouri. There are more than 267,000 MU alumni living worldwide, with almost one half continuing to reside in Missouri. The University of Missouri was ranked 97th in the 2013 U.S. News & World Report among the national universities, down seven spots from 2012.

The campus of the University of Missouri is 1,262 acres (511 ha) just south of Downtown Columbia and is maintained as a botanical garden. The historical campus is centered on Francis Quadrangle, a historic district that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and a number of buildings on the National Register of Historic Places. In 1908, the world's first school of journalism was founded by Walter Williams as the Missouri School of Journalism.

The University of Missouri Research Reactor Center is the world's most powerful university research reactor. It is one of only six public universities in the United States with a school of medicine, veterinary medicine, engineering, agriculture, and law all on one campus. The university also owns the University of Missouri Health Care system, which operates four hospitals in Mid-Missouri.

Missouri's only Division I-A athletic team is known as the Missouri Tigers and compete as members of the Southeastern Conference. The school's mascot, Truman the Tiger, is named after Missourian and former U.S. president Harry S. Truman. According to the NCAA, the American tradition of homecoming was established at the University in 1911; the tradition has since been adopted nationwide.

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  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $20,643.00 avg tuition

105 Jesse Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
(573) 882-2121

Apply online Admissions:
admissions.missouri.edu/
Financial Aid:
financialaid.missouri.edu/

Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Scholarships for Students in Missouri

Name Amount Deadline
IES Need-Based Financial Aid Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies
IES Diversity Merit-Based Scholarship Varies Varies
IES Diversity Merit-Based Scholarship Varies Varies
Sol Feinstone Scholarship Varies Varies
Donovan and Peggy Rhynsburger Scholarship Up to $1,000 Varies
Terry Perkins Scholarship Up to $1,000 Varies
John-Ross Berneche Scholarship Up to $1,000 Varies
Tom Berenger Acting Scholarship Up to $1,000 Varies
James M. Miller Musical Theatre Scholarship Up to $1,000 Varies
Curators Scholarship - UMC Up to $1,000 Varies
George C. Scott Memorial Scholarship - UMC Up to $1,000 Varies
CHS University Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Alpha Kappa Psi Roswell Messing Scholarship Varies Varies
Ash Grove Cement Company Scholarship Varies Varies
AT&T Missouri Undergraduate Scholarship Varies Varies
Bill and Connie Yancey Scholarship Varies Varies
Black Business Students Association Scholarship Varies Varies
Charles R. and Greta G. Johnson Scholarship Varies Varies
Black Business Students Association and State Farm Cos. Foundation Scholarship Varies Varies
Boeing Undergraduate Scholarship Varies Varies
Bruce and Pam Walker Leadership Scholarship Varies Varies
Buffett Eisen Entrepreneurship Scholarship Varies Varies
Business Women of St. Louis Scholarship Varies Varies
C. Ray Holman Undergraduate Scholarship Varies Varies
Charles A. Hoyt Scholarship Varies Varies
Charles W. and Helen McKenny Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Clay Hill Scholarship Varies Varies
Clay Hill Scholarship Varies Varies
David and Jeannie Price Scholarship Varies Varies
David Forsee and Deanne Stedem Forsee Scholarship Varies Varies
David G. Wasinger "Anything is Possible" Scholarship Varies Varies
David R. and Jeanne Toombs Scholarship Varies Varies
David W. Lewis Family Scholarship Varies Varies
David T. and Judy O'Neal, Jr. Scholarship Varies Varies
Delmar and Glenna Burton Scholarship Varies Varies
Donald M. Hicks Business Scholarship Varies Varies
Donald R. Egloff Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Dorothy M. Hull Undergraduate Scholarship Varies Varies
Earle G. and Ottoline N. Spragg Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Edward Jones Alumni Scholarship Varies Varies
Flegel-Keyser Scholarship Varies Varies
Flegel-Source Interlink Academy of Aspiring Entrepreneurs Scholarship Varies Varies
Franklin Family Undergraduate Scholarship Varies Varies
Gerye and Mary Pat Burson Scholarship Varies Varies
Gladys M. Wagner Scholarship Varies Varies
Guy W. Wagner Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
H.R. and Alberta B. Ponder Scholarship Varies Varies
Harry Gunnison Brown Alpha Kappa Psi Scholarship Varies Varies
Harry M. and Ann Cornell Scholarship Varies Varies
Henry Hatch Green Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Jack L. and Coline Hampton Sutherland Scholarship Varies Varies
J. Charles Groom Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
John E. Miller Scholarship Varies Varies
Kansas City Alumni Association Scholarship Varies Varies
Kenneth M. and Colleen F. Butler Scholarship Varies Varies
Kenneth R. and Mary Louise Ahmann Scholarship Varies Varies
Kiwanis Raymond W. and Buena Lansford Scholarship Varies Varies
Krombach Scholarship Varies Varies
L. Daryl and Joann Denise Daniels-Smith Scholarship Varies Varies
Lela Kidwell Nolen Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Lyle and Charlene Brizendine Leadership Scholarship Varies Varies
Mark S. Foster Business Scholarship Varies Varies
Mary E. and Martha J. Briegel Scholarship Varies Varies
Matthew Rose Leadership Scholarship Varies Varies
Merrill Lynch Scholarship Varies Varies
Mick and Kathy Aslin Scholarship Varies Varies
Mick and Kathy Aslin Leadership Scholarship Varies Varies
Mike and Julie Wood Scholarship Varies Varies
NCR Minority Scholarship Varies Varies
Noel William Palmeter Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Penfield Scholarship Varies Varies
Pettus Family Scholarship Varies Varies
Phillip and Suzanne Skelly Scholarship Varies Varies
Ponder Freshman Minority Scholarship Varies Varies
Ponder Junior Minority Scholarship Varies Varies
Procter and Gamble Distributing Co. Scholarship Varies Varies
Raymond F. and Mary A. O'Brien Scholarship Varies Varies
Richard C. Green Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Robert Gates Paris and Samuel Wells Paris Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. Scholarship Varies Varies
Robert W. Lisle Scholarship Varies Varies
Roger M. and Sandra F. Vassey Scholarship Varies Varies
Ronnie and Evelyn Hart Scholarship Varies Varies
Royal D.M. Bauer Delta Sigma Pi Leadership Recognition Scholarship Varies Varies
Sam M. Walton Scholarship Varies Varies
Sherlock Hibbs Undergraduate Scholarship Varies Varies
Sprint Foundation Scholarship Varies Varies
St. Louis Alumni Association Scholarship Varies Varies
Special Talent Scholarship Varies Varies
Spectrum Emergency Care Inc. Minority Scholarship Varies Varies
Stuart L. and Phyllis Ann Bascomb Scholarship Varies Varies
Theodore W. and Patricia A. Hellman Scholarship Varies Varies
Thomas G. and Mary G. Granneman Scholarship Varies Varies
William A. and Christine A. Linnenbringer Scholarship Varies Varies
William C. and Jacqueline D. Bollinger Undergraduate Scholarship Varies Varies
William G. and Corinne Little Scholarship Varies Varies
Y.D. and Glady Adair Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
IES Merit-Based David Porter Diversity Scholarship Up to $5,000 Varies
IES Merit-Based David Porter Diversity Scholarship Up to $5,000 Varies
HRSA Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students 0% of tuition Varies
ACS-Hach Land Grant Undergraduate Scholarship $10,000 Varies