Missouri University of Science and Technology Admissions

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Missouri University of Science and Technology
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Missouri University of Science and Technology Admissions Overview:

Missouri University of Science and Technology admits 79% of those who apply each year, making it largely accessible to those who apply. Students interested in applying to Missouri S&T will need to take the SAT or ACT, and send in those scores to the school. Additional materials include an application form and high school transcripts.

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Admissions Data (2016):

Missouri University of Science and Technology Description:

Founded in 1870, the Missouri University of Science and Technology was the first technological institution west of the Mississippi. The school has gone through several name changes during its history, and it was in 2008 that it changed its name from the University of Missouri-Rolla. The school's home of Rolla, Missouri, is a small and safe city surrounded by the Ozarks. Outdoor lovers will find lots of opportunities for hiking, biking and canoeing.

For a larger city, Saint Louis is about 100 miles away. Missouri S&T has a 16 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 27. Lab sections average 17 students. On the athletic front, the Missouri S&T Miners compete in the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Valley Conference.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 8,835 (6,906 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 77% Male / 23% Female
  • 90% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $9,057 (in-state); $25,173 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $836 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $9,780
  • Other Expenses: $2,372
  • Total Cost: $22,045 (in-state); $38,161 (out-of-state)

Missouri University of Science and Technology Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 96%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 89%
    • Loans: 57%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $9,045
    • Loans: $6,756

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Aerospace Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Biology, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

          Retention and Graduation Rates:

          • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 83%
          • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 22%
          • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 64%

          Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

          • Men's Sports: Cross Country, Swimming, Football, Track and Field, Basketball
          • Women's Sports: Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Basketball, Cross Country

          Data Source:

          National Center for Educational Statistics

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