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Mission Statement

The Graduate School of the University of Missouri-St Louis promotes culturally and intellectually diverse learning environments in which scholarship and creativity can flourish.

To fulfill the teaching and research goals of UMSL, the Graduate School provides leadership to graduate programs that inspire in students a passion for discoveries. Our programs reflect the campus's mission as a public metropolitan research university; that is, our faculty members and students’ scholarship advances understanding of their disciplines in rapidly changing local, regional, and global contexts.

In concert with the Graduate Council, the Graduate School: