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Tritons have many reasons to be UMSL proud!



Forbes Magazine lists UMSL among “America’s Best Colleges” based on quality of teaching, career prospects, graduation rates and low levels of debt.

We boast the largest alumni network in the St. Louis region – providing leadership in business, healthcare, government, education and non-profit and social service agencies.

Our business school’s dual AACSB accreditation in business and accounting places us in the top five percent of business schools internationally.

UMSL embraces diversity and inclusion, evidenced by the receipt of three consecutive Higher Education Excellence in Diversity awards from INSIGHTS into Diversity.

U.S. News and World Report ranks our online bachelor’s programs No. 1 in the state and among the top 50 nationally.

Military Times has named UMSL one of the most military-friendly four-year universities in the country for three consecutive years.

Great Value Colleges has highlighted our commitment to nontraditional students, ranking us 5th among the "50 Best Colleges for Adult Education."

Graduate programs on the U.S. News & World Report's “Best” list include biology, chemistry, clinical psychology, psychology, criminology, public policy and social work.

Our education program earned top ratings in teacher preparation by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

U.S. News & World Report ranks our online nursing program No. 1 in the nation for bachelor’s programs with the highest 6-year graduation rates.

UMSL’s criminology and criminal justice program was ranked 4th nationally by the Journal of Criminal Justice for scholarly research.

Our undergraduate international business program has been ranked in the top 25 by U.S. News & World Report for the last 15 consecutive years.