The University of Missouri – St. Louis is a research institution located in Missouri’s most populous and economically important region. As a public university, UMSL is funded by the state and offers affordable, top-quality programs in over 100 different areas of study.
Students at UMSL come from across the United States—and from nearly 100 countries—to study with highly regarded faculty members. Many of the University’s researchers, scholars, and authors are consistently rated among the best in their fields in the U.S.
The St. Louis area has approximately three million people and is a cosmopolitan blend of the American Midwest and ethnic influences from all over the world. The city features a number of museums, an award-winning symphony, and one of the largest urban parks in the United States.
America’s top-rated zoo is found in St. Louis, as are botanical gardens and a large-scale amusement park, while three professional sports teams and nine Fortune 500 companies also call the city home.