The University of Missouri – St. Louis is a national research university located in Missouri’s most populous and economically important region. As a public institution, UMSL is funded by the state and offers affordable, top-quality programs in over 100 different areas of study.
Our students come from across the United States—and from 102 countries—to study with UMSL’s highly regarded faculty members. Many of the University’s researchers, scholars, and authors are consistently rated as being among the best in their fields in the U.S.
The St. Louis metropolitan 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 history, art, and cultural museums, an award-winning symphony, botanical gardens, a world-class zoo, and one of the largest urban parks in the country.
Located on the Mississippi River, St. Louis is home to three professional sports teams and 10 Fortune 500 companies. A variety of excellent restaurants and shopping venues are also found throughout the area, as is a mainstream amusement park.