When you first inquired about the University, the staff in Admissions were there to provide you with information and advice. This office is also responsible for assembling applicant files, including all transcripts, test scores, and other pertinent information.
When you completed your application for admission to UM-St. Louis, you agreed to have all previous high school and college transcripts sent here by U.S. mail directly from the issuing institution(s). Your application and transcript data were entered into our student database. Any college-level transfer coursework is evaluated by our Degree Audit staff in order to give you all possible credit toward your degree.
If your family members or friends need information about the University, please have them contact our office. For a tour of the campus, please have them contact the Welcome Center at (314)516-5460.
If you find it necessary to interrupt your studies at UM-St. Louis, we hope that you will choose to return! When you do, Admissions can provide you with any assistance you might need to re-enroll.
The University of Missouri-St. Louis offers courses for graduate credit to qualified individuals to fulfill two kinds of student objectives: (1) completion of academic and professional degrees and certificates; and (2) attainment of personal and professional development.
Students with a bachelor's degree or the equivalent from an accredited college or university may apply for admission to the Graduate School. Applications are reviewed by the departments or schools in which students propose to do graduate study and by the Graduate School. Within limitations, students may be admitted to the Graduate School if their previous academic records and background suggest reasonable likelihood for success in their proposed programs. Students are admitted by the Dean of the Graduate School only upon recommendation of the department or school involved.
The University of Missouri - St. Louis College of Optometry offers a full-time, four year program leading to the professional degree Doctor of Optometry.