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We Are UMSL...

With more than 15,000 students, the University of Missouri–St. Louis is the St. Louis region's premier public research university. UMSL provides excellent learning, research and engagement experiences to a diverse student body whose influence on the region upon graduation is immense.


Our Mission is Simple: We transform lives.

As the metropolitan, land-grant, research institution serving the most diverse and economically important region in Missouri, the University of Missouri–St. Louis delivers exceptional educational, research and engagement experiences that inform, prepare, challenge and inspire.


Points of Pride

Tier 1, No. 107,
Among all Public
Research Universities

US News

One of
Best Colleges

Forbes Magazine

Largest Alumni
in St. Louis

80,000+ Strong

#75 nationally
Top Performers
for Social Mobility

US News

#1 in
for Affordability

Business Insider

"Best for Vets"
for eight
consecutive years

Military Times

Six time
Higher Ed Excellence
in Diversity Award

INSIGHTS into Diversity Magazine

$13.4B Annually
in Alumni Economic
Impact in MO

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