Prospective Students – Future and Current Applicants
New applicants and pending applicants for Fall 2021 without standardized test scores will be evaluated and receive admission decisions based on high school GPA and class rank. Applicants must have a high school core GPA of 3.0 or higher to be considered this way. Please visit for Test Optional Policy page.
It is considered the same if the educational source is accredited.
Yes! All orientation programs are being moved to a virtual format. More details will be available soon on the New Student Programs website.
The International Admissions office is operating remotely for now, but applications, transcripts and supporting documents are still being processed, and admissions decisions are still being made. Don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions! (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Detailed information is available online at http://global.umsl.edu/admissions. If you have questions, Virtual Admissions Advising appointments are available Monday through Friday, 9am -8pm, Central Standard Time. Sign up today at https://apply.umsl.edu/portal/global-virtual-visit!
We will make an admissions decision based on your most recent transcript. Before starting classes at UMSL, undergraduate students will need to complete high school. Graduate students will need to complete their undergraduate degree before starting classes at UMSL.
We will make an admissions decision based on unofficial transcripts, however we will need a official, final transcript before you start your second semester of classes at UMSL.
UMSL now accepts Duolingo, which can be taken at home. You should receive your scores within a few days. The minimum requirement for undergraduate admissions is 85-90. At the graduate level, minimum requirements vary by department. It is recommended that students have score of at least 105-110.
At present, UMSL plans to hold blended courses that are a combination of in-person and online classes.
On campus tours are currrently available, please note that the University of Missouri - Saint Louis is taking reccommended safety measures to ensure the health and wellness of our UMSL community and campus guests. Group visits are currently being offered virtually, at this time there will be no option for in-person group visits/tour.