As a student at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, you will have the opportunity to grow, learn and lead in a public metropolitan research university that is consistently recognized for its excellence.


Our goal is simple:

The Office of Admissions at UMSL is here to help you  and anyone like you seeking a college degree to have the information needed to make the right choice to meet your educational, career and life goals. We fully understand that this a serious choice one that will not only transform your individual life, but those of your family, friends and community. One that will define the positive change you'll make in your profession, our state, nation and the world. Our admission representatives work to inform, recruit and admit qualified and diverse students to our university community across the board.

Whether you're a first-time freshmen, transfer, graduate, international, traditional or nontraditional student, we're are a university that is people-focused, student-centric and that values access, diversity and outcomes. We embrace and stand behind our role as a university that provides both a quality and an affordable education.

We strive to make the quality of service at UMSL a model of excellence by effectively providing information that supports prospective students and their families. We provide student-centered service in all contacts with prospective, current and former students and work with high schools, community colleges and four-year institutions so that the University of Missouri–St. Louis is recognized as an outstanding, destination university to acquire a quality education.

Reach out to us. Because no question, concern or consideration should be a barrier to your future.