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Become an International Student at UMSL

UMSL welcomes international students from more than 65 countries. We hope you will join our global community!

At UMSL, you'll experience an inclusive and diverse campus environment that ensures you feel supported throughout your educational journey. Our world-class professors offer challenging learning opportunities and provide immersive, hands-on experiences that will equip you for a successful career.

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All undergraduate international students are required to attend Global Triton Weekend orientation.
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How to Apply

Before starting your application, review our international student information about costs, required application materials and scholarships.

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International Student and Scholar Services

Need help with math homework? Need someone to talk with, or some help finding a job? UMSL offers all students a wide variety of services – created from a holistic approach – that ensure our students always have the support they need to achieve their best chance of success. 

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Residential Life and Housing

UMSL offers multiple, conveniently located and safe on-campus living options for a variety of students. All living options include amenities such as on-site staff to assist you in feeling right at home. What’s more, all students receive a free membership at UMSL’s state-of-the-art Recreation and Wellness Center.

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Student Life

From concerts to comedy, Triton Athletics to intramural sports, homecoming traditions to the annual Mirth Day carnival and music festival, you’ll find that UMSL offers countless opportunities to get involved, make new friends, take in a show AND just have fun.

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Honors College

UMSL's Pierre Laclede Honors College offers an enhanced student experience that is open to every undergraduate major. Choosing UMSL Honors College offers you a closer level of involvement in an even smaller, tighter-knit community where you’ll have expanded research and internship opportunities, writing and discussion-intensive courses, post-graduation preparation and one-on-one mentoring from professors who know your name and your story.

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St. Louis

No matter your interests, St. Louis is home to unique neighborhoods, parks, restaurants, sports teams, concert venues and more that you'll grow to love and where you'll make memories for a lifetime.

Life in St. Louis

Elevating Higher Education:
Connecting Locally and Globally with University Partners and STL Mosaic

University Partners

The Global Partnerships team strategically provides assistance in expanding and developing partnership opportunities. This support aims to help the University of Missouri–St.Louis further establish itself as a leader in global education. Learn more about our University Partners.

STL Mosaic

The University of Missouri–St. Louis, assists incoming international students undergo a transition to life in St. Louis and on campus facilitated by the UMSL Mosaic Ambassadors program. Learn more about our partnership with STL Mosaic.