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At a Glance

  • Founded: 1963
  • On Campus Students: 10,461 (Fall 18)
  • Off Campus Students: 6,010 (Fall 18)
  • Degrees Awarded: 3,098 (FY18)
  • Faculty: 862 (Fall 17)
  • Staff: 1,086 (Fall 17)
  • Budget: $200M
  • Alumni: 100,000

Our Mission: We transform lives.

Our Vision: The University of Missouri–St. Louis will be a beacon of hope, a force for good, and a leader in the pursuit of excellence in education, impactful research and community service. We boldly assert that education is for everyone who is willing and able to seek it out. We honor the duties inherent in our land-grant beginnings by positioning ourselves as partners in the search for knowledge, progress and positive change for ourselves, our communities, our world.

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Total Enrollment (Fall 2018)

Undergraduate 13,460 81.8%
Graduate 2,806 17.1%
Professional 175 1.1%
Total 16,441 100%
   On Campus 10,431
   Off Campus 6,010
     

Admissions Statistics (Fall 2018)

Freshmen Applicants 3,595
     Admits 1,876
     Admission rate 52%
     Enrolled freshmen 500
Transfer Applicants 3,207
     Admits 2,129
     Admission rate 66%
     Enrolled transfers 1,516
Freshman Average ACT 24.1
Freshman Average HS GPA 3.36
Percent in top 10% of HS graduating class 26%
    

Undergraduate Financial Aid (FY18)

Percent of undergraduates receiving aid 76.1%
Institutional Sources $20,835,537
Federal Sources $52,144,730
State Sources $3,277,832
Other Sources $4,788,706
Total $81,046,805
    

Demographics (Fall 2018)

Women 59.0%
Men 41.0%
On-Campus Minority Enrollment 29.4%
Average Age Undergraduate 25.5
Average Age Graduate 32.7
States represented by student body 46
Countries represented by student body 73
                

Academics and Campus Life

Undergraduate colleges & schools 8
Graduate & professional schools 2
Total full-time faculty (Fall 17) 443
Student-to-faculty ratio (Fall 18) 19:1
Degrees awarded (FY18) 3,098
Undergraduate classes w/ fewer than 29 students 73.6%
Percent of first-time freshman students living on campus 95%
Student Organizations 120+
Number of fraternities & sororities 14
          

Triton Athletics

NCAA Division/Conference Division II / Great Lakes Valley Conference
Varsity teams 7 Women's & 6 Men's
Women's teams Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Softball,
Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball
Men's teams Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Soccer,
Swimming, Tennis
Intramural sports 29
School Colors Red and Gold
Mascot Louie the Triton