At a Glance

  • Founded: 1963
  • On Campus Students: 15,205 (Fall 21)
  • Degrees Awarded: 3,018 (FY21)
  • Faculty: 680 (Fall 20)
  • Staff: 974 (Fall 20) 
  • Graduate Assistants: 239 (FY 20)
  • Budget: $221M (FY20)
  • Alumni: 108,244

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.



Total Enrollment (Fall 2021)

Undergraduate - Degree Seeking 5,718
Graduate - Degree Seeking 2,552
Professional 171
Undergraduate - Non Degree Seeking 6,645
Graduate - Non Degree Seeking 119
Total 15,205
     

Admissions Statistics (Fall 2020)

Freshmen Applicants 3,511
     Admits 2,022
     Admission rate 58%
     Enrolled freshmen 417
Freshman Average ACT 24.4
Percent in top 10% of HS graduating class 38%
    

Undergraduate Financial Aid (FY20)

Percent of undergraduates receiving aid 75%
Institutional Sources $24,137,178
Federal Sources $43,782,755
State Sources $3,610,113
Other Sources $5,797,135
Total $77,327,181
    

Demographics (Fall 2020)

Women 59%
Men 41%
On-Campus Minority Enrollment 29%
Average Age Undergraduate (Fall 2020) 25
Average Age Graduate (Fall 2020) 33.2
States represented by student body 49
Countries represented by student body (Fall 2020) 65
                

Academics and Campus Life (Fall 2020)

Undergraduate colleges & schools 7
Graduate & professional schools 2
Total full-time faculty 395
Student-to-faculty ratio
77.5% of undergraduate classes enrolled 29 or fewer students while 55.4% enrolled 19 or fewer students
19:1
Percent of first-time freshman students living on campus (Fall 2018) 45%
Student Organizations 120+
Number of fraternities & sororities 14
          

Triton Athletics

NCAA Division/Conference Division II / Great Lakes Valley Conference
Varsity teams 19 (10 Women's, 9 Men's)
Women's teams Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball,
Swimming, Tennis, Indoor & Outdoor Track and Field, Volleyball
Men's teams Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer,
Swimming, Tennis, Indoor & Outdoor Track and Field
Intramural sports 29
School Colors Red and Gold
Mascot Louie the Triton