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Future International Students

As a student of the University of Missouri-St. Louis, you have the opportunity to live and learn at a metropolitan research university recognized for its excellence. UMSL is funded by the state and offers affordable, top-quality programs in over 100 different areas of study.

UMSL's students come from across the United States and from over 70 countries, and many of the University's researchers and scholars are consistently rated among the best in their fields in the US.

What's more is that UMSL is also considered one of the best values for your money and is recognized nationally for student diversity. The University is even ranked as one of "America's Best Colleges" by Forbes Magazine!

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A true American experience is found in St. Louis, where the American Midwest blends with ethnic influences from all over the world. The region's three million residents enjoy a variety of free museums, an award-winning symphony, and one of the largest urban parks in the United States. 

America’s top-rated zoo is found in St. Louis, as are botanical gardens and a large-scale amusement park. The city is even home to 18 Fortune 1000 companies and some of the largest private firms in the US.

Multiple organizations are dedicated to assisting immigrants and international students in the area, including the St. Louis Mosaic Project, the Welcoming Economies Global Network, and the International Institute of St. Louis.

And as a home to various ethnic communities, the city boasts international restaurants, supermarkets, and festivals from around the world.

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