Great education for a low, in-state price

If you're looking for an exceptional, metropolitan learning experience, then the University of Missouri-St. Louis is for you. And if you live in the Metro East, an UMSL education is more affordable than ever.

Through a special program, undergraduate and graduate students who live in the following Illinois counties receive nearly 60 percent off their tuition. It's called the "Metropolitan Rate Program," and it enables Metro-East residents to pay in-state tuition and fees at UMSL*.

Illinois Counties

Adams Marion
Bond Monroe
Calhoun Montgomery
Christian Morgan
Clinton Pike
Greene Randolph
Jackson Sangamon
Jefferson Scott
Jersey St. Clair
Macoupin Washington
Madison Williamson

Undergraduate and graduate applications from students who live in these select Illinois counties are reviewed for eligibility automatically. No additional application is required.

Call the Office of Admissions at 314-516-5451 or send a message to to learn more today.