At a Glance

  • Founded: 1963
  • On Campus Students: 9,942 (Fall 19)
  • Off Campus Students: 6,046 (Fall 19)
  • Degrees Awarded: 2,993 (FY19)
  • Faculty: 794 (Fall 19)
  • Staff: 1,160 (Fall 19)
  • Budget: $221M (FY20)
  • Alumni: 103,000

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.



Total Enrollment (Fall 2019)

Undergraduate 6,980 44%
Graduate 2781 17%
Professional 181 1%
Advanced Credit 6,046 38%
Total 15,988 100%
     

Admissions Statistics (Fall 2019)

Freshmen Applicants 3,622
     Admits 1,884
     Admission rate 52%
     Enrolled freshmen 474
Transfer Applicants 2,869
     Admits 1,811
     Admission rate 63%
     Enrolled transfers 1,268
Freshman Average ACT 24.5
Freshman Average HS GPA (Fall 2018) 3.363
Percent in top 10% of HS graduating class 32%
    

Undergraduate Financial Aid (FY19)

Percent of undergraduates receiving aid 80%
Institutional Sources $22,262,232
Federal Sources $50,315,671
State Sources $3,696,772
Other Sources $5,116,158
Total $81,390,833
    

Demographics (Fall 2019)

Women 59%
Men 41%
On-Campus Minority Enrollment 30.1%
Average Age Undergraduate (Fall 2018) 25.5
Average Age Graduate (Fall 2018) 32.7
States represented by student body 49
Countries represented by student body (Fall 2020) 65
                

Academics and Campus Life (Fall 2019)

Undergraduate colleges & schools 8
Graduate & professional schools 2
Total full-time faculty 410
Student-to-faculty ratio
77.5% of undergraduate classes enrolled 29 or fewer students while 55.4% enrolled 19 or fewer students
19:1
Degrees awarded
1,921 baccalaureate, 728 master's, 92 doctoral (research/scholarship), and 39 doctoral (professional practice)
2,993
Percent of first-time freshman students living on campus (Fall 2018) 45%
Student Organizations 100+
Number of fraternities & sororities 14
          

Triton Athletics

NCAA Division/Conference Division II / Great Lakes Valley Conference
Varsity teams 17 (9 Women's, 8 Men's)
Women's teams Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball,
Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball
Men's teams Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer,
Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field
Intramural sports 29
School Colors Red and Gold
Mascot Louie the Triton