At a Glance

  • Founded: 1963
  • On Campus Students: 10,848 (Fall 16)
  • Off Campus Students: 6,141 (Fall 16)
  • Degrees Awarded: 3,344 (FY16)
  • Faculty: 874 (Fall 16, excludes GAs)
  • Staff: 1,103 (Fall 16)
  • Budget: $201M
  • Alumni: 98,000

Our Mission

The University of Missouri-St. Louis provides excellent learning experiences and leadership opportunities for a diverse student body. Outstanding faculty and staff, innovative research, and creative partnerships foster synergies that advance the welfare of our stakeholders and benefit the global society.

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Total Enrollment (Fall 2016)

Undergraduate 13,898 81.8%
Graduate 2,923 17.2%
Professional 168 1.0%
Total 16,989 100%
   On Campus 10,848
   Off Campus 6,141
     

Admissions Statistics (Fall 2016)

Freshmen applicants 2,628
     Admits 1,413
     Admission rate 54%
     Enrolled freshmen 451
Transfer applicants 3,257
     Admits 2,221
     Admission rate 68%
     Enrolled transfers 1,580
Freshman Average ACT 24.0
Freshman Average HS GPA 3.37
Percent in top-half of HS graduating class 84%
Transfer Average GPA 2.94
     

On-Campus Student Ethnicity Breakdown (Fall 2016)

Total Minority Enrollment (% of known ethnic enrollment) 3,510 33.7%
Non-Resident Alien 541 5.2%
African American 1,791 17.2%
American Indian 35 0.34%
Hispanic 311 3.0%
White 6,897 66.3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 558 5.4%
Multiple Ethnicities 266 2.6%
     

Gender Enrollment (Fall 2016)

Women 58.0%
Men 42.0%
     

Enrollment by College (All Undergraduates, Fall 2016)

College of Arts & Sciences 3,828 44.2%
College of Business Administration 2,110 24.4%
College of Education 737 8.6%
Joint Engineering Program w/ Washington University 362 4.2%
College of Fine Arts & Communication 712 8.2%
College of Nursing 903 10.4%
     

Academics

Undergraduate colleges & schools 8
Graduate & professional schools 2
Total full-time faculty 471
Student-to-faculty ratio 17:1
Minority faculty 19.5%
Faculty with terminal degrees 49%
Degrees awarded (FY2016) 3,344
Undergraduate classes w/ fewer than 30 students 73%
     

Campus Life

Percent of students living on campus 9%
Countries represented by undergraduate student body 70
Student Organizations 120+
Number of fraternities & sororities 14
First-year student retention rate 75%
     

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