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Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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UMSL is an above-average public university located in Bellerive, Missouri in the St. Louis Area. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 5,098 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the UMSL acceptance rate is 73%. Popular majors include Business, Nursing, and Psychology. Graduating 52% of students, UMSL alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $35,400.

About

One University Boulevard
Saint Louis, MO 63121
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Great Lakes Valley Conference

University of Missouri - St. Louis Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

UMSL Admissions

Acceptance Rate
73%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1030-1230
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$7,977 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$14,417 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 37 responses
70%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 44 responses
68%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 44 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
11
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
4
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
7
How Students Learn
  • All
    6%
  • None
    69%
  • Some
    25%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,098 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
7,928
Undergrads Over 25
21%
Pell Grant
48%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 28 responses
  • Diverse in age and culture.
    71%
  • Average
    25%
  • Stressed
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
51%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 63 responses
Poll
60%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 84 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 33 responses
  • Diverse
    70%
  • Predominately white
    18%
  • Great value
    9%
  • Underrated
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
52%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
77%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 26 responses

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