Missouri University of Science and Technology


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Missouri


Founded in 1870, the Missouri University of Science and Technology was the first technological institution west of the Mississippi. The school has gone through several name changes during its history, and it was in 2008 that it changed its name from the University of Missouri-Rolla. The school's home of Rolla, Missouri, is a small and safe city surrounded by the Ozarks. Outdoor lovers will find lots of opportunities for hiking, biking and canoeing. For a larger city, Saint Louis is about 100 miles away. Missouri S&T has a 16 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 27. Lab sections average 17 students. On the athletic front, the Missouri S&T Miners compete in the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Valley Conference.

Most Popular Majors

Aerospace Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Biology, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 6367
Total Grad Students: 864
Undergraduate Students: 5503
Faculty: 380

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 17:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 14:1

Percent Male: 77%
Percent Female: 23%

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Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 25%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 63%

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Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

1870 Miner Circle
Rolla Missouri 65409


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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 25 31
English 24 31
Math 25 31
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 560 690
Math 590 710

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Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 90%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -90%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 948

Other Expenses: 3286

Room and Board: 8520

Tuition and Fees: 21879

Total Cost: 34633

Tuition and Fees – In-State: 9084

Total Cost – In-State: 21838

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Costs Data From: 2011-12

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 6186

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 97%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 90%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 69%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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