Founded in 1839, the University of Missouri is a 4-year public school in central Missouri and the first university established west of the Mississippi River. MU is home to 13 colleges and schools conferring degrees in 97 academic majors including the first school of Journalism in the United States. For students interested in media studies, MU oversees the nation’s only university-owned TV network, KOMU. Located in the college town of Columbia, Mizzou is a short distance from Rock Bridge State Park and provides access to over a dozen cultural festivals every year.
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the university of missouri is fantastic. i wanted to go to a college that was outside of missouri, perhaps on a coast, but because of financial problems i was not able to do that. however, i consider having gone to university of missouri as one of the best things that has happened to me.
University of Missouri is a place where every student has the opportunity to thrive. The teachers are ready and willing to help, and with the wide variety of degree options available, many bright students find their homes here. There are over six hundred extracurricular activities, so there is something for everyone
Paige from Saint Peters, MO
Mizzou has a beautiful campus, great tradition, academics, and campus-wide activities. There are so many different things to get involved with and things to do. Of course, attending college in Missouri isn't the most appealing, but MU has been a great choice for me.
Bryndon from KC
It's an exciting place. It's always something to do on campus and a lot of involvement opportunities. I would definitely recommend Mizzou!
Ashley from Saint Louis, MO
The University of Missouri is a seated in Columbia, MO, a practically perfect college town. With the perfect amount of academic rigor and student life opportunities, it has the capabilities to hold up to the strongest qualifications of any family searching for a quality education at a quality location. The campus is beautiful, the professors are incredible, the people are wonderful, and the opportunities are unlimited.