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Missouri University Of Science And Technology

Missouri University Of Science And Technology

Missouri University of Science and Technology is a co-educational, public university located in Rolla, Missouri. It was formerly known as University of Missouri Rolla, until January 1, 2008. It is a part of the University of Missouri System. The university was established in 1870 as the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy. In 1964, it was given university status and was renamed the University of Missouri at Rolla.

The academic departments of Missouri S&T include the following:

  • Arts, Languages & Philosophy
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • History & Political Science
  • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Physics

Missouri St&T's sports teams are known as the Miners. Baseball, basketball, cross country, track & field, football, soccer, swimming, softball and volleyball teams are all sponsored by the university.

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Contacting Missouri University of Science and Technology

Missouri University of Science and Technology
1870 Miner Circle
Rolla , MO 65409
General Phone: (573) 341-4111
http://www.mst.edu/

Missouri University of Science and Technology Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Engineering1,100engineering, aerospace engineering, architectural engineering, ceramic engineering, chemical engineering, civil engineering, geotechnical engineering, electrical engineering, engineering mechanics, ...
Computer Science and Engineering250computer and info science, data processing tech, information science, computer engineering, computer engineering courses
Science85biology, biological and biomedical sciences, chemistry, geological and earth sciences, physics
Business and Management47business management, business and related services
Liberal Arts38English, technical and business writing, economics, history
Mathematics30mathematics, applied mathematics
Therapy and Counseling19psychology
Religion and Philosophy1philosophy

Number of programs and degrees for Missouri University of Science and Technology in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Bachelor's degree91029
Master's degree43027
Doctor's degree6318
Postbaccalaureate certificate16412
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years31

Missouri University of Science and Technology Student Body

In 2007-2008, Missouri University of Science and Technology had a total enrollment of 6,166 students (5,323 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 77%
Women 23%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 73%
Graduate 27%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 74%
Black 4%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 3%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 11%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 28%
20-21 28%
22-24 22%
25-29 11%
30-34 4%
35-39 2%
40-49 2%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
Missouri77%
Illinois8%
Kansas3%
Oklahoma2%
Texas1%
Nebraska1%
Arkansas1%
(International Students)1%
Iowa1%
Kentucky1%

Missouri University of Science and Technology Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 87 %
Part-Time 89 %

Missouri University of Science and Technology Room and Board (2007)

Missouri University of Science and Technology offers campus housing for 1,813 of its 5,323 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Rolla, Missouri for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Missouri Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Missouri University of Science and Technology Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total2,3792,18092%1,04548%
Men1,8081,65892%80849%
Women57152291%23745%

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal590690
SAT Math525670
ACT Verbal2330
ACT Math2531
ACT Composite2530

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPArequired
Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Recommendationsrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT10%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT94%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Missouri University of Science and Technology Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 8,488
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 19,579
Room and board $ 7,035
Room charge $ 4,350
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,685
Books and supplies $ 900
Other expenses $ 2,346

Financial Aid:
Missouri University of Science and Technology participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 251700)

Missouri University of Science and Technology Faculty

Missouri University of Science and Technology has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Tenured18222
Non-tenured, but on tenure track6127
Non-tenured and not on tenure track6523

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year14$118,1382*
Associate professorcalendar year1*2*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*0*
Instructorcalendar year1*3$53,338
Lecturercalendar year3$64,3770*
No academic rankcalendar year3$53,3180*
All faculty totalcalendar year23$96,4087$85,157

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year98$111,7488$105,261
Associate professoracademic year76$81,79311$78,483
Assistant professoracademic year59$70,94426$71,630
Instructoracademic year3$57,7752*
Lectureracademic year21$50,5498$41,119
No academic rankacademic year0*1*
All faculty totalacademic year257$87,89256$72,145

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Missouri University of Science and Technology Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

SportConference
Football Other
Basketball Great Lakes Valley Conference
Baseball Great Lakes Valley Conference
Track Great Lakes Valley Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

SportMenWomenTotal
Total19752249
Football92092
Baseball101222
Basketball27027
Track241640
All Other Sports442468

Missouri University of Science and Technology Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
Information Science/Studies

Engineering
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
Architectural Engineering
Ceramic Sciences and Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering Mechanics
Engineering, General
Engineering, Other
Engineering/Industrial Management
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Geological/Geophysical Engineering
Geotechnical Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Metallurgical Engineering
Mining and Mineral Engineering
Nuclear Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Systems Engineering

Liberal Arts
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Technical and Business Writing

Mathematics
Applied Mathematics
Mathematics, General

Religion And Philosophy
Philosophy

Science
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Physics, General

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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What Sets Missouri University of Science and Technology Apart:

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% of degrees in engineering
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Male % of student body
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Top 6%Missouri University of Science and Technology Male % of student body
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% of degrees in computer science and engineering
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Number of students
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Top 13%Missouri University of Science and Technology Number of students
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Top 14%Missouri University of Science and Technology Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in science
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 17%Missouri University of Science and Technology % of degrees in science
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Top 18%Missouri University of Science and Technology Dorm rooms per full-time student

Notable:
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army, air force)
checked Offers athletic scholarships
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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