University of Missouri-Columbia Graduate Schools

University of Missouri-Columbia (referred to as Mizzou) is a Public, 4 years school located in Columbia, MO. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Missouri-Columbia is $10,478 for Missouri residents and $26,577 for out-of-state students. The school has 7,359 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 29,843 including undergraduate students.

University of Missouri-Columbia Graduate School Overview

University of Missouri-Columbia (referred to as Mizzou) is a Public, 4 years school located in Columbia, MO. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
University of Missouri-Columbia is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1913 - Current[Estimated Date]).
University of Missouri-ColumbiaDirectory Information
School NameUniversity of Missouri-Columbia (referred to as Mizzou)
Address105 Jesse Hall, Columbia, MO 65211-1050
Phone573-882-2121
Webhttps://missouri.edu
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.missouri.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://financialaid.missouri.edu
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Missouri-Columbia is $10,478 for Missouri residents and $26,577 for out-of-state students. The school has 7,359 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 29,843 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 182 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 38 programs are available online classes.
Mizzou Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$26,577
$10,478 for Missouri Residents
Student Population7,359
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs182 graduate programs
(38 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Missouri-Columbia is $10,478 for Missouri residents and $26,577 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $386 for Missouri residents and $1,057 for out-of-state students. University of Missouri-Columbia offers the alternative tuition plans.
Mizzou 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Missouri Residents$10,478
Out-of-State$26,577
Tuition per Credit Hour
Missouri Residents$386
Out-of-State$1,057
University of Missouri-Columbia offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On University of Missouri-Columbia campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at Mizzou
Distance Learning (Online Classes)38 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

University of Missouri-Columbia 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Missouri-Columbia is $10,478 for Missouri residents and $26,577 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 4.84% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at University of Missouri-Columbia
Missouri ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$8,402$1,104$22,498$1,104
2016-2017$8,462$1,114$23,172$1,114
2017-2018$8,640$1,188$23,659$1,188
2018-2019$8,822$1,195$24,156$1,195
2019-2020$9,264$1,214$25,363$1,214
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $15,460 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of Missouri-Columbia. On-campus living costs are decreased by -0.66% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,460. Off-campus living costs are decreased by -0.66% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at University of Missouri-Columbia
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$9,808$3,742$9,808$3,742
2016-2017$10,298$4,756$10,298$4,756
2017-2018$10,676$4,776$10,676$4,776
2018-2019$10,786$4,776$10,786$4,776
2019-2020$10,508$4,952$10,508$4,952
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $386 for Missouri residents and $1,057 for other students at University of Missouri-Columbia. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 4.97% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour University of Missouri-Columbia
Missouri ResidentsOut-of-State
2015-2016$350$937
2016-2017$353$966
2017-2018$360$986
2018-2019$368$1,007
2019-2020$386$1,057
The law school tuition at University of Missouri-Columbia is $21,531 for Missouri residents and $39,783 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $36,711 for Missouri residents and $71,614 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at University of Missouri-Columbia.
2019-2020 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of Missouri-Columbia
Missouri ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Medicine$33,675$3,036$68,578$3,036
Veterinary Medicine$25,884$1,327$62,374$1,327
Law$20,232$1,299$38,484$1,299

Graduate Programs at Mizzou

University of Missouri-Columbia offers 199 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 2,767 students have completed their study at University of Missouri-Columbia.
Offered Degrees at University of Missouri-Columbia
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree80211,562
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship611501
Doctor's degree - other50302
Post Bachelor's Degree4919362
Post Master's Degree4340
Total199442,767

University of Missouri-Columbia offers 199 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 2,767 students have completed their studies.
  • 1,562 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 302 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 362 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 40 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 34 completers-
Agricultural Economics6-
Animal Sciences12-
Food Science5-
Plant Sciences11-
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] (1 completers) 20 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation20-
Communication and Journalism [+] (2 completers) 95 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric1-
Journalism94$45,900
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (2 completers) 48 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences27-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (other)21-
Education [+] (8 completers) 402 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction185$39,700
Educational Leadership and Administration26$48,600
Special Education and Teaching31-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services148$42,900
Agricultural Teacher Education12-
Engineering [+] (4 completers) 118 completers-
Engineering32-
Chemical Engineering11-
Civil Engineering13-
Computer Engineering8-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering20-
Mechanical Engineering18-
Nuclear Engineering1-
Industrial Engineering9-
Biological/Biosystems Engineering6-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 17 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures7-
Russian Language and Literature3-
German Language and Literature3-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics4-
Work and Family Studies [+] (6 completers) 29 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Family Resource Management Studies8-
Housing and Human Environments6-
Human Development and Family Studies12$34,300
Apparel and Textiles3-
Legal Studies [+] 3 completers-
Law0-
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence0-
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (other)3-
English Language And Literature [+] 6 completers-
English Language and Literature6-
Library Science [+] 20 completers-
Library and Information Science20-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 11 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences6-
Biochemistry1-
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology0-
Physiology3-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology1-
Neuroscience0-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 36 completers-
Mathematics7-
Applied Mathematics5-
Statistics24-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (2 completers) 5 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Human Computer Interaction5-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 3 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness3-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 3 completers-
Philosophy2-
Religion/Religious Studies1-
Physical Sciences [+] 11 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry1-
Geology/Earth Science8-
Physics2-
Psychology [+] 19 completers-
Psychology0-
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)15-
Applied Behavior Analysis4-
Human Services [+] (4 completers) 154 completers-
0-
Public Administration79$48,700
Social Work75$40,600
Social Sciences [+] (2 completers) 41 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology6-
Archeology2-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics20-
Geography6-
Political Science and Government3-
Sociology4-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 33 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts1-
Art/Art Studies9-
Music23-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (6 completers) 226 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist24-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management48$63,400
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician9-
Athletic Training/Trainer0-
Medical Scientist0-
Public Health62$45,700
Occupational Therapy/Therapist36-
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences11-
Medical Informatics21-
Dietetics/Dietitian0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse15$88,600
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing0-
Business [+] (4 completers) 223 completers$76,500
Business/Commerce87$76,500
Accounting136$54,900
Finance0-
History [+] 2 completers-
History2-
Total1,562
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 20 completers-
Agricultural Economics4-
Animal Sciences5-
Food Science0-
Plant Sciences11-
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 2 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation2-
Forestry0-
Communication and Journalism [+] 28 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric15-
Journalism13-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences10-
Education [+] 86 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction12-
Educational Leadership and Administration10$76,100
Educational Administration and Supervision (other)46-
Special Education and Teaching2-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services13-
Agricultural Teacher Education3-
Engineering [+] 51 completers-
Engineering0-
Chemical Engineering5-
Civil Engineering9-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering12-
Mechanical Engineering11-
Nuclear Engineering8-
Industrial Engineering2-
Biological/Biosystems Engineering4-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 3 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures1-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2-
Work and Family Studies [+] (2 completers) 12 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences12-
Housing and Human Environments0-
English Language And Literature [+] 15 completers-
English Language and Literature15-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 33 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences13-
Biochemistry9-
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology8-
Genetics0-
Exercise Physiology1-
Pharmacology1-
Neuroscience1-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 14 completers-
Mathematics8-
Statistics6-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 5 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Human Computer Interaction5-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 5 completers-
Philosophy5-
Physical Sciences [+] 30 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology2-
Chemistry12-
Geology/Earth Science2-
Physics14-
Psychology [+] 9 completers-
Psychology0-
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)9-
Human Services [+] 7 completers-
0-
Public Administration5-
Social Work2-
Social Sciences [+] 35 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology6-
Archeology5-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics6-
Political Science and Government8-
Sociology10-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 3 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts3-
Music Pedagogy0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 119 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Physical Therapy/Therapist56-
Rehabilitation Science0-
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences0-
Veterinary Pathology and Pathobiology6-
Medical Informatics4-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse53$95,000
Business [+] 6 completers-
Business/Commerce4-
Accounting2-
History [+] 7 completers-
History7-
Total501
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 208 completers-
Medicine98-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist0-
Physical Therapy/Therapist0-
Veterinary Medicine110-
Total302
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 0 completers-
Agricultural Mechanization0-
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] (2 completers) 11 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation0-
Forestry0-
Forest Resources Production and Management11-
Natural Resources and Conservation (other)0-
Communication and Journalism [+] (2 completers) 0 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Journalism0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (2 completers) 0 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer and Information Sciences (other)0-
Education [+] (7 completers) 24 completers-
Education3-
Multicultural Education3-
Curriculum and Instruction1-
Educational Leadership and Administration2-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration3-
Educational Evaluation and Research8-
Mathematics Teacher Education4-
Work and Family Studies [+] (2 completers) 4 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Family Resource Management Studies4-
Legal Studies [+] 24 completers-
Law0-
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (other)24-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences1-
Conservation Biology2-
Epidemiology9-
Neuroscience2-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (6 completers) 23 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences5-
Gerontology1-
Human Computer Interaction17-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
Psychology [+] (1 completers) 16 completers-
Psychology16-
Human Services [+] (6 completers) 33 completers-
0-
Community Organization and Advocacy3-
Public Administration22-
Public Policy Analysis1-
Social Work1-
Youth Services/Administration4-
Social Work (other)2-
Social Sciences [+] 11 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods1-
Geography9-
Sociology1-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] (2 completers) 1 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Digital Arts0-
Jazz/Jazz Studies1-
Music Management0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (4 completers) 69 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management0-
Public Health51-
Behavioral Aspects of Health7-
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences0-
Medical Informatics11-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)0-
Business [+] 130 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management11-
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce3-
Project Management0-
Accounting77-
Marketing Research8-
Taxation31-
Total362
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (2 completers) 35 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction15-
Educational Leadership and Administration5-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services15-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 5 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Human Computer Interaction5-
Total40

Graduate Student Population at Mizzou

For academic year 2019-2020, total 7,359 students enrolled into University of Missouri-Columbia graduate schools where it has total 29,843 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 4,545 full-time and 2,814 part-time students. By gender, 2,993 male and 4,366 female students are attending University of Missouri-Columbia graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for University of Missouri-Columbia.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
University of Missouri-Columbia
TotalMaleFemale
Total7,3592,9934,366
Full-time4,5451,9972,548
Part-tme2,8149961,818
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at University of Missouri-Columbia.
There are 5,022 White (68.24%), 355 Black/African American (4.82%), 267 Hispanic (3.63%), 140 Asian (1.90%), and 1,575 students with other races. 1,107 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at University of Missouri-Columbia
TotalMaleFemale
Total7,3592,9934,366
American Indian/Native American1569
Asian1406674
Black/African American355154201
Hispanic267121146
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander321
White5,0221,8393,183
Two More18463121
Un-Known266121145
Non-resident Alien1,107621486
University of Missouri-Columbia offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 2,236 graduate students (30.38% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 547 graduate students (7.43% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for University of Missouri-Columbia.
Distance Learning Student Population at University of Missouri-Columbia
Number of Students
Total7,359
Enrolled Online Exclusively2,236
Enrolled Some Online Courses547
Not in Online Courses4,576
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Missouri-Columbia. 2,283 students are aged 20 to 24 (31.02% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.01%), 291 students are aged above 50 (3.95%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Missouri-Columbia.
Graduate Student Population By Age at University of Missouri-Columbia
TotalMaleFemale
Total7,3592,9934,366
Age 18-19110
Age 20-21972275
Age 22-242,1868051,381
Age 25-292,2289501,278
Age 30-341,126539587
Age 35-39756334422
Age 40-49674253421
Age 50-6428084196
Over 641156

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