Missouri University of Science & Technology

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General Information

The Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T)
was founded in 1870. It was one of the very first technological schools
west of the Mississippi. Most people know this school for its science
and math degrees. However, Missouri S&T also offers liberal arts
and humanities degrees with a science or math emphasis. This
residential campus is located in Rolla, MO. It has a total
undergraduate population of 5,504 with a graduate enrollment of 1,702.
The University offers baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees.

Admissions Information

As with any college, Missouri S&T has an application fee; the
current fee is $45.00. Missouri S&T has a high acceptance rate of
91%. An admissions office is available to answer specific admissions
questions from prospective students.

College Majors

The principles of science and math stretch into many realms. This
fact is evidenced by the range of majors offered at Missouri S&T:

  • Biological & Biomedical Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Biophysics
  • Business, Management, & Marketing
  • Business –"
  • Business Administration/Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Computer & Information Sciences
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Information Sciences
  • Information Sciences/Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Engineering
  • Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Ceramic Sciences/Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical/Communications Engineering
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Geological Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Mining/Mineral Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Petroleum
  • Polymer/Plastics
  • Engineering Technologies
  • Engineering/Industrial Management
  • English Language & Literature
  • English Language & Literature
  • Technical/Business Writing
  • Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-medicine
  • History
  • History
  • Law & Legal Studies
  • Prelaw
  • Mathematics
  • Philosophy & Religion
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences

Undergraduate Programs

Missouri S&T offers a Bachelor of Sciences and/or a Bachelor of Arts in the following areas of study:

Sciences & Computing (7 degrees offered)
Business & Social Sciences (3 degrees offered)
Arts & Humanities (6 degrees offered)
Engineering (15 degrees offered)
Pre-Professional Advising

Graduate Programs

Numerous graduate program choices await at Missouri S&T.
Missouri S&T offers an MS, MBA, MST, DE, or PhD on campus in the
following areas of study:

Business & Communication (2 degrees offered)
Sciences & Computing (9 degrees offered)
Engineering (18 degrees offered)

Certain degrees are available off campus and via Distance Learning:

Aerospace Engineering
Business Administration
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Electrical Engineering
Engineering Management
Environmental Engineering
Information Science & Technology
Manufacturing Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mining Engineering
Systems Engineering

Online Degrees and Programs

Missouri S&T also offers certificate programs online:

Business Administrations
Chemical & Biological Engineering
Civil Architectural & Environmental Engineering
Computer Science
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Engineering Management
English & Technical Communication
Geological Sciences & Engineering
Information Technology
Manufacturing Engineering
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Mining & Nuclear Engineering
Systems Engineering

Engineers can use the Professional Development Programs to meet the
requirements necessary for maintaining an engineer license. Online PDH
courses provide access to seminars and courses, helping engineers meet
their required hours.


In August 2012, Newsweek ranked Missouri S&T as the number one
"Best Investment" among public universities for out-of-state students.
Bloomberg's Businessweek listed the University on the top 25 best value
university list. In June 2013, the U.S. News & World Report called
it the "Top teacher education program for secondary education in
Missouri, according to the National Council on Teacher Quality".


Missouri S&T is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Each program also needs accreditation from the particular profession
for which it prepares students. For example, the Petroleum Engineering
program is accredited by ABET, and the Department of Business and
Information Technology is accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance
Collegiate Schools of Business).

Financial Aid and Scholarships

80 percent of students receive scholarships or other forms of
financial assistance. Those interested in receiving financial aid must
first complete a FAFSA . First time freshman may be able to receive the
following financial aid: merit based awards, Chancellor's scholarship,
external scholarships, and departmental awards.

Other types of financial aid are transfer scholarships, grants, or
student loans. Students can also meet their college bill needs through
a campus job, graduate fellowship, work study program, internship, or

Library System

Missouri S&T's library is the Curtis Laws Wilson Library. The
library provides the following services: borrowing and circulation,
course reserves, interlibrary loan, reference services, poster printing
and multimedia, tutorials and library instruction, distance education,
and information for faculty.

The library website has research tools, electronic journals, online
databases. The Online Merlin catalog allows for quick search of
journals, magazines, newspapers and books found in the library.
Scholar's Mine contains faculty papers, graduate works, departmental
publications and other works compiled from the university.


The Miners are the athlete students of Missouri S&T. Men compete
in baseball, football, basketball, cross country, soccer, swimming,
track and field. Women compete in basketball, cross country, soccer,
track & field, softball, volleyball. The university competes in the
NCAA Division II.

Student Housing

Missouri S&T has a variety of residential living areas.
Prospective students can choose from three different residence halls:
Residential College, Thomas Jefferson Hall, and Quadrangle Complex.
Each building is unique in its layout. All living areas have a wide
variety of amenities. Rates vary, depending on room size. Every room
contract includes a meal plan. Students can choose from seven meal plan
options. Apartments are also available; students can choose between
Miner Village, Nagogami Terrace and Solar Village. Missouri S&T
also has learning communities within residential life, which seek to
continue education outside of the classroom by adhering to guidelines
or participating in specific programs.

General Information

Admission Office

106 Parker Hall

300 West 13th Street

Rolla, MO 65409-1060

(573) 341-4164

(800) 522-0938

Fax: (573) 341-4082

Contact: Rance Larsen

Director of Admissions
Main Address

300 West 13th Street

Rolla, MO 65409

(573) 341-4111


Total undergrads: 5,504

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,149

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,458

Graduate enrollment: 1,702

Student-to-faculty ratio: 17:1


Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $45

Online application fee: $45
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 91%

College Majors

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Biophysics B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Management Information Systems B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems B
Information Technology B


Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering B
Architectural Engineering B
Ceramic Sciences/Engineering B
Chemical Engineering B
Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Engineering Mechanics B
Environmental Engineering B
Geological Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B
Metallurgical Engineering B
Mining/Mineral Engineering B
Nuclear Engineering B
Petroleum B
Polymer/Plastics B

Engineering Technologies

Engineering/Industrial Management B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Technical/Business Writing B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Predentistry B
Premedicine B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B


Applied Mathematics B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geochemistry B
Geology B
GeophysicsSeismology B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Economics B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor's degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All
information is subject to change. You should confirm all information
with a college admissions officer.

Missouri University of Science and Technology Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (573) 341-4111
Website: https://www.mst.edu/
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: https://futurestudents.mst.edu/admissions/
Address: 300 W.13th Street, Rolla, MO 65409
Setting: Town: Remote
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 8,088
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 64%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 6,341 (78% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $9,936
Out-of-state Tuition: $27,484
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 96%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $9,088

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Missouri University of Science and Technology Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 511
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 9221
Engineering 18141613
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 3111
English Language and Literature/Letters 221
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 2111
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 333
Psychology 211
Social Sciences 1
Grand total 42302719

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Missouri University of Science and Technology and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $9,936
Out-of-state $27,484
Books and supplies $676

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $11,806
Out-of-state $30,912

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 1,258 96%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,189 91% $9,088
Student loan aid 695 53% $7,291

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 5,356 78% $8,686
Federal student loans 3,321 49% $6,154

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Missouri University of Science and Technology. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Missouri University of Science and Technology students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 5,062 3,537 1,525
Percent admitted 100% 82% 74%
Percent admitted who enrolled 23% 25% 17%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Missouri University of Science and Technology Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 8,088
Undergraduate enrollment 6,454
Graduate enrollment 1,634

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Missouri University of Science and Technology Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
    • English Language

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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