University of Missouri-St Louis

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$10,275

2.09% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$9,150

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

6.27%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

75.9%

1,970 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

16,715

38.9% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

55.6%

266 Graduates

About

University of Missouri-St Louis is a higher education institution located in St. Louis County, MO. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Missouri-St Louis were General Business (369 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (250 degrees), and General Psychology (140 degrees).

In 2017, 3,223 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Missouri-St Louis. 61.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,110 degrees), 4.88 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (432 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Missouri-St Louis is $10,275, which is $-16,225 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Missouri-St Louis is $10,275, which is $-16,225 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,150.

In 2017, 43% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 32% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$10,275

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of Missouri-St Louis was $10,275. The cost of tuition at University of Missouri-St Louis is $-16,225 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$9,150

2017 Value

4.29%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Missouri-St Louis had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,150. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Missouri-St Louis grew by 4.29%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,774

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Missouri-St Louis was of $9,774 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 1.44% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

43%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

32%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

43% of undergraduate students at University of Missouri-St Louis received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 2.27% with respect to 2016, when 44% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

6.27%

2016 Default Rate

218

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of Missouri-St Louis was 6.27%, which represents 218 out of the 3475 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Missouri-St Louis received 1,970 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 1.18% annual growth. Out of those 1,970 applicants, 1,496 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 75.9% acceptance rate.

There were 16,715 students enrolled at University of Missouri-St Louis in 2017, and 5% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Missouri-St Louis has an overall enrollment yield of 32.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

75.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,496

Accepted Out of 1,970

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Missouri-St Louis was 75.9% (1,496 admissions from 1,970 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 70.6%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 1.18%, while admissions grew by 8.8%.

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SAT Scores

5%

Submission Percentage

28

Scores Submitted

5% of enrolled first-time students at University of Missouri-St Louis in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Missouri-St Louis has a total enrollment of 16,715 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Missouri-St Louis is 6,507 students and the part-time enrollment is 10,208. This means that 38.9% of students enrolled at University of Missouri-St Louis are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Missouri-St Louis, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68.9% White, 13.9% Black or African American, 4.74% Asian, 3.06% Hispanic or Latino, 1.79% Two or More Races, 0.329% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0838% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Missouri-St Louis in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (35.2%), followed by White Male (29.9%) and Black or African American Female (9.56%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (40.2%), followed by White Male (22.1%) and Black or African American Female (6.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

38.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Missouri-St Louis, both undergraduate and graduate, is 16,715 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Missouri-St Louis is 6,507 and the part-time enrollment is 10,208. This means that 38.9% of students enrolled at University of Missouri-St Louis are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Missouri-St Louis was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), University of Missouri-St Louis had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    11,510

  2. Black or African American

    2,316

  3. Asian

    792

The enrolled student population at University of Missouri-St Louis is 68.9% White, 13.9% Black or African American, 4.74% Asian, 3.06% Hispanic or Latino, 1.79% Two or More Races, 0.329% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0838% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 723 students (4.33%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 735 more women than men received degrees from University of Missouri-St Louis. The majority of degree recipients at University of Missouri-St Louis are white (2,110 degrees awarded). There were 4.88 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (432 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Missouri-St Louis is General Business (369 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (250 degrees) and General Psychology (140 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Missouri-St Louis, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (593 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (155 degrees), and History (52 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Missouri-St Louis are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,124,178 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (455,260 people), Other managers (377,224 people), Education administrators (361,581 people), and Secondary school teachers (359,976 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Missouri-St Louis are Education (593 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (155 degrees), History (52 degrees), Psychology (202 degrees), and Social Sciences (227 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Missouri-St Louis are Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Dentists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at University of Missouri-St Louis are Education (593 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (155 degrees), History (52 degrees), Psychology (202 degrees), and Social Sciences (227 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Missouri-St Louis are Elementary & secondary schools (3,307,539 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (596,973 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (409,412 people), Legal services (378,063 people), and Individual & family services (304,420 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Missouri-St Louis are Education (593 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (155 degrees), History (52 degrees), Psychology (202 degrees), and Social Sciences (227 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Missouri-St Louis.

Most Common

  1. 369 degrees awarded

  2. 250 degrees awarded

  3. 140 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Missouri-St Louis was General Business with 369 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,244

  2. 1,979

In 2017, 1,244 degrees were awarded to men at University of Missouri-St Louis, which is 0.629 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,979).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 305 degrees were awarded to men at University of Missouri-St Louis in General Business, which is 1.29 times more than the 236 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 279 degrees were awarded to women at University of Missouri-St Louis in Registered Nursing, which is 7.34 times more than the 38 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

22%

100% Completion Time

41%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 22% of students graduating from University of Missouri-St Louis completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 41% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 46% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (66.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Missouri-St Louis is Female and White (66.4% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.14% of graduates (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,110 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    432 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    167 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Missouri-St Louis is white (2,110 degrees awarded). There were 4.88 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (432 degrees).

4.84% of degree recipients (156 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,275 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    835 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    318 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Missouri-St Louis is white female (1,275 degrees awarded). There were 1.53 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (835 degrees).

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Operations

University of Missouri-St Louis has an endowment valued at nearly $81.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $11.4M (14%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, University of Missouri-St Louis had a total salary expenditure of $214M. University of Missouri-St Louis employs 150 Assistant professors, 143 Associate professors, and 123 Professors. Most academics at University of Missouri-St Louis are Female Assistant professors (99), Female Associate professors(79), and Male Professors (78).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Missouri-St Louis are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 211 employees, Management, with 195 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 149 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$81.3M

2017 Endowment

10.8%

growth from 2016

University of Missouri-St Louis has an endowment valued at about $81.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Missouri-St Louis grew 10.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $205M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $7.14M - Federal

  2. $9.24M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, University of Missouri-St Louis received $7.14M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $9.24M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$99.3M

2017 Salaries

3.77%

decline from 2016

In 2017, University of Missouri-St Louis paid a median of $99.3M in salaries, which represents 46.4% of their overall expenditure ($214M) and a 3.77% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.34% decline from 2015 and a 0.262% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$34.4M

Instructional Salaries

420

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of Missouri-St Louis paid a total of $34.4M to 420 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $61.3M (31.9%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

150 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

211 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Missouri-St Louis were Assistant professor with 150 employees; Associate professor with 143 employees; and Associate professor with 123 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Missouri-St Louis were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 211 employees; Management with 195 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 149 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Missouri-St Louis was Female Assistant professor with 99 employees, Female Associate professor with 79 employees, and Male Professor with 78 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of Missouri-St Louis.

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