University of Missouri-St Louis

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$10,065

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$8,774

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

7.03%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

70.6%

1,947 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

16,989

38.2% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

53.2%

255 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 (376 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (253 degrees), and General Psychology (167 degrees).

In 2016, 3,344 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Missouri-St Louis. 62.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,234 degrees), 4.34 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (515 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Missouri-St Louis is $10,065, which is $-15,791 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Missouri-St Louis is $10,065, which is $-15,791 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,774.

In 2016, 44% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 37% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$10,065

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at University of Missouri-St Louis was $10,065. The cost of tuition at University of Missouri-St Louis is $-15,791 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$8,774

2016 Value

7.55%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of Missouri-St Louis had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,774. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of Missouri-St Louis grew by 7.55%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,635

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Missouri-St Louis was of $9,635 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.0622% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

44%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

37%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

44% of undergraduate students at University of Missouri-St Louis received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 4.35% with respect to 2015, when 46% 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.

7.03%

2015 Default Rate

248

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at University of Missouri-St Louis was 7.03%, which represents 248 out of the 3528 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 1,947 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 10% annual growth. Out of those 1,947 applicants, 1,375 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 70.6% acceptance rate.

There were 16,989 students enrolled at University of Missouri-St Louis in 2016, and 3% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Missouri-St Louis has an overall enrollment yield of 32.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

70.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

1,375

Accepted Out of 1,947

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Missouri-St Louis was 70.6% (1,375 admissions from 1,947 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 75.9%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 10%, while admissions grew by 2.38%.

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SAT Scores

3%

Submission Percentage

17

Scores Submitted

3% of enrolled first-time students at University of Missouri-St Louis in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Missouri-St Louis has a total enrollment of 16,989 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Missouri-St Louis is 6,487 students and the part-time enrollment is 10,502. This means that 38.2% 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 68.4% White, 14.4% Black or African American, 4.79% Asian, 2.84% Hispanic or Latino, 1.66% Two or More Races, 0.33% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.141% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Missouri-St Louis in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (35.8%), followed by White Male (28.5%) and Black or African American Female (9.85%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (37.4%), followed by White Male (21.2%) and Black or African American Female (5.79%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

38.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Missouri-St Louis, both undergraduate and graduate, is 16,989 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Missouri-St Louis is 6,487 and the part-time enrollment is 10,502. This means that 38.2% of students enrolled at University of Missouri-St Louis are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%

2016 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 79%. 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

    11,612

  2. Black or African American

    2,447

  3. Asian

    813

The enrolled student population at University of Missouri-St Louis is 68.4% White, 14.4% Black or African American, 4.79% Asian, 2.84% Hispanic or Latino, 1.66% Two or More Races, 0.33% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.141% 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 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% 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, 708 students (4.17%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 824 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 (2,234 degrees awarded). There were 4.34 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (515 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Missouri-St Louis is General Business (376 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (253 degrees) and General Psychology (167 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 (586 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (178 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (22 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 (1,970,846 people), Miscellaneous managers (377,713 people), Secondary school teachers (332,186 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (314,905 people), and Education administrators (297,287 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Missouri-St Louis are Education (586 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (178 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (22 degrees), Social Sciences (290 degrees), and Physical Sciences (68 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

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 Public relations specialists, Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Chief executives & legislators, and Sales engineers

The most specialized majors at University of Missouri-St Louis are Education (586 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (178 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (22 degrees), Social Sciences (290 degrees), and Physical Sciences (68 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 (2,958,479 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (518,179 people), Hospitals (314,903 people), Legal services (263,739 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (216,088 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Missouri-St Louis are Education (586 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (178 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (22 degrees), Social Sciences (290 degrees), and Physical Sciences (68 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. 376 degrees awarded

  2. 253 degrees awarded

  3. 167 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Missouri-St Louis was General Business with 376 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,260

  2. 2,084

In 2016, 1,260 degrees were awarded to men at University of Missouri-St Louis, which is 0.605 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,084).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 284 degrees were awarded to men at University of Missouri-St Louis in General Business, which is 1.25 times more than the 228 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 276 degrees were awarded to women at University of Missouri-St Louis in Registered Nursing, which is 9.2 times more than the 30 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

21%

100% Completion Time

42%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 21% 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, 42% 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.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (75%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Missouri-St Louis is Female and Asian (75% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 6.27% of graduates (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,234 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    515 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    191 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Missouri-St Louis is white (2,234 degrees awarded). There were 4.34 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (515 degrees).

5.71% of degree recipients (191 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,359 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    875 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    387 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Missouri-St Louis is white female (1,359 degrees awarded). There were 1.55 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (875 degrees).

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Operations

University of Missouri-St Louis has an endowment valued at nearly $75.7M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4M (5.29%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, University of Missouri-St Louis had a total expenditure of $229M. Of that $229M, they spent $110M on salaries and $229M on benefits.

University of Missouri-St Louis employs 149 Associate professors, 134 Assistant professors, and 133 Professors. Most academics at University of Missouri-St Louis are Female Assistant professors (89), Male Professors(80), and Female Associate professors (77).

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 204 employees, Management, with 190 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 157 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$75.7M

2015 Endowment

1.49%

growth from 2014

University of Missouri-St Louis has an endowment valued at about $75.7M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Missouri-St Louis grew 1.49% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $195M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $5.69M - Federal

  2. $7.54M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, University of Missouri-St Louis received $5.69M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $7.54M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$110M

Salary Expenditure

$229M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of Missouri-St Louis had a total expenditure of $229M. Of that $229M, they spent $110M on salaries and $229M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$110M

2015 Salaries

0.262%

growth from 2014

In 2015, University of Missouri-St Louis paid a median of $110M in salaries, which represents 48.2% of their overall expenditure ($229M) and a 0.262% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.67% growth from 2013 and a 0.515% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$36M

Instructional Salaries

444

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of Missouri-St Louis paid a total of $36M to 444 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

149 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

204 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Missouri-St Louis were Associate professor with 149 employees; Assistant professor with 134 employees; and Assistant professor with 133 employees.

In 2016, 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 204 employees; Management with 190 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 157 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Missouri-St Louis was Female Assistant professor with 89 employees, Male Professor with 80 employees, and Female Associate professor with 77 employees.

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

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