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Missouri University of Science and Technology

Rolla, Missouri
Millennium Arch, next to Castleman Hall credit: Nebraska Puffer Fish
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Overview
Public
6,215 Undergraduates
79% Admissions Rate
Town: Remote
Mostly Men
Public
Region: Midwest
Division 2
Size: Small
Doctoral
Engineering School
Missouri University of Science and Technology
1201 N. State St.
Rolla, Missouri
65409
(573) 341-4111
www.mst.edu/

Missouri University of Science and Technology, a public land-grant, space-grant university in Rolla, Missouri, is one of the top 160 institutions of higher learning in the United States. It was established as the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy in 1870, and it changed its named to Missouri University of Science and Technology in 2008. Notable alumni include astronaut Thomas Akers, engineer and astronaut Sandra Magnus, CEO of Twitter Jack Dorsey, professional poker player Greg Raymer, space scientist Farouk El-Baz, scientist and astronaut Janet Kavandi, physicist Clyde Cowan, long jumper Tyrone Smith and mining engineer Daniel C. Jackling. The school’s colors are silver, gold and green, its mascot is Joe Miner and its teams are nicknamed the Miners. Its sports affiliation is NCAA Division II – GLVC, and the school has 13 varsity sports teams. The varsity sports offered by the Missouri University of Science and Technology include men’s baseball, basketball, cross country, football and golf, and women’s basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, track and field and volleyball. There are competitive and non-competitive club sports as well. Club sports offered include Akido, cricket, cycling, fencing, long boarding, tennis, archery, baseball, in-line roller hockey, ultimate club, volleyball, paintball, rugby and wrestling.

Location

Rolla is a city in and the county seat of Phelps County, Missouri, United States. The population in the 2010 United States Census was 19,559. Rolla is located approximately midway between St. Louis and Springfield along I-44. More from Wikipedia...

85

coffee score

90

restaurants score

Students
77%

Men

23%

Women

21

Average Age of Entering Students

343

New Transfer Students

Admissions
79%

Acceptance Rate

44%

Enrollment Yield

1186-1376

SAT Range

4,166

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$13,874

Typical Cost

$25,918

Out-Of-State (published)

$9,246

In-State (published)

96%

Recieve Financial Aid

91%

Have Loans

$19,453

Median Debt

Academics
21.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

6

National Merit Students

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

95

Doctorates Awareded

Mechanical Engineering

Top Major

1

National Academy Members

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, more than 200 to choose from

Greek Life:

Important, many on campus

Party Scene:

Standard, mostly on the weekends
Athletics
Football Conference:

Great Lakes Valley Conference

Basketball Conference:

Great Lakes Valley Conference

Track & Field Conference:

Great Lakes Valley Conference

Football Division:

2

Basketball Division:

2

Track Division:

2

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