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UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI

Columbia, MO

The University of Missouri, also known as Mizzou, is a public land-grant research university located in one of the country’s best college towns, Columbia, MO. Located two hours west of St. Louis, Mizzou provides a depth and breadth of resources that match what many students are looking for in their college experience. With 30,000 students, 300 majors, 600 student organizations, SEC athletics, and personalized support with great post-graduation outcomes, the University of Missouri provides tremendous value for a four-year degree.

STATS AT A GLANCE
% enrolled undergraduates that are minority students
21%
% enrolled undergraduates that are Latinx students
4.4%
Scholarship opportunities for Latinx, first generation, or other underrepresented populations.
Diversity Award: minimum qualifications – Competitive high school academic record, including grades, class rank and ACT or SAT scores; U.S. citizen or permanent resident; Enrollment at MU the first semester after high school graduation; Membership in a racial or ethnic minority group that is underrepresented in relation to the University’s goal to achieve educational benefits of a diverse student body. Non-Missouri resident: Waiver of nonresident tuition (approximately $17,000). Waiver of nonresident tuition is for a total of 8 regular semesters (fall and spring), students are not eligible for the waiver during summer terms. George C. Brooks Scholarship – Named after former MU Financial Aid Director George C. Brooks, this scholarship is designed to enhance recruitment and retention of undergraduate students from ethnic groups that are underrepresented at MU. Minimum qualifications: U.S. citizen or permanent resident; Enrollment at MU the first semester after high school graduation; Member of a racial or ethnic group that is underrepresented in relation to the University’s goal to achieve educational benefits of a diverse student body; High school seniors with a minimum ACT composite score of 25 or an SAT score of 1200; Students admitted on probation are not eligible for the Brooks Scholarship. Award amount – Non-Missouri resident: $7,500 plus waiver of nonresident tuition (approximately $15,838). Waiver of nonresident tuition is for a total of 8 regular semesters (fall and spring), students are not eligible for the waiver during summer terms.
Support services for Latinx, first generation, or other underrepresented populations.
Social Justice Centers, Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center, Multicultural Center, Association of Latin American Students