Points of Pride

  • Missouri is one of only 20 public universities recognized by the Fiske Guide to Colleges as a “Best Buy School” for its combination of affordability and strong academic quality.
  • Missouri is one of only six public institutions nationwide that can claim a medical school, veterinary medicine college, engineering college and a law school on the same campus.
  • Missouri’s student counseling program is ranked No, 3 in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report.
  • Missouri’s agricultural program is leading a $20 million effort to develop drought-tolerant corn varieties that make efficient use of available water to sustain the world’s growing population.
  • With funding from the Department of Homeland Security, Missouri engineers have created blast-resistant glass that is only a quarter-inch thick and could save lives and property during hurricanes and other disasters.