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Missouri University of Science and Technology Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Missouri University of Science and Technology Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Missouri University of Science and Technology was awarded 67 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is engineering.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Missouri University of Science and Technology as #257 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.

Missouri University of Science and Technology also holds the #4 spot on the Best Colleges in Missouri ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Missouri University of Science and Technology?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Missouri University of Science and Technology is 84%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that Missouri University of Science and Technology is a good fit for you.

Average Test Scores

About 2% of students accepted to Missouri University of Science and Technology submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 520 and 640. Math scores were between 580 and 700.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Missouri University of Science and Technology  ( 520 to 640 )
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SAT Math Scores for Missouri University of Science and Technology  ( 580 to 700 )
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Missouri University of Science and Technology received ACT scores from 97% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 25 and 31.

ACT Composite Scores for Missouri University of Science and Technology  ( 25 to 31 )
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Missouri University of Science and Technology Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At Missouri University of Science and Technology, this rate is 19 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Missouri University of Science and Technology is 77%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  77 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Missouri University of Science and Technology

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 81% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Missouri University of Science and Technology enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  81 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 24% for first-time, full-time students at Missouri University of Science and Technology, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  24 out of 100
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Below Average Overall Diversity at Missouri University of Science and Technology

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 6,843 undergraduates at Missouri University of Science and Technology with 6,065 being full-time and 778 being part-time.

Missouri University of Science and Technology Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for Missouri University of Science and Technology is 24.51 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  24.51 out of 100
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How Much Does Missouri University of Science and Technology Cost?

The overall average net price of Missouri University of Science and Technology is $14,205. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Missouri University of Science and Technology

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$9,937 $11,375 $14,235 $15,904 $17,233

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Missouri University of Science and Technology, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Missouri University of Science and Technology, approximately 54% of students took out student loans averaging $6,992 a year. That adds up to $27,968 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Missouri University of Science and Technology is 3.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Missouri University of Science and Technology Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Missouri University of Science and Technology make around $71,200 per year during the early years of their employment. This is good news for future Missouri University of Science and Technology graduates since it is 79% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.

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Location of Missouri University of Science and Technology

Located in Rolla, Missouri, Missouri University of Science and Technology is a public institution. Rolla is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

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Location of Missouri University of Science and Technology

Contact details for Missouri University of Science and Technology are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 300 W.13Th Street, Rolla, MO 65409
Phone: 573-341-4111
Website: https://www.mst.edu/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/MissouriSandT
Twitter: http://twitter.com/MissouriSandT

Missouri University of Science and Technology Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 37 majors graduated from Missouri University of Science and Technology. Of these students, 1,388 received undergraduate degrees and 618 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 250 $66,300
Civil Engineering 124 $58,800
Computer Information Systems 116 $66,800
Electrical Engineering 111 $70,000
Chemical Engineering 83 $68,300
Computer Engineering 82 $69,300
Engineering-Related Fields 80 $63,400
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 65 $64,200
General Biology 51 $26,900
Architectural Engineering 49 $61,700

Learn more about the majors offered at Missouri University of Science and Technology along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Missouri University of Science and Technology

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 1,622 students took at least one online class at Missouri University of Science and Technology. This is a decrease from the 1,753 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,622 594
2016-2017 1,753 615
2015-2016 1,869 608
2014-2015 3,370 659
2013-2014 3,150 650

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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