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Missouri University of Science and Technology Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Missouri University of Science and Technology ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. If you’re interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Missouri University of Science and Technology Ranked?

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2022 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 1,223 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is other geological and earth sciences/geosciences.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Missouri University of Science and Technology as #191 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Missouri University of Science and Technology held the #257 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Missouri University of Science and Technology also holds the #3 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 81%. 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 10% 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 598 and 670. Math scores were between 640 and 720.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Missouri University of Science and Technology  ( 598 to 670 )
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SAT Math Scores for Missouri University of Science and Technology  ( 640 to 720 )
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Missouri University of Science and Technology received ACT scores from 92% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 26 and 31.

ACT Composite Scores for Missouri University of Science and Technology  ( 26 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 81%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  81 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Missouri University of Science and Technology

Freshmen Retention Rate

Missouri University of Science and Technology has a freshmen retention rate of 85%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  85 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 23% 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  23 out of 100
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100

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Missouri University of Science and Technology Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 6,083 undergraduates at Missouri University of Science and Technology with 5,412 being full-time and 671 being part-time.

How Much Does Missouri University of Science and Technology Cost?

The overall average net price of Missouri University of Science and Technology is $14,262. 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 +
$10,755 $10,660 $13,058 $16,060 $17,371

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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Missouri University of Science and Technology, approximately 48% of students took out student loans averaging $7,056 a year. That adds up to $28,224 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Missouri University of Science and Technology is 3.1%. 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

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

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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, 1,423 received undergraduate degrees and 546 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 279 $68,484
Electrical Engineering 138 $73,787
Computer Information Systems 121 $67,727
Civil Engineering 104 $61,941
Chemical Engineering 101 $67,295
Engineering-Related Fields 78 $65,188
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 70 $68,563
Computer Engineering 69 $70,456
General Biology 56 $35,416
Information Science 47 $57,544

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 courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2019-2020, 6,665 students took at least one online class at Missouri University of Science and Technology. This is an increase from the 1,747 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 6,665 1,101
2018-2019 1,747 631
2017-2018 1,622 594
2016-2017 1,753 615
2015-2016 1,869 608

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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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