Missouri University of Science and Technology

Missouri University of Science and Technology


Founded in 1870, Missouri University of Science and Technology is one of the nation’s top technological research universities, with award-winning faculty and small classes. S&T students pursue degrees in high demand fields like engineering, math, science, business and computing. Through co-ops and internships, design projects, research and student organizations, students can build upon their interests to get the experience they need to excel in today’s job market. S&T offers the career guidance, student support, academic assistance and mentoring programs that one might expect from a premier university, but with a personal touch. As one of the nation’s top 10 best value public universities and as a top 5 public university for highest starting salaries, S&T provides students with an outstanding and affordable education.

Programs Supporting First-Generation College Students

Pre-College Prep & Outreach Pre-College Initiative (PCI)

Pre-College Initiative prepares students for careers in math and science, especially those who may never have considered that option and need help achieving their dream career. PCI is an overnight visit program for African-American students that focuses on success in high school, tutoring and college preparation. Learn more about Pre-College Initiative (PCI)

Open House, Fly-in, Visit ¡Sí Se Puede!

¡Sí Se Puede! is an overnight visit program for Hispanic and Latino students to explore a future career in math and science. The program allows students to explore careers and get an inside look at college life. Learn more about ¡Sí Se Puede!

Summer Bridge & Orientation Hit the Ground Running

Hit the Ground Running is a three-week summer learning program that offers new students an exciting opportunity to sharpen and enhance their academic skills, work with teams on design projects, make new friends, develop leadership skills and learn about college-level coursework expectations. This program is intended to prepare students for college life by letting them know what to expect from their college experience. Learn more about Hit the Ground Running

First-Year Experience & Transition Opening Week

During Opening Week, new students arrive on campus a week before classes start to begin the transition to college life. This allows students to get to know the campus, meet new friends, compete in a team design project, learn about campus resources and attend academic workshops. Learn more about Opening Week

Academic Advising & Support On-Track Academic Success Program

The On-Track Academic Success Program supports students that need extra help with time-management, study skills and getting involved on campus. Through group activities, networking and study sessions, On-Track participants make important connections that will help them succeed and study more effectively. Learn more about On-Track Academic Success Program

Student Life & Support Career Opportunities and Employer Relations

Missouri S&T hosts one of the largest technological career fairs in the country. More than 900 employers recruit S&T students each year. COER offers individual career advising, job negotiation, help with interviews and guidance on internship and co-op programs. Learn more about Career Opportunities and Employer Relations

Student Diversity

  • 6,841
  • 77/23
  • 21%
    First-generation college students
  • n/a
    American Indian or Alaskan Native
  • 3%
  • 4%
    Black or African American
  • 3%
  • n/a
    Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
  • 78%
  • 3%
    Two or more races
  • 3%
    Race and/or ethnicity unknown
  • 6%

Student Success

  • 85%
    First-to-second year retention
  • 64%
    Six-year graduation
  • 49%
    Six-year graduation for underrepresented minority groups
  • 95%
    Freshmen who live on campus
  • 50%
    Undergraduates who live on campus
  • 367
    Full-time faculty
  • 114
    Full-time minority faculty
  • 19:1
    Student–faculty ratio
  • Top 5 Majors

    Engineering, Computer Science, Business, Physical Sciences, Psychology

  • Multicultural Student Clubs and Organizations

    Miner Mentors, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineering, National Society of Black Engineers, Missouri S&T Student Ambassadors, Chancellor's Leadership Academy, Joe'SS Peers (student mentoring program), Adventures Abroad, Engineers Without Borders, Miner Challenge


Cost of Attendance

  • $23,850
  • $7,734
    In-state Tuition
  • $1,520
    Required Fees
  • $9,780
    Room and Board

Financial Aid

  • $39,940,354
    Total institutional scholarships/grants
  • $16,828
    Average aid package
  • $25,667
    Average student loan debt upon graduation (of those who borrow)
  • 24%
    Pell Grant recipients among freshmen
  • 95%
    Students with financial need
  • 100%
    Students with need awarded financial aid
  • 97%
    Students with need awarded need-based scholarship or grant aid
  • 18%
    Students with need whose need was fully met


Applicant Academics

  • 3,592
    # of applicants
  • 88%
  • 3.70
    Average HS GPA
  • 28
    ACT Composite
  • 520—660
    SAT Critical Reading
  • 560—640
    SAT Math
  • n/a—n/a
    SAT Writing
  • n/a
    SAT/ACT optional


  • 07/01
    Regular application closing date
  • $50
    Application Fee
  • $50
    Application Fee (online)
  • yes
    Fee waiver for applicants with financial need
  • n/a
    Early decision plan
  • n/a
    Early decision application closing date
  • n/a
    Early action plan
  • n/a
    Early action application closing date