Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 8,835
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 21:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 2,265 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Missouri University of Science and Technology is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 4,166 applications and 3,305 students were granted admission. Missouri University of Science and Technology is at the #77 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 98% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 3% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1186 to 1376
ACT25 to 31

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
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Tuition & Fees

Missouri University of Science and Technology charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $23,850 and in-state students paid $7,734.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $6,695
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $17,196
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 96% of Missouri University of Science and Technology's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 24% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,397 (which is 0.8% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Missouri University of Science and Technology in 2016-2017, was 829, which is 56% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,443 (which is 2.7% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Missouri University of Science and Technology has enrolled a total of 8,835 students (7,431 students full-time and 1,404 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 8,835 students, 397 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 77% men and 23% women and 6,906 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,929 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 608 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 72%

Non-resident alien: 13%

Asian: 3%

Black/African American: 3%

Hispanic: 3%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%

Two or more races: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Engineering 65% 5,103 411
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 10% 770 147
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 7% 530 60
Physical Sciences 4% 277
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 3% 245 28
Psychology 2% 120 1
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 1% 112
Mathematics And Statistics 1% 66 0
Social Sciences 1% 64
English Language And Literature/letters 0% 28 5

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Missouri University of Science and Technology full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of Missouri University of Science and Technology graduates 6 years after enrollment is $58,400. Last year, out of the total 1,355 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,287 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,387 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,276 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $58,400 $67,100
Employment Rate 95% 92%
Total Graduates 1,355 1,387

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Lincoln University
47.3 mile away