Why Hire a Tiger?

With over 30,000 students, Mizzou is the Show-Me State’s flagship institution, offering more than 300 degree and certificates in 13 schools and colleges to help students reach their career and personal goals. MU is in an elite group of only six public universities in the country with law, medicine, and veterinary medicine on the same campus.

Our students are successful: the average freshman ACT score is 26.2 and students are graduating with their Bachelor’s degrees in an average of 4.1 years. According to the Outcomes Survey, 93.5% of Class of 2020 graduates had successful outcomes within six months of spring graduation. 

MU boasts more than $278 million dollars in annual research expenditures and has a $3.9 billion impact on Missouri’s economy.  Mizzou is driving innovation and the state’s economy.

Based on quality of teaching, research and scholarship, MU is one of only 34 public U.S. universities — and one of only two institutions in Missouri — invited to membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU).

MU is one of only six public institutions nationwide that can claim a medical school, veterinary medicine college and a law school on the same campus. Faculty and students also have immediate access to agriculture and engineering colleges along with the country’s most powerful university nuclear research reactor.

Tigers are making an impact around the globe. There are more than 344,000 living MU alumni and 14,000 are active volunteers, keeping Mizzou traditions alive.

MU supports students for their success, spending more than $168 million on financial aid in the 2018-19 school year and $58 million on student employment.

Mizzou students learn from the best with 92.5% of our full-time ranked faculty holding a doctorate or the highest degree in their field.