University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211
The University of Missouri—also known as Mizzou—was founded in 1839 in Columbia as the first public university west of the Mississippi River. Today, with an enrollment of more than 33,000 students, 13,000 full-time employees, and 305,000 alumni, Mizzou is a $2.2 billion enterprise and an important investment for the state and nation.
Missouri’s largest and most comprehensive university, Mizzou has more than 300 degree programs—including 89 online options—through 18 colleges and schools and is one of only six public universities nationwide that can claim a medical school, veterinary medicine college, and a law school on the same campus.