Spread across 470 acres in suburban St Louis County, the University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL) is the largest public research university in eastern Missouri. Students from around the world are drawn to UMSL because it offers excellent academics, combined with all the advantages of a world-class metropolitan area. This is a campus where education meets opportunity.
UMSL is one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse campuses in Missouri, enrolling more than 16,000 students from 49 states and over 70 countries. UMSL offers high quality degree programs in sought after fields like biology, biochemistry biotechnology, business, chemistry, computer science, cybersecurity, data sciences and information systems & technology. UMSL holds dual AACSB accreditation in business and accounting, a level of excellence achieved by only five percent of business schools worldwide.
In addition to sought after degree programs, UMSL students enjoy an abundance of opportunities in a city Forbes describes as ''as vibrant, diverse and hip as it gets.'' St. Louis topped LinkedIn's 2020 list of ''top 15 U.S. cities to launch your career'' for good reason. The low cost of living and high median salaries makes it the perfect setting for internships and recent graduates.
The strong business environment of St. Louis and UMSL's large local alumni network translate into ample opportunities for UMSL students to find paid internships and jobs with employers that know the value of an UMSL education. More than 94% of UMSL's most recent graduates are employed, volunteering or continuing in higher education post-graduation.
UMSL is proud to welcome students from around the world. The university provides high-quality education, competitive scholarships and a campus that embraces diversity. UMSL is a great place for international students to live, learn and lead.