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The Office of Graduate Studies is dedicated to enhancing the intellectual stimulation that comes from a diverse campus community.
Integral to Mizzou’s mission, values and efforts toward a more inclusive graduate community, the Center for Inclusive Excellence in Graduate Education offers several diversity initiatives.
In addition to engaging current and future students in these diversity initiatives, the Center for Inclusive Excellence in Graduate Education partners with faculty and staff who help further our initiatives on recruitment, admissions, retention, climate, and completion issues. These faculty and staff also work within their programs to meet Mizzou's inclusive excellence goals.

Over $1 Million

Diversity Fellowships Awarded

5

Campus Cultural and Resource Centers

10%

Students From Underrepresented & Underserved Backgrounds

3,525

Women
Students

A More Inclusive Graduate Community

The Center for Inclusive Excellence in Graduate Education offers the following programs to provide a more inclusive graduate community at Mizzou:
The preview and preparation programs are aimed at students from underserved, low-income and/or underrepresented backgrounds and enable them to engage in research, teaching and outreach opportunities on and off campus.

The Center for Inclusive Excellence in Graduate Education also partners with faculty and staff who help further our initiatives on recruitment, admissions, retention, climate, and completion issues. Additionally, these faculty and staff are working within their respective programs to meet Mizzou’s inclusive excellence goals.

For more information on diversity, inclusion, and equity efforts at the University of Missouri at large, please visit the Division of Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity’s website.