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Tuition & Estimated Expenses

  Generally, tuition is based on the number of credits of instruction in which a student enrolls at MU. Some departments charge additional course fees. Students also may pay required fees for items such as equipment and materials or optional fees for services such as club memberships and student insurance. Check with your department or program for

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Columbia Resources

Columbia, MO is where the heart is. City Resources Healthcare Downtown Life Schools Worship Columbia provides many places to celebrate and worship for many religious and faith traditions including for those who identify as Christian, Spiritual, Jewish, Muslim, and Pagan.  

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Our Community

Located in the nation’s center, Columbia, Missouri sits halfway between St. Louis and Kansas City and has been named one of the best places to live in the United States due to its high quality of life by a number of news entities, including: The Ideal College Town The city of Columbia combines small-town comforts

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Admitted Students

Visit MU and Your Degree Program Prior to Enrolling   We encourage you to visit before you enroll. Many of our academic programs hold visit weekends in the spring before the acceptance-of-offer deadline. If you have not received information about visiting your degree program, ask the program’s director of graduate studies. Seek Extra Financial Support If you

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International Applicants

The application process for international applicants is very similar to the process for domestic applicants. However, international applicants do have to show English proficiency to be admitted and a minimum amount of financial support to be issued immigration documents. Click on a category below for more details. Language Requirements All non-native English-speaking applicants are required

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Dual Enrollment

Eligibility With required approvals, eligible MU seniors may enroll for up to 12 credit hours of graduate credit while completing the first undergraduate degree. To qualify, seniors must: Have a 3.0 GPA or better in the most recent 45 semester hours of credit. Be within 30 hours of completing graduation requirements for the first bachelor’s

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Why Pursue a Graduate Degree?

A graduate degree is often the key to attaining employment in many disciplines. Why? Today’s global and dynamic workforce demands its professionals acquire specialized knowledge and skills. In some occupations (e.g., accountancy, health, education, law, and engineering) professional certification and licensure are contingent upon the acquisition of knowledge and skills that can only be acquired through

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