Apply as an International Student

As an international student at Mizzou, you will join a family of more than 2,000 international students and scholars from more than 100 countries.

To apply as an international student, complete the following steps:

Check out our admissions requirements

To be eligible for admission to Mizzou, you must meet the following requirements:

  • complete the required core coursework with the required grades
  • meet the English language requirements
  • prove you can cover the estimated expenses for an undergraduate student for a full year

See Admission Requirements

Fill out your application

We recommend that you apply six to 12 months before the start of the semester in which you wish to enroll at Mizzou.

Pre-Application Checklist

Before starting the application:

  • Check dates and deadlines so you stay on track with the application process.
  • Request that your official high school transcript and official transcripts of any college coursework be sent directly to the Office of International Admissions.
  • Check to see whether your AP, IB or college credits will transfer to Mizzou.
  • If you are submitting your ACT or SAT scores, request that your official scores be sent to Mizzou directly from the ACT or College Board.
  • Explore the cost of attending Mizzou as an international student.

Begin Application Check Application Status

Send your application materials to our office

In addition to completing the online application, you must submit all of the required application materials. These materials should be mailed or emailed to the Office of International Admissions.

See Application Materials

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Online Tour

Nothing can compare to experiencing our campus in person. However, we do offer an online tour that let’s you get a taste of what our campus has to offer. If you like what you see, we are always available to help find a way to get you to campus for a daily visit.

Start the online tour

Explore scholarship opportunities

Mizzou offers several scholarships specifically to international students.

If you plan to attend Mizzou on a government sponsorship or outside scholarship, you must provide an official or certified copy of the award letter issued by your sponsor.

  • include the U.S. dollar amount (per year) of the award
  • state that the scholarship has been awarded for study at the University of Missouri
  • list the expenses covered by the award and the maximum amounts available to cover each expense (fees, books, housing, etc.)

This letter should be sent to the Office of International Admissions.

Scholarships