Information for parents & families

It’s a big decision. Mizzou is here to help.

It’s an exciting time for you and your family. Choosing where your student will start their higher-education journey is a unique opportunity to set them on the path towards major success.

No matter what point you’re at in your college search, we’re here to help your family navigate the application process and the transition to college life.

Discover why so many students and their families choose Mizzou.

Experience Mizzou

Tour Mizzou with your family and see for yourself all Mizzou has to offer.

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First-rate and within reach

Help your student navigate costs, scholarships and all the available financial aid options for paying for college, including establishing Missouri residency for even more savings during their sophomore, junior and senior years.

Costs & Aid

Outstanding student support

Mizzou’s student services and supportive staff are here to ensure your child thrives as an individual as well as a student. We offer resources to help keep students happy, healthy and successful — on campus and beyond.

Student Support

Career success starts at Mizzou

95% of Mizzou graduates report successful career outcomes within only six months of graduation.

Student Outcomes

Simplify your family’s college decision

Understand the application process and get to know Mizzou better! Download our free College Term guide below.

College Term Guide

Who chooses Mizzou?

Looking for a world-class university that prepares students for exciting careers? You’re in the right place.


Ambitious students from 100+ countries and all 50 states


Top-ranked Bright Flight Scholars


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