Information for parents & families

It’s a big decision. Mizzou has big opportunities.

It’s an exciting time for you and your family. Choosing where your student will begin 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.

Mizzou has everything your family is looking for:


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Who chooses Mizzou?


Ambitious students from 100+ countries and all 50 states


Top-ranked Bright Flight Scholars


Average ACT score

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


Download the 2021 Mizzou Freshman Profile to learn more about the makeup of our freshman class.

Mizzou delivers real value

93.5% of Mizzou graduates report successful career outcomes within only six months of graduation.

Student outcomes

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

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 greater savings during their junior, sophomore and senior years.

Costs & aid

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