Missouri University of Science and Technology

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$10,389
4.31% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$14,023
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.874%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
81.5%
6,311 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
7,080
83.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
61.7%
901 Graduates

About

Missouri University of Science and Technology is a higher education institution located in Phelps County, MO. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Missouri University of Science and Technology were Mechanical Engineering (240 degrees awarded), General Civil Engineering (128 degrees), and General Computer & Information Sciences (120 degrees).

In 2022, 2,209 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Missouri University of Science and Technology. 23.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 76.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,624 degrees), 14.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (111 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Missouri University of Science and Technology is $10,389, which is $−19,761 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Missouri University of Science and Technology is $10,389, which is $−19,761 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,023.

In 2022, 90% of undergraduate students attending Missouri University of Science and Technology received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 40% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$10,389
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Missouri University of Science and Technology was $10,389. The cost of tuition at Missouri University of Science and Technology is $−19,761 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$14,023
2022 Value
3.19%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Missouri University of Science and Technology had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,023. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Missouri University of Science and Technology grew by 3.19%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,028
Room and Board
$782
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Missouri University of Science and Technology was of $11,028 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.85% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $782. The cost of books and supplies increased by 13.3% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

90%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
40%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

90% of undergraduate students at Missouri University of Science and Technology received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 7.14% with respect to 2021, when 84% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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0.874%
2019 Default Rate
12
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Missouri University of Science and Technology was 0.874%, which represents 12 out of the 1373 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Missouri University of Science and Technology received 6,311 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 14.1% annual growth. Out of those 6,311 applicants, 5,143 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 81.5% acceptance rate.

There were 7,080 students enrolled at Missouri University of Science and Technology in 2022. 1% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Missouri University of Science and Technology has an overall enrollment yield of 22.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

81.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
5,143
Accepted Out of 6,311

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Missouri University of Science and Technology was 81.5% (5,143 admissions from 6,311 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 85.4%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 14.1%, while admissions grew by 8.85%..

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SAT Scores

1%
Submission Percentage (2022)
6
Scores Submitted (2022)

1% of enrolled first-time students at Missouri University of Science and Technology in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Missouri University of Science and Technology had a total enrollment of 7,080 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Missouri University of Science and Technology is 5,911 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,169. This means that 83.5% of students enrolled at Missouri University of Science and Technology are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Missouri University of Science and Technology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 71.5% White, 5.18% Hispanic or Latino, 4.05% Asian, 3.18% Black or African American, 2.87% Two or More Races, and 0.254% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Missouri University of Science and Technology in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (61.8%), followed by White Female (18.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (3.71%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (23%), followed by White Female (7.21%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (2.24%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

83.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Missouri University of Science and Technology in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,080 students. The full-time enrollment at Missouri University of Science and Technology is 5,911 and the part-time enrollment is 1,169. This means that 83.5% of students enrolled at Missouri University of Science and Technology are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

86%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Missouri University of Science and Technology was 86%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), Missouri University of Science and Technology had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    5,064 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    367 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    287 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Missouri University of Science and Technology is 71.5% White, 5.18% Hispanic or Latino, 4.05% Asian, 3.18% Black or African American, 2.87% Two or More Races, and 0.254% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 149 students (2.1%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1,165 fewer women than men received degrees from Missouri University of Science and Technology. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Missouri University of Science and Technology is white (1,624 degrees awarded). There were 14.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (111 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Missouri University of Science and Technology is Mechanical Engineering (240 degrees awarded), followed by General Civil Engineering (128 degrees) and General Computer & Information Sciences (120 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Missouri University of Science and Technology, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering (1,352 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (262 degrees), and Physical Sciences (77 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Missouri University of Science and Technology are Software developers (1,027,389 people), Other managers (515,481 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (409,831 people), Civil engineers (295,382 people), and Postsecondary teachers (244,926 people).

The most specialized majors at Missouri University of Science and Technology in 2022 are Engineering (1,352 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (262 degrees), Physical Sciences (77 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (215 degrees), and English (34 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Missouri University of Science and Technology are Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Physicians, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Missouri University of Science and Technology are Engineering (1,352 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (262 degrees), Physical Sciences (77 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (215 degrees), and English (34 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Missouri University of Science and Technology are Computer Systems Design (1,101,835 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (513,848 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (502,457 people), Elementary & secondary schools (404,465 people), and Construction (365,723 people).

The most specialized majors at Missouri University of Science and Technology are Engineering (1,352 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (262 degrees), Physical Sciences (77 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (215 degrees), and English (34 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Missouri University of Science and Technology.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 240 degrees awarded
  2. 128 degrees awarded
  3. 120 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Missouri University of Science and Technology was Mechanical Engineering with 240 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,687
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
522
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,687 degrees were awarded to men at Missouri University of Science and Technology, which is 3.23 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (522).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 234 degrees were awarded to men at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Mechanical Engineering, which is 5.32 times more than the 44 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 44 degrees were awarded to men at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Mechanical Engineering, which is 0.188 times less than the 234 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

24%
100% Completion Time
67%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 24% of students graduating from Missouri University of Science and Technology completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 67% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 70% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Missouri University of Science and Technology is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.33% of graduates (30 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,624 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    111 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    84 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Missouri University of Science and Technology is white (1,624 degrees awarded). There were 14.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (111 degrees).

1.09% of degree recipients (24 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    1,234 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    390 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    80 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Missouri University of Science and Technology is white male (1,234 degrees awarded). There were 3.16 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (390 degrees).

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Operations

Missouri University of Science and Technology has an endowment valued at nearly $253M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 7.6M (3.01%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, Missouri University of Science and Technology had a total salary expenditure of 235M. Missouri University of Science and Technology employs 121 Professors, 114 Associate professors and 71 Assistant professors. Most academics at Missouri University of Science and Technology are Male Professor (96), Male Associate professor (76), and Male Assistant professor (47).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Missouri University of Science and Technology are: Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 141 employees, Service, with 140 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 130 employees.

Endowment

$253M
2022 Endowment
4.03%
decline from 2021

Missouri University of Science and Technology has an endowment valued at about $253M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Missouri University of Science and Technology declined 4.03% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $120M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $23.9M - Federal
  2. $9.55M - State
  3. $180k - Local

As of 2022, Missouri University of Science and Technology received $23.9M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $9.55M from state grants and contracts, and $180k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$96M
2022 Salaries
1.37%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Missouri University of Science and Technology paid a median of $96M in salaries, which represents 40.8% of their overall expenditure ($235M) and a 1.37% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$33.3M
Instructional Salaries
313
Number of Employees

In 2022, Missouri University of Science and Technology paid a total of $33.3M to 313 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
121 Employees
Computer, Engineering, and Science
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
141 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Missouri University of Science and Technology were Professor with 121 employees, Associate professor with 114 employees, and Assistant professor with 71 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Missouri University of Science and Technology were Computer, Engineering, and Science with 141 employees, Service with 140 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 130 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Missouri University of Science and Technology was Male Professor with 96 employees, Male Associate professor with 76 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 47 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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