The Department of Strategy, Institutional Research and Assessment is the official source for University Data.

Student Profile

New Freshman-Fall 2017

3,877 Applications
3,237 Acceptances
1,426 Enrollments
28.1 Average Composite ACT Score

Ethnicity: Fall 2017 (All Students)

African American/Black, 3%

American Ind./Alaska Native, <1%

Asian, 4%

Hispanic/Latino, 4%

International, 12%

Multi-Racial, 3%

Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander, <1%

Not Specified, 2%

White, 73%

Fall 2017 Enrollment Highlights

Diverse Students from all 50 States and over 60 countries

6,920 Undergraduate Students Enrolled (76% men, 24% women)

1,964 Graduate Students Enrolled (79% men, 21% women)

Geography: Fall 2017

Missouri, 70.4%

Neighboring States, 10.0%

Other States, 11.3%

Other Countries, 8.3%

Academics & Aid

1,230 Undergraduate Courses Offered

30 Average Class Size

75% of classes have fewer than 35 students

19:1 Student to Faculty Ratio

2,473 Degrees and Certificates awarded in academic year 2017

92% of those in STEM Programs

81% Second Year Retention Rate (Fall 2016 cohort)

64% Six-Year graduation rate of First-Time, Full-Time degree seeking students (Fall 2011 cohort)

$14,561 typical undergraduate financial aid package

88%+ of students receive financial aid

$176 million in Endowment Funds as of the 2016 Fiscal Year

Faculty & Research

Missouri S&T Faculty members are world-class scholars who are known for their excellence in research.

365 Full-Time Ranked Professors (unofficial as of September 23, 2016)

98% of faculty holds a terminal degree in his/her field

63% of full-time faculty is tenured

425+ undergraduates take part in research every year

Over 300 research grants are awarded to Missouri S&T faculty by external funding agencies

$30 million Total Research Expenditures as of the 2016 fiscal year

Faculty by College: Fall 2016

College of Arts, Sciences, and Business, 40%

College of Engineering and Computing, 60%

ROI After Graduation

$62,314 Average starting salary for Missouri S&T undergraduates.

$79,874 Average starting salary for Missouri S&T graduates.

79% of Missouri S&T undergraduates are employed or attending graduate school within 6 months of graduation

More than 1,148 companies, representing a wide range of industries, visited campus to recruit Missouri S&T students.

Placement—All Majors

Continuing Education, 14%

Employed, 65%

Not Seeking Employment, 1%

Seeking Continuing Education, 1%

Seeking Employment, 19%

No. 1 in starting salary potential in the Midwest for public and private universities

No. 2 best value among public colleges as determined by Kiplinger’s "salary yardstick." (Kiplinger's Best College Values, December 2015).

100% employer satisfaction with hires.