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University of Missouri-St. Louis

The University of Missouri–St. Louis is the largest research university located in Missouri’s most populous and economically important region. It provides excellent learning experiences and leadership opportunities to a diverse student body whose influence on the region upon graduation is immense. UMSL graduates can be found in all 50 states and 63 countries. But their greatest impact is felt right here in St. Louis. More than 65,000 UMSL alumni call the St. Louis home. They drive the region’s economy and contribute mightily to its social wellbeing.

Living in the UMSL Community

Living in the UMSL Community

The University of Missouri–St. Louis has many guiding principles—none more important than civility, diversity, and inclusion. As one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse campuses in Missouri, UMSL is committed to maintaining a climate where all students, faculty, staff and visitors can explore their interests, refine their talents and flourish. Members of the UMSL community are encouraged to engage in civil and constructive discourse, reasoned thought and sustained dialogue in an environment of respect and appreciation.

St. Louis – a metropolitan classroom

St. Louis is an exciting metropolitan region with 2.8 million people, world-class cultural institutions, 18 Fortune 1000 companies and some of the largest private firms in the U.S. It’s also is home to numerous small and mid-sized companies that find the region’s know-your-neighbor Midwest vibe refreshingly supportive – perhaps that‘s why Popular Mechanics Magazine named St. Louis one of the nation’s best places to start a business. With a central location, infrastructure capacity, favorable cost structure and high-quality educational institutions, St. Louis’ $137 billion regional economy is broad and growing. It all adds up to a great location to live, work and learn.

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