University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL)

St. Louis, Missouri, USA

The University of Missouri–St. Louis (UMSL) is a public research university in St. Louis County, Missouri. Established in 1963, it is one of four universities in the University of Missouri System and its newest. UMSL’s campus is located on the former grounds of the Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis County, with an address in St. Louis city. The campus stretches into the municipalities of Bellerive, Bel-Nor and Normandy. Additional facilities are located at the former site of Marillac College and at Grand Center, both in St. Louis city.

Bachelor’s, Master’s, and doctoral programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business Administration, the College of Education, the College of Nursing, the School of Social Work, and the College of Optometry. The business school is AACSB-accredited and is the only public university in the St. Louis area to also be AACSB-accredited in accounting. Preprofessional, a joint engineering program with Washington University in St. Louis, and evening programs are also offered. UMSL is home of an optometry school, providing its students with a doctorate (OD). The Pierre Laclede Honors College is UMSL’s honors program. UMSL is classified among “R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity”.

The university contains two libraries: The Thomas Jefferson Library which is the main library of the university and the St. Louis Mercantile Library which was founded in 1846 and is the oldest library west of the Mississippi River. The campus contains two stops on MetroLink, St. Louis’ regional light rail system. A student center, academic buildings, parking structures, a performing arts center, and residential housing have been constructed over the past ten years as part of campus improvement programs. The university has a dual-enrollment agreement with Gulf University for Science and Technology, Kuwait. KWMU (90.7 FM), which is the flagship National Public Radio station in the St. Louis area and known on-air as St. Louis Public Radio, is owned by and licensed to UMSL.

UMSL has 10,431 students attending classes on-campus, compared to 6,010 students taking classes off-campus, which is mostly students dual-enrolled at area high schools. The university has the equivalent of 9,488 full-time students.[4] UMSL has historically been a commuter school for the St. Louis, with only about 1200 students living on-campus.

On campus accommodation

Available

Description

  • The Office of Residential Life and Housing at the University of Missouri–St. Louis is committed to providing on-campus housing and maintaining a living and learning environment that encourages academic success, student engagement, personal growth, and community responsibility.

Link for on-campus housing

https://www.umsl.edu/services/reslife/

Living expenses description

Mansion Hills-4840

Link for Living expenses

https://www.umsl.edu/services/reslife/apply/index.html

Off-campus Accommodation

Off campus accommodation

Available

Details for off-campus

  • The average rent is 650 to 750 USD/month
  • The residence type includes studio apartments, 3 bedroom apartments, 4 bedroom apartments and shared apartments
  • The apartment homes come with free internet access, free extended basic cable, all-inclusive utilities, washer and dryer facilities
  • The lease period is average 12 months 

Link for off-campus housing

https://www.student.com/us/st-louis-mohttps://www.student.com/us/st-louis-mo
https://www.collegestudentapartments.com/city/saint-louis-missouri/apartments/
https://www.apartments.com/saint-louis-mo/student-housing/
https://www.apartmentfinder.com/Off-Campus-Housing/Missouri/Apartments-Near-Maryville-University-Saint-Louis-v29fe9e

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