University of Missouri

Columbia, Missouri
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4-Year, Public, Land-Grant, Research University

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Founded in 1839 as the first public university west of the Mississippi River, the University of Missouri (Mizzou) is a committed flagship and land-grant institution, a member of the competitive Southeastern Conference (SEC) — and a proud member of the Association of American Universities (AAU). A pioneer of experiential learning and the famed Missouri Method, Mizzou is a place where hands-on learning leads to academic excellence, scientific discovery and unparalleled student success.

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