Pride Points

  • Highest performing undergraduate public teacher education program in Missouri (based on last available Praxis II undergraduate exit scores)
  • Counseling Psychology ranked #3 among U.S. graduate programs by 2018 U.S. News & World Report
  • Educational Administration and Supervision ranked #15 among U.S. graduate programs by 2018 U.S. News & World Report
  • Library Sciences ranked #22 among U.S. graduate programs by 2018 U.S. News & World Report
  • Mizzou Ed ranked #43 among all colleges of education in U.S. by 2018 U.S. News & World Report
  • Mizzou Ed ranked in top 25% in the nation among best online programs in U.S. by 2018 U.S. News & World Report
  • Missouri Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support (MO SW-PBS), supported in large part by the University of Missouri Center for SW-PBS, is the largest statewide program focused on schoolwide positive behavior support with more than 800 participating schools in 220 districts across Missouri.
  • The MU Partnership for Educational Renewal (MPER), supported in large part by the Hook Center at the College of Education, is one of the largest and most successful school partnership of its kind in the nation.
  • Mizzou Ed has more graduate students than any other college or school at Mizzou and was the first college at Mizzou to offer a degree completely online. The college offers more online options than any other college or school at Mizzou.

At a Glance (2016-17)

Undergraduate students: 950

Graduate students: 1,373

Degrees offered:

  • Doctor of philosophy (PhD)
  • Doctor of education (EdD)
  • Education specialist (EdSp)
  • Master of education (M Ed)
  • Master of arts (MA)
  • Bachelor of science in education (BS Ed)

Teacher preparation: 16 teacher preparation areas leading to state certification at elementary and secondary levels

Academic departments:

Faculty: 130 full-time faculty members

Research funding: $31 million in externally funded grants and contracts

Alumni: +39,000 alumni

Student scholarships: $530,000 awarded to more than 270 undergraduate and graduate students

Founded in: 1867 as one of the first public universities in the nation to establish a college specifically for the development of teachers