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Study In Missouri - Explore Universities in Missouri

Study in Missouri, and find the best universities in Missouri.

Located in the United States Midwest and home to more than six million people, Missouri offers both big city living and small time country sights.

Home to the Great Plains two largest cities in St Louis and Kansas City, Missouri is the most populated state in the area. However, it still has plenty of open spaces and wild terrain, particularly in the Ozark Mountains with its winding roads and rolling hills.

This is barbecue territory, so international students on undergraduate degrees in Missouri should jump on the scene and get to know the friendly locals – you’ll always be well fed.

Study in Missouri?

Missouri is home to several high class institutions where you can study an undergraduate course. The main public university system is the University of Missouri System, with its flagship institution being the University of Missouri in Columbia.

Some of the universities in Missouri that you can study at include:

Undergraduate degrees in Missouri fit into two types – Associate degrees which take two years to complete and Bachelor degrees which take four years to complete.

Immigration and visas

Before travelling to the USA to study, you will need to apply for a non-immigrant visa for study in Missouri.

The most common kind of student visa is the F-1 visa, which entitles the holder to study at any US accredited college or university.

To apply for a student visa, you will need to fill out an application form (found on the US Embassy website) and send appropriate documentation, such as evidence of financial standing and proof of university acceptance and academic qualifications, as well as possibly attending a visa interview at the US Embassy in your home country. 

Accommodation and living costs

The easiest way to settle into university life in Missouri is to live in accommodation provided by your institution, whether that is halls of residence accommodation or off-campus apartments. Most universities have a dedicated housing department who will be able to advise you on costs and the type of accommodation they offer.

If you prefer to live off campus, most universities will be able to offer you a list of reputable agents where you can find private accommodation, as well as an idea of the best places to live.

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