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Here’s the basic information about University of Missouri-Columbia at a glance. Be sure to check out the MU Parent and Family Guide below as well!
Name:University of Missouri-Columbia
Address:105 Jesse Hall
ColumbiaMO, 65211
Phone Number:(573) 882-2121
Type:Secondary, Academic, Continuing Education
Awards:Bachelor's Degree, Post-baccalaureate Certificate, Master's Degree, Post-Master's Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional)
Campus Setting:City
Campus Housing:Yes
Student Population:35425
Faculty Ratio:20 to 1

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  • Drug Addiction: What Happened the Night My Brother Overdosed
    A college sophomore writes a letter to her younger self to help her understand her bother’s drug addiction.  Dear early 2000’s Rachel, One stormy night you will be sitting in your room watching “Grey’s Anatomy,” and you will be conscious of the lightning outside. It won’t be long before you realize that some of the […]
  • This is the Definition of the Happy Kind of Sadness
    As my puffy red eyes catch the glare of the airport security guard, I am well aware that I have far overstayed my allotted time in the drop-off zone. And yet, given the unrelenting flow of tears blurring my vision, we both know that I am not yet ready to move my car. I bow […]
  • My Family is “In Between”and I Love it
    I hear the door open downstairs and my son enter the house. I breathe a sigh of relief, smile. He’s off the road. Home again. For now. Nonchalantly I head down the stairs to give him a hug. I don’t want to scare him with the surge of love I still feel every time he […]
  • My Move-in Day: A Gap Year, New Tattoos, and One Purple Sock
    It was late east coast time as we slid into the booth at the hotel diner. The cold A.C. tossed Jack’s brown waves. Just yesterday those waves were baby curls I could pull and they would spring back in a coil. Jack pointed out goose bumps in the tattoos on his forearm. They didn’t get […]

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