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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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  • The Top 10 Things This College Mom is Thankful for Today
    Thanksgiving has always been about gratitude, but the past year has shown me a specific set of new blessings. A year ago I had just sent my firstborn to college far away, which was realllllllly hard! Today, after a year (seems like an eternity), here are my top ten mom-of-a-college-kid reasons to be thankful: Top […]
  • Here are the Four Hats this Mom Wears at Christmas
    ’Twas the week before Christmas and I found myself sitting on the concrete floor of our storage room with a fuzzy Santa hat in my hand and a lump in my throat. As I rummaged through the tote of Christmas decorations, each item I touched triggered memories of Christmas past. The hand-made train ornament gave […]
  • How to Better Conquer the Long Winter Break
    My mom often described Winter Break as the one where she couldn’t wait for my sister or me to come home from college, but by the end of the third or fourth week she was ready for us to return to whence we came. We did have a way of turning the household upside down […]
  • This Year When the Ball Drops, Absolutely No Resolutions
    The New Year is intimidating as Hell for a lot of people. That’s just the simple truth. And I think that’s because most people have a completely irrational side that distorts otherwise joyous celebrations, like New Years and the resolutions that go along with it, and makes them big and scary.   See, New Year’s […]

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  • Renowned Pianist Killed in Arizona Crash
    “Wen graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he earned a Master of Music degree in piano performance and earned his Bachelor's degree at the Sichuan Conservatory of Music in China,” according to his biography. “As a soloist, he was the winner of the Missouri State MTNA Young ...


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