University of Missouri-Columbia Profile

The University of Missouri-Columbia (Mizzou, or MU) is a top public research university located in the U.S. state of Missouri. It is designated as comprehensive doctoral with medical/veterinary by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

The College of Education was selected because of its Educational Leadership Statewide Cooperative EdD, program to participate in the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate. It is one of 22 institutions from across the U.S. selected to participate.

Ranking Profile:

- University of Missouri-Columbia is rated 94th among Tier 1 National Universities (USNWR 2011).

- The MU College of Education is consistently ranked among the top colleges of education in the country. In 2010, the College of Education was ranked 45th among 278 universities offering doctoral degrees according to U.S. News and World Report.

- Ranked 401-450th in the world (QS World University Rankings 2010).

- Ranked 201-300th globally in the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2010.

- The Library and Information Studies program in the School of Information Science & Learning Technologies was ranked 29th in the nation (USNWR 2009).

- The University of Missouri College of Business' Crosby MBA program had the third highest ranking among MBA programs at Big 12 universities. Among public universities, MU was ranked 19th in the combined national and regional lists by The Wall Street Journal (2007).

- The University of Missouri-Columbia was included in the list of colleges and universities with outstanding examples of academic programs that lead to student success (2004 edition of USNWR “America’s Best Colleges” guide). MU is ranked at No. 32 with Michigan State University and Virginia Tech in the top 50 public national universities-doctoral list and is ranked 73rd on the list of both public and private national universities-doctoral.

Guardian University Guide 2019

Cambridge continue as the top performer in the Guardian University Guide 2019, followed by Oxford in 2nd place and St Andrews in 3rd place.

Loughborough University has been ranked 4th in the 2019 Guardian University Guide, rising two places from last year. It also has 21 of its 28 subject areas ranked in the national top 10.

The University of Lincoln has been ranked 22nd in the UK in The Guardian University Guide 2019. The institution has risen 25 places in the national league table, driven by its success in student satisfaction and an impressive student continuation rate.

The University of Southampton rose 12 places to be ranked 23rd overall in the 2019 guide. Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) and Computer Science at ECS (Electronics and Computer Science) both continue to perform well in the 2019 Guardian University Guide, with EEE retaining overall second place and Computer Science jumping from 16th to eighth place in the subject rankings.

Swansea University has once again achieved its highest rank in the league table, climbing 14 places to 31st out of 121 institutions in the Guardian University Guide 2019, making it Wales’ top ranked university.

The University of Liverpool has climbed 10 places to 57th in the Guardian University Guide 2019. Once again, the Guardian has ranked Liverpool as the top place to study Anatomy/Physiology. Other notable subject rankings include Chemistry (2nd), Forensic Science/Archaeology (2nd), Veterinary Science (3rd), Nursery/Midwifery (5th) and Dentistry (7th).