History, Affiliations and Rankings
Missouri S&T, or Missouri University of Science and Technology, is a public research university in Rolla, Missouri in the USA. The Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy (MSM), now Missouri S & T, was established in 1870 as the first technological learning institution west of the Mississippi River. The School was founded with a primary concentration on mining and metallurgy. It is part of the University of Missouri System. The majority of the University's 8,096 students major in engineering, business, science, and mathematics. Missouri S&T, which is best known for its engineering school, also offers degrees in business and management systems, information science and technology, social sciences, humanities, and arts. In the World University Rankings 2022, it ranks #401-500 in THE World University Rankings 2022 and between #511-520 in the QS World University Rankings 2022. The university also ranks #=192nd in the US College Rankings 2022, according to the Times Higher Education. Furthermore, as per the U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings 2022, Missouri University of Science and Technology is ranked #821 globally.
Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses
The campus of Missouri S&T includes a millennial arch, a reconstruction of a section of Stonehenge that students "carved" out of around 160 tonnes of granite with water jets in the 1980s, and the James E. Bertelsmeyer Hall, which opened in 2014 housing some of the country's best equipment for chemical and biochemical engineering research. 101 Degree programs in 40 areas of study are provided by the University. They offer 30+ Undergraduate programs/Majors and 30+ Graduate Programs/Majors in various Disciplines. The courses available are in the fields of Arts and Film, Biological Sciences, Business and Management Systems, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics and Finance, Electrical and Computer Engineering, English and Technical Communication, Foreign Languages, Global Studies, History and Political Science, Information Science and Technology, Mathematics and Statistics, Multidisciplinary Studies, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Pre Health Professions, Pre-Law, Psychology, ROTC, Speech and Media Studies, Sociology, Sustainability and Theatre.
Accomplishments and Alumni
According to a recent Stanford University analysis, 64 present and former Missouri S&T faculty members are among the top researchers in their professions based on their career research records, and 15 other current or former Missouri S&T researchers were among the best in their areas in 2020. 12 Missouri S&T research teams have received inaugural Kummer Missouri S&T Ignition Grants totalling $365,000. Dr Colin Potts, provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs, presented 41 faculty members with the Outstanding Teaching Award based on their end-of-course evaluation scores for the academic year 2020-2021. The list of achievements at the University is endless. Furthermore, it has a prestigious network of nearly 60,000 graduates applying their skills and expertise all around the world.
Student Diversity and Visiting Companies
Missouri S&T has more than 200 student organisations covering interests from backpacking to ballet. There are a total of 6,662 students enrolled at the University. Out of 557 are international students from all over the world.The University has a total faculty of 369 out of which 241 are domestic workers and rest are the international staff. The graduates of the University are highly skilled and are job-ready. Accenture, Microsoft Corporation and Brewer Science Inc, are among the top recruiters.