Rising through the ranks

Mizzou is climbing in U.S. News and World Report's annual college rankings.

Published on Show Me Mizzou Dec. 17, 2021

Mizzou continues to rise among national universities in the U.S. News and World Report’s 2022 Best College Rankings. National universities, which include the likes of Princeton and Harvard, offer undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs and are committed to producing groundbreaking research. Here’s where Mizzou stands in various categories.


Rank in Best Value Schools among public national universities in neighboring states (Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kentucky and Tennessee)


Rank in Best Value Schools among public national universities. Among all 191 national universities, Mizzou jumped 13 spots to No. 72.


Rank in Best Online Bachelor’s Programs among 357 institutions. Highly ranked programs have a strong academic foundation based on student-instructor access, graduation rates and instructor credentials.


Rank in Top Public Schools, a group of 209 state-supervised public colleges funded partly by state tax dollars and subsidies


Rank in Best Colleges for Veterans, a 13-place improvement over last year. These 154 national universities participate in federal initiatives helping veterans and active-duty service members pay for their degrees.


Overall rank among 392 national universities

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