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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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Missouri University of Science and Technology (Rolla, MO)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 5%
Applicants who took ACT: 97%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 32%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 12%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 44%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 46%
SAT I Math score 700+: 16%
SAT I Math score 600+: 62%
ACT score 24-29: 50%
ACT score 30-36: 38%
ACT score 24+: 88%
Students applied: 3,592
Students admitted: 3,164
Admission rate: 88%
Students per faculty: 19
4-year graduation rate: 23%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 6,841
Full-time enrolled men: 4,728
Full-time enrolled women: 1,440
Part-time enrolled men: 514
Part-time enrolled women: 159
Freshmen retained: 87%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $8,286
Fees (in state): $1,351
Tuition (out of state): $25,554
Fees (out of state): $1,351
Room and board: $9,780
Est. book expense: $836
Total cost (in state): $20,253
Total cost (out of state): $37,521
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$12,529
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$14,862
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$29,797
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$32,130
Average debt at graduation: $29,312

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 40%
Average need-based aid: $7,724
Average non-need-based aid: $5,391

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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