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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: 8%
Applicants who took ACT: 92%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 42%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 14%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 56%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 45%
SAT I Math score 700+: 30%
SAT I Math score 600+: 75%
ACT score 24-29: 53%
ACT score 30-36: 40%
ACT score 24+: 93%
Students applied: 3,577
Students admitted: 3,071
Admission rate: 86%
Students per faculty: 18
4-year graduation rate: 23%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 6,522
Full-time enrolled men: 4,477
Full-time enrolled women: 1,348
Part-time enrolled men: 516
Part-time enrolled women: 181
Freshmen retained: 86%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $8,286
Fees (in state): $1,342
Tuition (out of state): $24,810
Fees (out of state): $1,342
Room and board: $9,464
Est. book expense: $878
Total cost (in state): $19,970
Total cost (out of state): $36,494
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$12,510
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$14,890
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$29,034
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$31,414
Average debt at graduation: $27,591

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 36%
Average need-based aid: $7,460
Average non-need-based aid: $5,080

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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