University of Missouri - Columbia

University of Missouri - Columbia Veteran Services & Resources

Is University of Missouri - Columbia a Good School for Veterans?

As someone with prior military experience, it's a good idea to check how well the school services veterans before signing those admission papers. So we've gathered facts about University of Missouri - Columbia veterans and their studies to help you make your college decision. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: University of Missouri - Columbia GI Bill® Information

What You'll Find in Our Veterans Report on Mizzou:

How Does Mizzou Rank for Veterans?

University of Missouri - Columbia was not included in this year's [Best Schools for Veterans ranking[(/rankings/veterans). This usually means that not enough data related to veterans was available.

How Many Veterans Go to Mizzou?

Colleges with a large veteran population are better equipped to support and accommodate those who have had military experience.

According to the VA, there are 5 GI Bill® students at Mizzou. Around 0.02% of students at the school are using the GI Bill® since the total enrollment at Mizzou is 31,089. Putting that into perspective, the Student Veterans of America estimates that about three-four percent of all college students in America are veterans.

This number includes all chapters of the GI Bill®, e.g. Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill® and Reserve Education Assistance Program. It also includes Veteran Readiness and Employment. This does not include active-duty military personnel who are attending the college via Tuition Assistance. Therefore, the potential total military population could be larger than this.

Federal Veteran Programs at Mizzou

University of Missouri - Columbia participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
Principles of Excellence Yes
DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Yes
Eight Keys Yes

What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.

Career and Vocational Support
Accommodate Military Service Members and Reservists absent due to service requirements.
Align institutional refund policies with those under Title IV, which governs the administration of federal student financial aid programs.
Regionally or Nationally Accredited - view all accreditations
Provide information that increases accountability and transparency.
Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)
Benefits Support
Ensure accreditation of all new programs prior to enrolling students.
Will not use fraudulent or aggressive recruiting techniques and misrepresentations.
Provide students with a personalized form covering the total cost of an education program.
Counseling Support
Designate a point of contact to provide academic and financial advice.
Provide educational plans for all military and veteran education beneficiaries.
Referrals to community organizations as needed.

University of Missouri - Columbia does have a student veterans group.

Does Mizzou Give Credit for Military Training?

Implied No Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
At this time, Mizzou does not offer college credit for life experience.

Mizzou may consider your military experience and give college credit. Contact the school to find out more about the particulars.

Mizzou Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Yes Air Force ROTC
Yes Army ROTC
Yes Navy ROTC
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs are available at Mizzou for the following armed services:

  • Air Force
  • Army
  • Navy

Complaints to the VA About Mizzou

Our data shows that this school has not received any complaints at the VA.

Notes and References

More about our data sources and methodologies.

**GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibil.

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