The University of Missouri–St. Louis is a public metropolitan research university located in Missouri's most populous and economically important region. UMSL provides excellent learning experiences and leadership opportunities to a diverse student body through the university's outstanding faculty, ranked programs, innovative research and community partnerships.
The success of the university – and its students, faculty and alumni – is inseparable from the success of the St. Louis area. No other university brings more to bear on the social and economic advancement of the region than UMSL.