Undergraduate Facts and Statistics

Undergraduate Facts and Statistics

Undergraduate On-Campus Enrollment

Freshman Sophomore Junior Senior Total
2017-18 232 226 459 638 1555
Source: MU Student Information Systems. The undergraduate on-campus enrollment for an academic year is determined in mid-September every year. A census of the fall semester official enrollment reports is taken on the 20th day of classes in a 16-week semester.

Undergraduate Journalism Scholarships

Generous alumni and friends have created hundreds of scholarships that are available to Missouri School of Journalism students from around the world. The following are the amounts that were awarded to undergraduate students during the past three years. All financial aid and scholarships are awarded through MU Student Financial Aid.

  • 2017-18: $831,473

Source: The Missouri School of Journalism.

Dual Degrees, Minors and Certificates

The following information highlights academic studies of the most recent class of graduating seniors. It is updated when the information is available after the spring semester.

Dual Degrees

  • 2018: 10.5%
  • Top three areas journalism students choose for a dual degree (in order): Political Science, Romance Languages, Psychology.
  • Others (alphabetical): Anthropology, Art, Art History and Archaeology, Business Administration, English, Film Studies, German, History, Health Science, Interdisciplinary Studies, International Studies, Music, Philosophy, Sociology and Theatre.


  • 2018: 60.7%
  • Top five areas journalism students choose for a minor (in order): Business, Political Science, Spanish, Psychology and Sociology.
  • Others (alphabetical): Anthropology, Art, Art History and Archaeology, Black Studies, Canadian Studies, Chinese Studies, Classics, Computer Science, East Asian Studies, English, English Writing, Entrepreneurship, Film Studies, French, History, Hospitality Management, Italian Area Studies, Japanese Studies, Leadership and Public Service, Peace Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Russian, Soil, Environmental and Atmospheric Science, Social Justice, Textile and Apparel Management, Theatre, and Women’s and Gender Studies.

Spring 2018 Graduates Earning Certificates

  • Multicultural: 53.6%
  • Honors: 14.5%
  • Others: American Constitutional Democracy, Digital Global Studies, Geographical Information Science.

Source: MU Student Information Systems.