Undergraduate Facts and Statistics

Undergraduate Facts and Statistics

Undergraduate On-Campus Enrollment

Freshman Sophomore Junior Senior Total
2016-17 245 288 509 617 1659
2015-16 354 335 487 685 1861
2014-15 395 321 520 606 1842
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.

  • 2016-17: $844,050
  • 2015-16: $646, 420
  • 2014-15: $600,505
  • 2013-14: $485,777

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

  • 2017: 8.9%
  • Top three areas journalism students choose for a dual degree (in order): Political Science, English, Romance Languages.
  • Others (alphabetical): Art, Art History and Archaeology, Economics, Film Studies, History, Health Science, International Studies, Music, Philosophy, Psychology.


  • 2017: 54.4%
  • Top five areas journalism students choose for a minor (in order): Business, Spanish, Psychology, Sociology, Political Science.
  • Others (alphabetical): American Constitutional Democracy, Art, Art History and Archaeology, Black Studies, Chinese Studies, Classics, English, English Writing, Entrepreneurship, Film Studies, French, German, History, Hospitality Management, Human Developmen and Family Studies, Information Technology, Italian, Leadership and Public Service, Muso-Brazilian Studies, Mathematics, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Music, Peace Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Textile and Apparel Management, Theatre, and Women’s and Gender Studies.

Spring 2017 Graduates Earning Certificates

  • Multicultural: 50.7%
  • Honors: 12.9%
  • Others: American Constitutional Democracy, Digital Global Studies, Environmental Studies, Sales and Customer Development

Source: MU Student Information Systems.