StudentsReview :: The University of Missouri St Louis - Graduate (MS/PhD) Ratings
-or-
Search for Schools by Region
 

or within distance of city

Similar Schools
George Washington University -- District of Columbia, DC
Alabama State University -- Montgomery, AL
Arizona State University -- Tempe, AZ


  Who's got the Best?

Perceptual Rankings:
You Make 'Em.
We Post 'Em.
You Vote 'Em Up.
You Vote 'Em Down.
Aww yeah.


The University of Missouri St Louis

Total Grad Surveys 4
Females 2
Males 2
Avg years at University 3.5
Research Quality B (6.9)
Research Availability B (7.3)
Research Funding C+ (5.5)
Graduate Politics B (7.3)
Not Errand Runners A- (8.5)
Degree Completion B- (6.3)
Alternative pay [ta/gsi] C+ (5.7)
Sufficient Pay D+ (3.2)
Competitiveness B+ (7.9)
Education Quality B (7.1)
Faculty Accessibility B (7.3)
Useful Research B (7.2)
"Individual" treatment B- (6.0)
Friendliness B (6.9)
Safety B+ (7.4)
Campus Beauty B- (6.1)
Campus Maintenance A- (8.2)
University Spending B- (6.1)
Extracurriculars B (6.8)
Scholastic Success B+ (7.8)
Surrounding City A (9.2)
Social Life/ Environment B- (6.3)
Sufficient PayD+
Surrounding CityA
I'm really dissappointed with this UniversityMar 06 2007Economics
I'm really dissappointed with this University. I'm in my second to last semester and wondering if there's a point in completing it. The classes are challenging but ultimately grades come down to the prof not wishing to fail too many people, so there's a substantial curve.

The program is HEAVILY biased towards students who did their undergrads here, too. If you came in as a new grad student, you have no chance of getting on a research project or getting most assistantships.

The labs are a cross between the Romper Room and Ghetto Fabulous. There's nothing but attitude and immaturity here. I can't stand my classmates - they're mostly drunks and airheads. I cannot imagine how this program will help me in the future, and in particular I'm concerned how much this program will HURT my reputation. However, I'm inclined to stick it out because NO PROFESSOR is willing to write me a recommendation, and if I drop out now, I have nothing to show for the past three years' work.Either way, I'll be lucky to find something beyond entry level. Thanks a lot, UMSL.

Question
The graduate programs are excellentFeb 26 2006Political Science
The graduate programs are excellent. The faculty are always willing to work with you. Most are very approachable, and are willing to help with just about anything. The department has little to no internal politics, support is abundant. Funding is low for grad assistantships, but they are trying to increase it. Otherwise, fantastic resources and people.
Question
I have had a wonderful experience here atApr 01 2005Communications
I have had a wonderful experience here at UMSL. My education has been top notch and I am being considered for assistantships by the top 2 communication PhD programs in the country. The school is mainly commuter currently, but is building new dorms and apartments and is starting to give buildings to the greek life here as well. The great thing about this school being commuter is that if you are intersted in getting involved, you will really stand out. The faculty take notice of students who work hard in and out of the classroom and are willing to work with you to help you meet your goals. And, I don't mind that the school has used some of my tuition money to build new buildings because it is helping the school to grow and become a more traditional campus with a vibrant student body and social calendar. If someone didn't get involved and enjoy their experience here, it's because they didn't try!!
Question
Compare UMSLSave UMSL

StudentsReview Advice!

• What is a good school?
• Statistical Significance
• How to choose a Major
• How to choose your Career
• What you make of it?
• How Ivy League Admissions works
• On the Student/Faculty Ratio

• FAFSA: Who is a Parent?
• FAFSA: Parent Contribution
• FAFSA: Dream out of reach

• College Financial Planning
• Survive College and Graduate
• Sniffing Out Commuter Schools
• Preparing for College: A HS Roadmap
• Talking to Your Parents about College.
• Is a top college worth it?
• Why is college hard?
• Why Kids Aren't Happy in Traditional Schools
• Essential College Tips
Ah, college. Considered by many to be the time of a young person's lif... more→
• Cost of College Increasing Faster Than Inflation
According to NPR, the cost of college... more→
• For parents filling out the FAFSA and PROFILE (from a veteran paper slinger)
Just so you know, filling out these forms is a lot more than penciling... more→
• How to choose the right college?
My name is Esteban Correa. I am currently a second year INTERNATIONAL ... more→
• Create The Right Career Habits Now
Getting ahead in your career can be easier if you make the choice to b... more→

• Senior Year (Tips and experience)
It's the end of junior year and everyone is anticipating the arrival o... more→
• Informational Overload! What Should I Look For in a College or University?
We are in an instant information age, where you can find almost anythi... more→
• Personality Type and College Choice
Personality type is something very important to consider when deciding... more→
• A Free Application is a Good Application
As a senior finishing her scholastic year, I feel that it is my duty ... more→

• College Academic Survival Guide
The leap from high school to college academics is not an insignificant... more→
• Getting Involved: The Key to College Happiness
As a tour guide, the absolute, most frequently asked question I got wa... more→
• Choose a Path, Not a Major
Unless you're one of the fortunate souls who's already found their cal... more→
• The Scoop on State Schools
A recent college graduate, I vividly remember touring campuses as a p... more→

• The Purpose of a Higher Education
You are one of the millions of people this year applying for admission... more→
• The Importance of Choosing the Right College Major (2012)
One of the most important academic choices you'll make while in colleg... more→
• How to choose a college major
I was not sure what college major to choose. When you are in your late... more→
• How to guarantee your acceptance to many colleges
Are your grades are not what you think they should be from high school... more→

• Nailing the College Application Process
College applications seem to always be put on top of students procrast... more→
• What to do for a Successful Interview
Interviews seem to become more commonplace in every facet of life as o... more→
• I Don't Know Where to Start (General College Advice)
Preparing for college is a difficult time for every student and it?s o... more→
• Attitude and Dress Code for an Interview (General College Advice)
An interview is something we all have to go through when we get a job... more→

• Starting College (General College Advice)
College is a huge milestone in your life. You?ve seen the castle like ... more→
• Boston Apartment lease: Watch out!

Are you a student and about to sign the very first lease in your li... more→

• What college is right for you?
When thinking about their choices for colleges, many students and pare... more→