Our Story

We’re Missouri S&T

We are Missouri University of Science and Technology - Missouri S&T for short -  and we’ve been at the top of the research and innovation game for a long time. Founded in 1870 as one of the first technological institutions west of the Mississippi, we’ve been building on our heritage of discovery, creativity and innovation to equip and inspire today’s students to meet tomorrow’s great global challenges.

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Missouri S&T integrates education, research and application to create and convey knowledge that serves our state and helps solve the world’s great challenges.
Missouri S&T will be the leading public technological research university for discovery, creativity and innovation.

We will cultivate curiosity, creativity and confidence in our graduates. We will be the institution of choice for partners around the world seeking a highly qualified, talented and entrepreneurial workforce; innovative research; relevant educational programs, products and services; and technology and ideas to solve the great challenges of our time.

Lifelong Success

We add exceptional value. The rewards of the Missouri S&T experience extend far beyond a college education, valued degree or gratifying career. The S&T experience prepares you for a fulfilling life defined by the confidence to succeed, a desire to excel and a love of learning that never stops.


We are innovators. Building a better world demands a creative spark, innovative and entrepreneurial approaches, and curiosity to discover and explore new solutions to the world’s great challenges.


We hold ourselves accountable for our actions. We strive to uphold the highest ethical standards, to conduct ourselves with trustworthiness and respect for all of humanity, and to instill in our campus community these same principles.


We live by example. As stewards of the public goodwill, the financial resources entrusted to us, and the environment, we emphasize resilient and sustainable practices in all our endeavors.


We are great partners. We focus on adding value and creating mutually beneficial partnerships. The solutions to today’s great challenges require agile collaboration, teamwork and engagement with our stakeholders, both on campus and in the greater business, civic, national and international communities.


We are an inclusive, welcoming community. We seek to build a creative learning environment marked by openness, understanding and valuing all people and perspectives.



We’ve Got You Covered

Looking for a top-notch engineering or computing education? Great. Looking for an inclusive liberal arts education? Also great. Our College of Engineering and Computing features 18 engineering and computing undergraduate degree programs, while our College of Arts, Sciences, and Education offers a vibrant mix of liberal arts and humanities, biological and physical sciences, education, behavioral sciences, and military science disciplines.

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Our intercollegiate athletic teams compete against other NCAA Division II universities across the country. From touchdowns to chemical equations and home runs to genetic research - our athletes take the game on and off the field seriously. Whether you’re a Division II athlete or just into intramural sports, you'll have plenty to choose from at S&T.


Campus Life

Miner Happenings

This is no ordinary campus - St. Pats, Celebration of Nations, Diwali! There’s a lot going on here, and you won't want to miss any part of it. Students at S&T are heavily involved in happenings on campus, from joining a design team, to Greek life, to groundbreaking faculty-student research.

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Our Research

Focused and Diverse

Research is at the forefront of an S&T education. Regardless of your major, you can expect to do interesting and extensive research in one of university’s four Signature Research Areas: Advanced Manufacturing, Advanced Materials for Sustainable Infrastructure, Enabling Materials for Extreme Environments, and Smart Living.

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Come and Visit

Want to tour our beautiful campus located in the heart of the Missouri Ozarks? Take a virtual tour or schedule a visit to experience S&T first-hand.

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