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2015-16 distance education statistics

  • Number of students enrolled in at least one class facilitated by Mizzou Online: 16,640
  • Student credit hours generated: 97,543
  • Classes offered through Mizzou Online: 1,070 (883 were fully online.)
  • Average age of distance coded Mizzou students: 34
  • Number of students who graduated from a distance program last year: 728

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Mizzou Online brings more than 100 University of Missouri graduate and undergraduate degree and certificate options to your fingertips. With 1000-plus online class options to choose from, you can experience a Mizzou education from anywhere — around your schedule.

Mizzou Online is a service unit within the Office of the Provost at the University of Missouri.

Serving as an administrative gateway for schools and colleges to offer their degrees and classes to students at a distance, Mizzou Online works with 17 of MU's 18 schools and colleges. Last year we served more than 16,000 students.

Leading in distance education

Recognized as a leader in distance education, Mizzou offers the second-most distance degree and certificate programs in the SEC and among the AAU public institutions. We serve students across Missouri, the nation and the world. In academic year 2015-16, online students came from 50 states and 49 other countries.

Mizzou's online students

Students seeking online education from Mizzou do so for a variety of reasons, including to resume their education after taking a break, to change or advance their careers or simply the desire to continue learning. The average age of Mizzou's distance students was 34.