AY 18-19 distance education statistics

  • Number of students enrolled in at least one class facilitated by Mizzou Online: 16,427
  • Student credit hours generated: 107,140
  • Percent of AY 18-19 graduating students who took at least one Mizzou Online-facilitated class during their Mizzou experience: 83%
  • Number of distance-coded students: 4,880
  • Number of students who graduated from a distance program last year: 899

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Mizzou Online brings more than 150 University of Missouri graduate and undergraduate degree and certificate options to your fingertips. As a service unit within the Office of the Provost, we assist MU's schools and colleges with making their degrees and courses available online.

Collectively, the Mizzou Online staff have over 600 years of service in online and adult education services. Our office provides administrative assistance for academic units offering online programs with the following units: Program Coordination, Student Services, IT, Marketing and Recruitment, and Fiscal/HR. Our teams administer some unique services on campus, including building and maintaining the self-paced course platform and facilitating revenue share for distance programs with distance-coded students.

Leading in distance education

The University of Missouri is a national leader in online 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 2018-19, online students came from 50 states and 26 countries outside the United States.

Looking forward

Mizzou Online is a part of the University of Missouri System’s eLearning initiative to reach 25,000 new online learners. We will continue to serve the needs of the students and academic partners on the Mizzou campus and in addition, will work alongside our system colleagues to increase enrollments, enhance student services and learning experiences, and enrich faculty development on all four universities.

Earning their #OnlineStripes

Students choose to study online with Mizzou because of the reputation of our academic programs and affordability. Because online classes and degree programs are created and taught by the same faculty, instructors and staff who deliver on-campus education, students know they are earning well-respected credentials for career growth.