Information technology
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How to apply

If you are a high school student, you may apply to the online bachelor of information technology program as a dual enrollment student. If you have less than 24 hours of applicable college-level course work, you may apply as a freshman. If you have 24 or more credit hours of applicable college-level course work, you may apply as a transfer student.

Fulfill the admission requirements:

  • For dual enrollment high school students:
    • Earned a B+ average, as certified by your high school, at the time of enrollment.
    • Completed 12 or more units of high-school-level credits.
    • In the upper 25 percent of your class.
    • Achieved an ACT score of 24 or better (or equivalent SAT score).
    • Approval by your high school counselor or principal as being academically prepared for rigorous college-level course work.
  • For incoming freshmen:
    • Earned the minimum test score on the ACT or SAT.
    • Completed 17 specific high school courses with good grades.
    • For a list of test scores and high school courses, review the Freshman Admission Requirements.
  • For transfer students:
    • Completed at least 24 credit hours of applicable college course work, including the equivalent of MATH 1100 or ENGLSH 1000 with a grade of C- or better.
    • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 in your college course work.
    • If English is not your native language, please submit a TOEFL score of at least 79 (internet-based test), an IELTS score of at least 6.5, a Pearson Test of English (PTE) score of at least 59 or a Cambridge C1 Advanced score of at least 195.
    • Slightly different requirements apply if you transfer from within the UM System or already have an associate of arts degree from a regionally accredited Missouri community college. 

Application dates

For those applying as a dual enrollment high school student taking courses, the admission application deadline is 10 days prior to the start date of the course.

This program accepts rolling admissions for freshman and transfer students, so you can apply at any time. However, we recommend you apply by the dates below.

    To start classes in Apply by Classes begin
    Fall July 15 August
    Spring Nov. 15 January
    Summer April 15 June

    Gather your papers

    In the online application, you will need to supply:

    • Your name and contact information
    • Citizenship, residency and visa information (if applicable)
    • Names and locations of previous college or high school and dates you attended

    If you are applying as a transfer student, you also will need to contact all your previous colleges or universities to request they send your official transcripts to:

    Office of Admissions
    University of Missouri
    230 Jesse Hall
    Columbia, MO 65211

    Complete the online application

    You can check admission requirements, transfer equivalencies and financial aid opportunities within the application.

    Apply as a dual enrollment high school student

    Dual enrollment students will also need to apply for nondegree-seeking undergraduate admission.

    Apply as a freshman

    Apply as a transfer student

    Learn more about this program

    This program is administered by the Department of Information Technology
    Program contact