Campus Profile: Missouri University of Science and Technology

Missouri University of Science and Technology (MST) is a public university in Rolla. Around 5,700 undergraduate students are enrolled at the university.

Campus Reform Campus Profiles evaluate individual American college campuses based on liberal bias, speech codes, and other relevant policies and factors.

Missouri University of Science and Technology (MST) is a public university in Rolla. Around 5,700 undergraduate students are enrolled at the university.

 

Official Political Student Organizations

 

   

 

Conservative Organizations:

    College Republicans

    Rolla Students for Life

 

Liberal Organizations:

    College Democrats 

    Spectrum


Student Fees:

MST students pay around $1,882 in student fees per year.



SAT/ACT Score Requirements:

MST is NOT requiring SAT/ACT scores for students seeking undergraduate admission.

  

Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression Rating:

MST has been given a yellow light speech code. According to FIRE, this is due to “at least onE ambiguous policy that too easily encourages administrative abuse and arbitrary application.” FIRE also notes that a yellow light policy at a public institution is unconstitutional. 

 


Policies Flagged by the Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression as inconsistent with Free Speech Principles:


University of Missouri System: 600.020 Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment and Sexual Misconduct in Education/Employment Policy

Computing and Network Acceptable Use Policy

University of Missouri System: 200.010 Standard of Conduct- Student Conduct


Bias Reporting System

MST does operate a bias response system on campus.

 

COVID-19:

MST is NOT requiring a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for students and employees.



Stories by Campus Reform about Missouri S&T:

REPORT: COVID-19 lockdown resulted in lower grades, campus initiative finds

A Missouri University of Science and Technology advising program collected data suggesting that the COVID-19 lockdowns and remote learning caused a decline in students' grades and mental health, according to a new report.