This blog lists the medical schools located in Missouri and outlines some features of the state which you should consider if you are applying to a medical school in Missouri.


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A cultural blend of midwestern and southern elements, Missouri provides a choice of several medical schools, serving urban, rural, and suburban areas, exposing you to a variety of patients and clinical presentations and allowing a medical student to receive a well-rounded medical education.

Medical Schools in Missouri:

Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Established in 1836, the Saint Louis University School of Medicine's mission is to "graduate physicians who manifest in their personal and professional lives a special appreciation for what may be called humanistic medicine."

Location: St. Louis, MO

University of Missouri - Columbia School of Medicine

With a newly expanded class size from 96 to 128, the University of Missouri - Columbia School of Medicine aims to address the shortage of doctors in both Missouri and the Nation. Their mission is to "improve the health of all people, especially Missourians, through exemplary education, research and patient-centered care."

 Location: Columbia, MO

University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine

Established in 1971, the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine's mission is to "improve the health and well-being of individuals and populations through innovative educational programs in medicine and biomedical science, cutting-edge biomedical research, and leadership in academic medicine. The School strives to implement this mission with the highest professional and ethical standards, in a culture of diversity and inclusiveness, and in an environment that enables each individual to develop to his or her full potential."

Location: Kansas City, MO

Washington University School of Medicine

Founded in 1891, the Washington University School of Medicine's mission is to "lead in advancing human health through the best clinical care, innovative research and the education of tomorrow’s leaders in biomedicine in a culture that supports diversity, inclusion, critical thinking and creativity." Each year, the school receives approximately 4700 applicants competing for 125 positions in the MD program.

Location: St. Louis, MO

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