Missouri University of Science and Technology
|Whether you are planning a campus visit, or are relocating to begin your education, Rolla has something for you.|
Rolla (population 18,000) is a safe, clean, attractive community in which values of family, community, hard work and education remain strong. We are nestled in a haven of outdoor life sure to please everyone. We're surrounded by both the timeless beauty of the Ozarks and the hustle-and-bustle of a small, vibrant city.
There are more than 25 public parks covering more than 235 acres across the city. And Rolla has a 63,000-square-foot water park and adjoining fitness and recreation center.
|An outdoor enthusiasts dream.
Rivers, forested hills and bubbling springs are all part of the
natural appeal of the Ozarks. For 140+ years, S&T students
have enjoyed float trips, hiking, biking and jogging the trails
and national parks around Rolla.
This is a safe community.
S&T is one of America's 30 safest college campuses (Reader's
Digest, 2008). Rolla is also home to the region's premier
Rolla is a terrific college town.
Community members are very supportive of the university
and its students. S&T students are welcome at all city
events and have full access to all city services.
Historic downtown borders campus. Local cafes and
restaurants are known for pie, pizza and sushi.
There's always something to do.
Rolla's bustling downtown business district is adjacent
to campus. Route 66 runs right through town. Community
events, campus activities and locally-owned restaurants,
pubs, theaters, coffee shops, bookstores, pizza parlors
and wineries provide a great diversion from studying.
Located about 100 miles from St. Louis, Springfield
and the Lake of the Ozarks, Rolla blends the friendliness,
safety and charm of a small town with the cultural and
recreation options of a much larger city. And anything you
can't find in Rolla is just a short drive away.
Rolla is one of the best small towns in the U.S. and the No. 1 small town in Missouri, according to The 100 Best Small Towns in America.