University of Missouri - Columbia
The University of Missouri is located in Columbia, MO. In addition to the University Physicians Clinic, the University of Missouri Health Care encompasses five hospitals: the University Hospital, The Ellis Fischel Cancer Center, the Missouri Psychiatric Center, the Missouri Orthopedic Institute, and the Women’s and Children’s Hospital. The University Hospital is a 247-bed acute care hospital and home to the region’s only Level I trauma center and helicopter service.
Columbia, MO – The city of Columbia has a population of 116,906. With over 600 restaurants, 49 public parks, indoor and outdoor live theater and music, and more than a dozen annual cultural festivals, the city has a lot to offer. There are numerous walking trails, including the famous MKT Nature and Fitness Trail that winds through Columbia for 8 miles and then connects to the 227-mile long Katy Trail. Columbia is also home to nationally renowned public schools, including two top ranked high schools.