Living in Rolla

The City of Rolla, Missouri is a vibrant college town, situated in the heart of the state. Rolla offers a small town feel with exponentially more amenities and services than one might expect.  You can enjoy many recreational opportunities in the Rolla area. In addition to a water park for summer fun, a golf course, fitness facilities, Oak Meadow country club and a movie theater with four indoor screens, Rolla also has 18 tennis courts, many parks with lakes for fishing and hiking trails for a casual walk or jog. Access to many of Missouri's beautiful waterways are as close as five miles from the city, perfect for canoeing, fishing and enjoying the natural beauty of the Ozarks.

Rolla is a great place to live.  Named one of the best small towns in America, the community offers students a variety of activities in a friendly, welcoming atmosphere.  Located in the heart of the Missouri Ozarks, Rolla is surrounded by the region's natural scenic beauty and near some of the state's most beautiful spring-fed creeks, caves and other natural formations.

The campus itself provides a community within the community.  It's not only a great university, but a home where you'll make long-lasting friendships.  With more than 200 student clubs and organizations, Missouri S&T offers something for everybody.  You'll be certain to find a variety of organizations that interest you.  And with a small campus and small classes, you won't get lost in the crowd here.  In fact, you're likely to be leading!

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