Missouri State University

Springfield, MO

Missouri State University

Springfield, MO

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Tuition & Fees

$7,938

$16,608

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
510
75th
610
25th
510
75th
27
25th
21
75th
26
25th
19
75th
27
25th
21
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

20

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,303
Declined 1,288
Total Received 9,591
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Public

22,648

undergraduate students

4,751

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Missouri State University, founded in 1905, is a public comprehensive university. Its 225-acre campus is located in Springfield, in southwestern Missouri.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 27,399
Established in 1905
Coeducational Coeducational

Scholarships

225-acre, suburban campus in Springfield (population: 167,376); branch campus in West Plains. Served by air and bus; smaller airport and train serve Kansas City (180 miles). School operates transportation to classrooms and residence halls. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Missouri State University
901 South National Avenue
Springfield, MO
65897

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
24%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
83%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
23%
Top 1/4
52%
Top 1/2
86%
Bottom 1/2
14%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
510
75th
610
25th
510
75th
27
25th
21
75th
26
25th
19
75th
27
25th
21

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) July 20
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,303
Declined 1,288
Total Received 9,591

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

60%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,549

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,840
Room & board $9,284
Additional fees $1,098
Books & supplies $1,314
Total $18,536
Average Financial Aid - $6,549
Total with Avg. Aid $11,987

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $23,246,971
State $8,965,972
Institutional $8,496,536
Other external $1,641,392
Total $42,350,871

Non-need-based

Federal $917,614
State $1,598,852
Institutional $7,626,317
Other external $2,410,519
Total $12,553,302

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 283-4243
F: 417 836-8392
financialaid@missouristate.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Beach volleyball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

archery, baseball, boxing, fishing, handball, ice hockey, lacrosse, racquetball, ranch horse team, riflery, roller hockey, soccer, tennis, trap and skeet, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water skiing, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

archery, basketball, field hockey, handball, lacrosse, ranch horse team, soccer, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball water skiing

Intramural/Recreational Sports

archery, badminton, basketball, bowling, dodgeball, flag football, futsal, golf, roller hockey, soccer, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand), weight lifting

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Missouri Valley Conference, Mid-American Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations.
Agricultural Teacher Education.
Agronomy and Crop Science.
Animal Sciences, General.
Anthropology, General.
Anthropology, Other.
Apparel and Textiles, General.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Business/Commerce, General.
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology.
Chemistry, General.
Child Development.
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Clinical Psychology.
Computer Science.
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other.
Construction Management, General.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Criminology.
Design and Visual Communications, General.
Dietetics/Dietitian.
Digital Arts.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering/Industrial Management.
English Language and Literature, General.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Facilities Planning and Management.
Finance, General.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
French Language and Literature.
Geography.
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Gerontology.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History, General.
Horticultural Science.
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Housing and Human Environments, General.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other.
Information Technology.
Insurance.
Intermedia/Multimedia.
International/Globalization Studies.
Journalism.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Latin Language and Literature.
Latin Teacher Education.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other.
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Materials Science.
Maternal and Child Health.
Mathematics, General.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Natural Sciences.
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Organizational Communication, General.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies.
Philosophy.
Physician Associate/Assistant.
Physics, General.
Plant Sciences, General.
Political Communication.
Political Science and Government, General.
Pre-Engineering.
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other.
Public Administration.
Public Health, General.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, Other.
Strategic Intelligence.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Visual and Performing Arts, General.
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Marketing
  3. Elementary Education

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Social/Behavioral Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

27,399

total students

79%

in-state

21%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

22,648
students

Female
58%
13,239

Male
42%
9,409

17%

4,751
students

Female
62%
2,936

Male
38%
1,815

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

66%

14,992
students

Female
59%
8,788

Male
41%
6,204

34%

7,656
students

Female
58%
4,451

Male
42%
3,205

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
80%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: July 20

Spring: December 20

Summer: May 20

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 71
Countries most often represented Bangladesh
China
India
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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