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Missouri State University

  • Springfield, MO
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 57%43%
    student ratio
  • 18,027
    total students
  • $6,908 | $13,388
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Not Reported
    fall application deadline
  • 85%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • Not
    Reported

    sat math
  • Not
    Reported

    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • Not
    Reported

    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Agriculture
    • Agriculture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Agribusiness
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Animal Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Agronomy and Crop Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Horticultural Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Architecture
    • City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mass Communication/Media
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Organizational Communication
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer/Information Technology Services Administration Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Special Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Middle School Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Secondary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Early Childhood Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Agricultural Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Science Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French Language Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • German Language Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • History Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Latin Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Education (Specific Subject Areas) Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Industrial Production Technologies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Engineering/Industrial Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • German
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Latin
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Housing and Human Environments
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Facilities Planning and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Human Development and Family Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Apparel and Textiles
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Cell and Molecular Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Gerontology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International/Global Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Parks, Recreation and Leisure
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Public Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Criminology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Visual and Performing Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Design and Visual Communications
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Intermedia/Multimedia
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Performance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Respiratory Care Therapy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Radiologic Technology/Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Athletic Training
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dietetics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration, Management and Operations Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Entrepreneurship
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hospitality Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Information Systems
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Insurance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Construction Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

85% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied7,464
    • Accepted6,368
    • Acceptance Rate85%
    • Enrolled18,027
    • Female Applicants4,605
    • Females Accepted3,993
    • Female Acceptance Rate86%
    • Male Applicants2,859
    • Males Accepted2,375
    • Male Acceptance Rate83%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some Essay or personal statement
      Interview
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.58
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Not Reported
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 470 600
    • SAT Math 480 620
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 21 26
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$6,908
    • Out-of-state tuition *$13,388
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$788.00
    • Room and board *$7,450.00
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredDeferred payments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionChildren of Alumni, Employees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students18,027
    • Male Student Percentage43%
    • Female Student Percentage57%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino2.74%
    • Black or African American3.89%
    • White or Caucasian71.37%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.44%
    • Asian1.17%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.15%
    • Two or more races2.62%
    • Unknown1.36%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students7.6% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Special housing for disabled
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 24%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services Yes
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Residence Hall Association, Campus Ministries, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Student Government Association, Student Activities Council
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other on-campus police substation

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division I
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Division 1 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Bowling Yes Division C No
    • Cross-country running No No No
    • Equestrian sports No Division C No
    • Field hockey No No No
    • Football Yes Division B Yes
    • Golf Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Ice hockey No Division C No
    • Lacrosse No Division C No
    • Racquetball Yes Division C No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming No Division 1 Yes
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track No No No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Division C No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No
    • Wrestling No Division C No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Bowling Yes Division C No
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Equestrian sports No Division C No
    • Field hockey No Division 1 Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Ice hockey No No No
    • Lacrosse No No No
    • Racquetball Yes Division C No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Swimming No Division 1 Yes
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No
    • Wrestling No No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty1,112
    • Full-time Percentage64%
    • Part-time Percentage36%
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio20:1 or 16,872 students to 827 faculty

Location & Contact

Missouri State University

901 South National
Springfield, MO 65897
USA

Mr.Andrew Wright

Director of Admissions

Phone: 417-836-5517
Fax: 417-836-5137
Email: info@missouristate.edu



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