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Missouri State University

Springfield, MO

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Overview

Missouri State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Springfield, MO, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 901 South National Avenue
Springfield, MO  65897
United States
Contact Mr. Benjamin Metzger
Associate Director of Admissions
Email: info@missouristate.edu
Phone: 417-836-5517
Fax: 417-836-5137

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agribusiness/agricultural Business Operations Checkmark
Agriculture, General Checkmark
Agronomy And Crop Science Checkmark
Animal Sciences, General Checkmark
Horticultural Science Checkmark
Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
City/urban, Community, And Regional Planning Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Cell/cellular And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business Administration, Management And Operations, Other Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Construction Management, General Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Hospitality Administration/management, General Checkmark
Insurance Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Journalism Checkmark
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Organizational Communication, General Checkmark
Political Communication Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, Other Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Computer Systems Analysis/analyst Checkmark
Computer/information Technology Services Administration And Management, Other Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Teacher Education Checkmark
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Business And Innovation/entrepreneurship Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
German Language Teacher Education Checkmark
History Teacher Education Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Latin Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Pre-engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Engineering/industrial Management Checkmark
Industrial Production Technologies/technicians, Other Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Professional, Technical, Business, And Scientific Writing Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textiles, General Checkmark
Facilities Planning And Management Checkmark
Housing And Human Environments, General Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Latin Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Audiology/audiologist And Speech-language Pathology/pathologist Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Dietetics/dietitian Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Radiologic Technology/science - Radiographer Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Dispute Resolution Checkmark
Gerontology Checkmark
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Wildlife, Fish And Wildlands Science And Management Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Work Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Criminology Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Intermedia/multimedia Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9,591
Applied
8,303
Accepted
19,620
Enrolled
87%
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Female Admissions

6,181
Females Applied
5,397
Females Accepted
87%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,410
Males Applied
2,906
Males Accepted
85%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.73
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported June 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer July 20th Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 510 610
SAT Math 510 610
ACT Composite 21 27

Tuition & Fees

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Other Payment Considerations

Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Alumni

Financial Aid

12,055
Avg. Financial Aid Package
13,211
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
12,015
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,076
Avg. Loan Aid
3,857
Avg. Grant Aid
6,887
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
67%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
19%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

19,620
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
10%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.22%
Black or African American 4.01%
White or Caucasian 81.39%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.36%
Asian 1.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 3.73%
Other 2.15%

Gender

Male (40.51%)
Female (59.49%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 20%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
New Student Festival, Homecoming and Bear Bash

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Residence Hall Association, Campus Ministries, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Student Government Association and Student Activities Council

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
on-campus police substation

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No No No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 1B Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No No No
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,072
Total Faculty
20:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 739
Part-time - 333
Male - 492
Female - 580
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