20,364
Students
Financial aid thermometer
9,224
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
84
84%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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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. Andrew Wright
Director of Admissions
Email: info@missouristate.edu
Phone: 417-836-5517
Fax: 417-836-5137

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Agronomy And Crop Science Checkmark
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Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Construction Management Checkmark
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Hospitality Administration Checkmark
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Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Organizational Communication Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer/information Technology Services Administration Related Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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Elementary Education Checkmark
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Engineering/industrial Management Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Professional, Technical, Business, And Scientific Writing Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textiles Checkmark
Facilities Planning And Management Checkmark
Housing And Human Environments Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
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Latin Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Audiology And Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Dietetics Checkmark
Radiologic Technology/science Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Respiratory Care Therapy Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Wildlife, Fish And Wildlands Science And Management Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9,453
Applied
7,944
Accepted
20,364
Enrolled
84%
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Female Admissions

5,846
Females Applied
4,984
Females Accepted
85%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,607
Males Applied
2,960
Males Accepted
82%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

35
Application Fee
3.63
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
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 510 625
SAT Math 510 620
ACT Composite 21 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,360
In-state
14,310
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,016
Full-time student fees
8,755
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees
Alumni

Financial Aid

9,224
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,294
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
9,934
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,203
Avg. Loan Aid
3,302
Avg. Grant Aid
5,942
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
55%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
15%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

20,364
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
11%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.75%
Black or African American 4.75%
White or Caucasian 81.14%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.41%
Asian 1.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 3.81%
Other 0.71%

Gender

Male (41.9%)
Female (58.1%)

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 23%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
New Student Festival, Homecoming and Bear Bash

Student Services

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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

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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

1,123
Total Faculty
21:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 753
Part-time - 370
Male - 549
Female - 574