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Missouri Southern State University

Missouri Southern State University is a Public, 4 Years+ school located in Joplin, MO. The 2019 average net price at Missouri Southern State University is $9,446. Acceptance rate is 95.62%. The school has a total enrollment of 6,006.

Mission Statement

Logo of Missouri Southern State University
Location: Joplin, MO
Student Body: 6,006
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Urban
Web Site: www.mssu.edu
Acceptance Rate: 95.62%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 95.62%
  • Application Deadline: August 1, 2021
  • International Students: < 1%
  • Application Fee: $25
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
In State Tuition: $6,667
Out of State/International Tuition: $13,334
Grad Tuition: $6,300
Room and Board: $7,004
Books and Supplies: $831
Other Fees: $0
Net Price In-District/State: $9,446
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 908
  • Men / Women Ratio: 358 / 550
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: Unreported
  • Median SAT Math Range: Unreported
  • Median ACT Range: 18 - 24
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 6
  • % of International Students: < 1%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 11
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Not Considered
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Protective Services: 23%
  • Business, Management, Marketing: 20%
  • Health Professions: 15%
  • Education: 9%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences: 6%

Academic Programs

Missouri Southern State University offers 77 Total Programs in Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Protective Services. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Associate's Degree ProgramsMissouri Southern State University offers 7 Associate's Degree Programs
Computer Science
Engineering Technology
  • Cad, Cadd Drafting And, Or Design Technology, Technician Degree
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
Health Professions
Protective Services
Bachelor's Degree ProgramsMissouri Southern State University offers 34 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Computer Science
Engineering Technology
English Literature
Foreign Language, Literature
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General Degree
Health Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, Liberal Studies Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Mathematics and Statistics
Parks, Leisure Studues
  • Health and Physical Education, Fitness, Other Degree
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
  • Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement Administration Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsMissouri Southern State University offers 6 Master's Degree Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
  • Curriculum and Instruction Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language, Esl Language Instructor Degree
Protective Services
Certificate ProgramsMissouri Southern State University offers 21 Certificate Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
  • Business Administration and Management, General Degree
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Degree
  • Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language, Esl Language Instructor Degree
Engineering Technology
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
Legal Studies
Protective Services
Social Sciences

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 33%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 33%
  • 1st Year Retention: 65%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $34,200
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 6,006
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 74%
  • Hispanic Students: 7%
  • Black Students: 6%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: 3%
  • Non-resident, alien: 3%
  • Unknown: 3%
  • Asian Students: 2%
  • Two or more races: 2%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%