Messenger College, located in Joplin, Missouri, is a private Pentecostal institution that specializes in ministerial and Christian education. With a history dating back to its founding in 1987, the college has established itself within the context of the Pentecostal Church of God. Nestled within the southwestern region of Missouri, Messenger College's campus provides a setting conducive to focused study within a supportive religious community. The college primarily offers undergraduate degrees and its academic profile includes programs in Biblical studies, ministerial education, and Christian counseling as notable offerings for students intent on pursuing careers within religious vocations. While the college has a more inclusive acceptance policy, it emphasizes a rigorous spiritual and academic experience. On-campus living is available for students seeking a residential college experience. Although not distinguished for its athletics, Messenger College focuses on delivering a faith-based education for its attendees.
In the most recent statistical year 8 prospective students applied, and 4 were granted admission. Of those admitted 4 enrolled in the school. 17 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $9,480 plus fees of $1,560.