Overview

Student Population
6,006
Missouri Southern State University overview
Location Joplin, Missouri
Online mssu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Missouri Southern State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Joplin, Missouri, Missouri Southern State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 2,304 prospective students applied, and 2,203 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 908 enrolled in the school.  4,201 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,805 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $6,503 plus fees of $0. Missouri Southern is ranked 1451 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Easy 
Missouri Southern State University overview
ACT 18/24
GPA 3.2
Applications Accepted
95.6% 
Missouri Southern State University overview
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Annual Cost to Attend

Missouri Resident Tuition
$6,503
In State Costs for Missouri Southern State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$831
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $7,004
Budget for Other Expenses$3,328
Total One Year Cost$17,666
Out of State Tuition
$13,005
Out of State Costs for Missouri Southern State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$831
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $7,004
Budget for Other Expenses$3,328
Total One Year Cost$24,168

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$36,600 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
33% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Missouri Southern State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 19%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 16%
Health Professions 15%
Education 13%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=178341 IPEDS survey data for Missouri Southern State University.