Missouri Southern State University

Joplin, Missouri

Overview

Address3950 E. Newman Road
School Websitewww.mssu.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Small

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Missouri Southern State University is a small public, 4-year college based in Joplin, Missouri that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 2,304 students applied to Missouri Southern State University. Of those students, 2,203 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Missouri Southern State University was $6,503. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Missouri Southern State University.

Missouri Southern State University has a 33% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Missouri Southern State University acceptance rate is 96%. To put this into perspective, 2,203 of the 2,304 students who applied to Missouri Southern State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Missouri Southern State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Missouri Southern State University had an SAT score between the range of 0 and 0. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Missouri Southern State University was between 18 and 24 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Missouri Southern State University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Missouri Southern State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $6,503. Combined with fees of $0, room and board costs of $7,004, other expenses of $3,328 and the $831 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $17,666.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $13,005 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Missouri Southern State University to $24,168 for out-of-state students.

Students at Missouri Southern State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Missouri Southern State University was $4,596 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 56%.

Missouri Southern State University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio19:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Missouri Southern State University.

Missouri Southern State University has a good gender split, with 62% of undergraduates being female and 38% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Missouri residents; in fact, 81% of all students reside in Missouri. However, 18% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Missouri Southern State University is 19:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Missouri Southern State University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 30% students enroll at Missouri Southern State University part-time; the other 4,201 students enrolled full-time.

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