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Missouri Southern State University

Joplin, MO
University Website: www.mssu.edu
Apply Online: https://webapps.mssu.edu/FormWizard/FormViewer.aspx?Id=61
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Missouri Southern State University is a public, state university located in Joplin, in the U.S. state of Missouri. Missouri Southern State University was formerly Missouri Southern State College and is also known as Missouri Southern, MSSU, or MoSo for short. Established in 1937 as Joplin Junior College, Missouri Southern became a four-year college in 1968. In 2003, the Missouri General Assembly authorized the renaming of the college to Missouri Southern State University–Joplin, and in 2005 the university dropped Joplin from its name.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $9,780.00 avg tuition

3950 E Newman Rd
Joplin, MO 64801-1595
(417) 625-9300

Apply online Admissions:
www.mssu.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:
www.mssu.edu/finaid/

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Precision Production
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Missouri Southern State University

Statistics:
Applied 1,691
Admitted 1,632 97%
Enrolled total 775
Full Time: 718
Part Time 57
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 0 0
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 18 24
ACT English 17 24
ACT Math 17 23
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 60%
4-year graduation rate 14%
6-year graduation rate 32%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Recommended
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Missouri Southern State University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $4,890.00 $4,890.00 $9,780.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $526.00 $526.00 $526.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $163.00 $163.00 $326.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,257.00 $5,257.00 $10,399.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $723.00 $723.00 $723.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $292.00 $292.00 $561.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $5,976.00 $5,612.00 $3,888.00
Other Expenses $3,062.00 $3,888.00 $3,888.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $25.00
Graduate Application Fee $25.00
Books and Supplies $520.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 86%
Percent receiving grant aid 85%
Avg amount of grant aid $6,318.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 53%
Avg amount of student loan aid $5,032.00

Missouri Southern State University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business/Commerce, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Computer Programming/Programmer, General X
EDUCATION
Computer Teacher Education X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Education, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician X
Industrial Technology/Technician X
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
French Language and Literature X
German Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist X
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist X
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other X
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other X
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist X
HISTORY
History, General X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration X
Criminal Justice/Police Science X
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X
Juvenile Corrections X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
Legal Professions and Studies, Other X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Physics, General X
PRECISION PRODUCTION
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Music Performance, General X

Scholarships for Students in Missouri

Name Amount Deadline
Paul and Helen L. Grauer Scholarship $1,000 January 31, 2017
David Arver Memorial Scholarship $1,000 April 01, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017

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