85%

Acceptance Rate

$5,399

Avg.Financial Aid

002503

FAFSA Code

Missouri State University

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

    Public

  • Acceptance Rate:

    N/A

  • Level

    4 Years

  • Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

    Not applicable

  • Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

    HLC

  • Website

    https://www.missouristate.edu/
  • Student Population Number of Students attending College

    23,697

  • On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

    Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Email:

N/A

Fax:

N/A

Address

901 S National Avenue

Rankings

The ranking of a particular university helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. Missouri State University-Springfield has been ranked at the 517th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the university based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

  • Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

    15th Jan

  • Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

    85%

  • SAT Range

    1018 - 1220

  • SAT/ACT

    Recommended

  • ACT Range

    21 - 26

  • High School GPA

    Required

  • Application Fee

    $35

  • Accept Common App

    None

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. Missouri State University-Springfield has 3 admission thresholds. A non-refundable fee, along with the application form, is required to be deposited by the students, in order to complete the process. The SAT score in the range of 1040-1240 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 21 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Missouri State University-Springfield is 24. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 901 S National Avenue, Springfield, Missouri 65897, or call (417) 836-5000.

Annual Cost to Attend

  • Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

    $15,783

  • Average Annual Cost

    $6,360

Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies

    $1,250

  • Other Fees

    $1,016

  • Room And Board The charges for an academic year for ooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

    $8,755

  • Budget For Other Expenses

    $4,401

Total One Year Cost

$21,782

Before applying to MSUS, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $26,014 per year. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

21:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

78%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

45%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$755

Faculty Overview

51%

Male Professors

49%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Most Popular Majors:

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    373 Graduates

  • Psychology, General

    247 Graduates

  • Business Administration, Management...

    225 Graduates

  • Accounting and Related Services

    141 Graduates

  • Marketing

    140 Graduates

  • Finance and Financial Management Se...

    129 Graduates

  • Biology, General

    115 Graduates

  • Communication and Media Studies

    106 Graduates

  • Marketing

    140 Graduates

  • Finance and Financial Management Se...

    129 Graduates

  • Biology, General

    115 Graduates

  • Communication and Media Studies

    106 Graduates

  • Criminology

    85 Graduates

  • Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomica...

    81 Graduates

  • Business/Commerce, General

    78 Graduates

  • Registered Nursing, Administration,...

    76 Graduates

  • Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

    75 Graduates

  • Communication Disorders Sciences an...

    64 Graduates

  • Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

    61 Graduates

  • Computer Science

    58 Graduates

  • Public Relations, Advertising, and...

    58 Graduates

  • Fine and Studio Arts

    57 Graduates

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

    56 Graduates

  • Human Development, Family Studies,...

    55 Graduates

  • Construction Management

    52 Graduates

  • Management Information Systems and...

    51 Graduates

  • English Language and Literature, Ge...

    49 Graduates

  • Plant Sciences

    44 Graduates

  • Apparel and Textiles

    43 Graduates

  • Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

    41 Graduates

  • Computer/Information Technology Adm...

    37 Graduates

  • Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

    37 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    35 Graduates

  • Animal Sciences

    34 Graduates

  • Agriculture, General

    31 Graduates

  • Geography and Cartography

    30 Graduates

  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studi...

    30 Graduates

  • Special Education and Teaching

    29 Graduates

  • Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

    28 Graduates

  • Social Work

    27 Graduates

  • Design and Applied Arts

    26 Graduates

  • Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

    25 Graduates

  • Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

    25 Graduates

  • Economics

    24 Graduates

  • Anthropology

    24 Graduates

  • Chemistry

    24 Graduates

  • Insurance

    23 Graduates

  • Wildlife and Wildlands Science and...

    23 Graduates

  • Agricultural Business and Managemen...

    23 Graduates

  • Mathematics

    22 Graduates

  • International/Global Studies

    21 Graduates

  • Music

    20 Graduates

  • Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

    19 Graduates

  • Sociology

    18 Graduates

  • Dispute Resolution

    17 Graduates

  • Housing and Human Environments

    17 Graduates

  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

    16 Graduates

  • Political Science and Government

    16 Graduates

  • Journalism

    15 Graduates

  • Physics

    15 Graduates

  • History

    12 Graduates

  • Religion/Religious Studies

    12 Graduates

  • Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

    11 Graduates

  • Gerontology

    11 Graduates

  • Engineering-Related Fields

    10 Graduates

  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

    10 Graduates

  • Visual and Performing Arts, General

    10 Graduates

  • City/Urban, Community and Regional...

    9 Graduates

  • Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

    8 Graduates

  • Industrial Production Technologies/...

    6 Graduates

  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

    5 Graduates

  • Philosophy

    4 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

20,138

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

29%

Full-time / Part-time

74% / 26%

Students Gender

Male

42%

US National: 44%

Female

58%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

White

81%

Unknown

1%

Black

4%

Hispanic

3%

Two or more races

4%

Non Resident alien

4%

Asian

2%

American Indian/Alaska native

1%

Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

0%

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

13%

Out Of State

86%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$56,273 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

23%

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Boomer Bear

School Colors

maroon and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Missouri Valley Conference

Total Male Athletes

202

Total Female Athletes

186

Intramural Sports

15

Sports Club

28

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Football

Golf

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Beach Volleyball

Campus Security

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by MSUS. At MSUS, $9,128 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Missouri State University-Springfield offers a number of dining and meal plan options for its students. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 41% and 59%, respectively.

24-Hour Security Patrol

Campus Emergency Phones

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$32,000/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$39,300/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$17,825 - $29,484

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$185 - $306

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

74%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,399

Students Receiving Federal Grants

31%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,664

Students Receiving State Aid

38%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,982

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

58%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,108

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$8,661

$30K - $48K

$8,184

$48K - $75K

$4,892

$75K - $110K

$2,814

> $110K

$2,109

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,119,575

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$12,977,871

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at MSUS to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average financial aid at Missouri State University-Springfield is around $3,420 and the federal grant is $4,862. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $2,022 and institutional aid worth $3,420. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Missouri State University-Springfield amount to $1,119,575 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $12,977,871.

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