85%

Acceptance Rate

$5,399

Avg.Financial Aid

002503

FAFSA Code

About Missouri State University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

23,697

Website

www.missouristate.edu

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

HLC

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

Not applicable

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

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

901 S National Avenue

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 4178365000
Fax: N/A
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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-January

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

85%

SAT Range

1018 - 1220

ACT Range

21 - 26

Application Fee

$35

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

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

Books And Supplies

$1,250

Other Fees

$1,016

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming 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

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

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

74%

Part-time

26%

Students Gender

Male

42%

US National: 44%

Female

58%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

81% White

1% Unknown

4% Black

3% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

4% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

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 Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

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.

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.

$0$100,000

$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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