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Missouri State University
  • 4 Year
  • SPRINGFIELD, MO

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Missouri State is an above-average public university located in Springfield, Missouri. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 14,005 undergraduate students. The Missouri State acceptance rate is 88%. Popular majors include Business, Psychology, and Elementary Education. Graduating 56% of students, Missouri State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $32,000.

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901 S NATIONAL AVENUE
SPRINGFIELD, MO 65897
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Missouri Valley Conference

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Missouri State University Rankings

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MSU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
88%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1040-1240
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$16,134 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$5,819 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
20:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 117 responses
64%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 140 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 138 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
29
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
5
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
24
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    30%
  • On Campus
    65%
  • Online
    5%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
14,005 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
5,796
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
31%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 107 responses
  • Determined
    29%
  • Ambitious
    16%
  • Searching
    16%
  • Real
    15%
  • Connected
    8%
  • Indifferent
    4%
  • Lost
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
51%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 167 responses
Poll
46%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 193 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 117 responses
  • Find your passion. Find your place
    39%
  • Follow your passion. Find your place
    29%
  • Bear Up
    8%
  • Very professional learning atmosphere
    8%
  • Comfortable
    5%
  • Mediocre
    4%
  • Home away from home.
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
56%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
85%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 86 responses

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