Missouri Southern State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - ExcellentSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Missouri Southern State University is a medium four-year, public school with 5,785 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1937 and is one of the 5 colleges located in Joplin, Missouri.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
51
Fair
Missouri Southern State University will give you the opportunity to receive a several-month certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Missouri Southern State University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 51 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Criminal Justice, Education, Medical, and General Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
65%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Missouri Southern State University is relatively low at 65% (below Missouri average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Missouri Southern State University is low: 39%. Nearly 24% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Missouri Southern State University is reasonably decent - 18:1. Find out more regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$11,300
Medium
Average tuition pricing is close to the nationwide median - around $10,700 annually. The additional fees at Missouri Southern State University beyond tuition are about $600, which totals $11,300 per academic year.

Read the details about Missouri Southern State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
94%
Easy
According to government data, 2,333 applications were submitted and 2,196 were accepted; so it is very easy to enroll at this school.

The school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Missouri Southern State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
D+
Unsafe
Missouri Southern State University offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Missouri Southern State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Missouri Southern State University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 900 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing opportunity.

Based on the college crime data, Missouri Southern State University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Missouri Southern State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Missouri Southern State University, 3950 E. Newman Road, Joplin, Missouri 64801-1595, USA
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