Missouri State University - Springfield Overview
Missouri State University - Springfield is a public institution situated in Springfield, Missouri. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
What Is Missouri State University - Springfield Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Missouri State.
- In 2017-2018, 68% of the faculty were full-time.
Missouri State University - Springfield Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Missouri State has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Missouri State.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Missouri State has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Missouri State University - Springfield?
Contact details for Missouri State are given below.
|Address:||901 S National Avenue, Springfield, MO 65897|
How Do I Get Into Missouri State?
You can apply to Missouri State online at: https://www.missouristate.edu/futurestudents/applynow.aspx
Admission Requirements for Missouri State
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Missouri State?
Approximately 37% of accepted students are men and 63% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 82%, and the acceptance rate for women is 85%.
Average Test Scores
About 2% of students accepted to Missouri State submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 625. Math scores were between 510 and 620.
Can I Afford Missouri State University - Springfield?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Missouri State, approximately 60% of students took out student loans averaging $6,840 a year. That adds up to $27,360 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Missouri State is 5.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Missouri State University - Springfield Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 3,652 graduate students at the school.
Of the 14,005 full-time undergraduates at Missouri State, 41% are male and 59% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Missouri State University - Springfield students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||586|
|Hispanic or Latino||542|
Missouri students aren't the only ones who study at Missouri State University - Springfield. At this time, 33 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 84 countries are represented at Missouri State. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and India.
Online Learning at Missouri State University - Springfield
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Missouri State has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 4th most popular in Missouri for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Missouri State
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Missouri State University - Springfield was 15.5%. This is the #1,059 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Missouri State regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Missouri State majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Missouri State ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Missouri State.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Missouri State University - Springfield Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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