Missouri State University – Springfield

Address:
901 S National, Springfield, MO 65897
Phone:
417-836-5000
Website:
http://www.missouristate.edu
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About Missouri State University – Springfield

Missouri State University – Springfield is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. More than half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25-49% of undergrads reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in at least one professional field. Master’s degrees are also awarded in the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate17,024
 Graduate3,347
 Total20,371
GenderFemale56%
 Male44%
Student Age% Under 2577%
 % 25 and Over23%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time73%
 % Part-time27%
Race/Ethnicity% White82.1%
 % Black3.0%
 % Asian1.6%
 % Latino2.1%
 % Native American0.7%
 % Race Unknown5.7%
 % International student4%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal7,664
 % Admitted77%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled45%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT3%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT96%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800630 / 800
 SAT Math510 / 800650 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite21 / 3627 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$35
 Graduate Application Fee$35
 In-State Tuition & Fees$6,276
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$11,856
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid84%
 % Undergraduates with Loans58%
 % Undergraduates with Grants84%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$900
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$6,394
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,680
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Springfield Area

Median Age33.3
Median Household Income$33,771
Total Population159,621
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total48.7% 51.3%
 Age 0-951.2%48.8%
 Age 10-1751.5%48.5%
 Age 18-2448.6%51.4%
 Age 25-2952.8%47.2%
 Age 30-3953.6%46.4%
 40+47.1%52.9%
Race/Ethnicity% White89.8%
 % Black3.7%
 % Asian1.7%
 % Latino3.4%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Pacific Islander0.2%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.2%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$6,394
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$511
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50065.2%54.9%13.9%
 $500 to $74928.6%36.2%0.0%
 $750 to $9994.7%3.9%22.7%
 Over $10001.5%4.9%4.5%
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