Missouri Southern State University

3950 E Newman Rd
Joplin, MO 64801
(417) 625-9300
http://www.mssu.edu

General

  • Type of college: 4-year Public
  • Total student population: 5,701
  • Undergraduate population: 5,639
  • Student to faculty ratio: 19 to 1

Tuition, Room & Board, Books & Supplies and Other Fees

  • Total cost for in-state students living on campus: $10,830
  • Total cost for out-of-state students living on campus: $14,832
  • Total cost for in-state students living off campus: $12,330
  • Total cost for out-of-state students living off campus: $16,332

Financial Aid Provided

  • Students receiving financial aid: 94%
  • Average financial aid received per student: $5,322
  • Students receiving Pell grants: 43%
  • Average Pell grant received per student: $2,828
  • Students receiving federal aid: 43%
  • Average federal aid received per student: $3,205
  • Students receiving state aid: 33%
  • Students receiving institutional aid: 62%

Admissions

  • Total applicants: 1,382
  • Percent admitted: 96%
  • Percent admitted (men): 96%
  • Percent admitted (women): 96%
  • Average SAT critical reading scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): unknown
  • Average SAT math scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): unknown
  • Average SAT writing scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): unknown

Enrollment

  • Total enrolled (Fall 2008): 5,264
  • Male students (Fall 2008): 40%
  • Female students (Fall 2008): 60%

Graduation

  • Graduation rate: 35%
  • Graduation rate (men): 30%
  • Graduation rate (women): 39%

Degrees Offered

  • Associates
  • Bachelors
  • Masters