Missouri Southern State UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Joplin, Missouri Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$6,803

Avg in-state tuition

$13,606

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Missouri Southern State University

Missouri Southern State University is a medium-sized public university located on an urban campus in Joplin, Missouri. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,604, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 94%. The university offers 34 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 32%, and a student-faculty ratio of 17:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $6,803, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $13,606.

Admissions Breakdown

This school accepts applicants at a higher rate than other schools.

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Acceptance Rate Insight

94% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate (High Acceptance Rate) 94%

Retention Rate 65%

Graduation Rate 32%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 840-1140

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-24

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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61%

Female Student Population

17:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

6k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

73%

Hispanic

7%

Black

6%

Unknown

3%

Asian

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

3%

Two or more races

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

54% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

54%

State Grant Aid

41%

Institution Grant Aid

70%

Pell Grant

54%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $4,682
State Grant Aid $1,874
Institution Grant Aid $2,801
Pell Grant Aid $4,426
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Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.