Missouri State University at Springfield

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Springfield, MO

$7,938

Avg in-state tuition

$16,608

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Missouri State University at Springfield

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Missouri State University at Springfield is a large public university located on an urban campus in Springfield, Missouri. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 23,505, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 87%. The university offers 105 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 58%, and a student-faculty ratio of 20:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $7,938, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $16,608.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

87% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

79% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

58% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Required

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 21-27

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1020-1220

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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24k

Students enrolled

61%

Online student enrollment

20:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

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

Demographics

White

80%

Unknown

4%

Black

4%

Hispanic

4%

Two or more races

4%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

Asian

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

60%

Socio-economic diversity

29% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

81

Total Online Enrollment

14,405

Student Location Breakout

61% 39%

Percent of Programs Online

62% On-campus

38% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Check Bold 30% online

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's Check Bold 30% online

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 55% online

Master's Check Bold 47% online

Doctorate Check Bold 20% online

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

78%

State Grant Aid

37%

Institution Grant Aid

73%

Pell Grant

29%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $2,757
State Grant Aid $2,134
Institution Grant Aid $4,792
Pell Grant Aid $4,690

Financial Outlook

$23k

Average student debt after graduation

$34k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. 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.