Founded in 1937, Missouri Southern State University is a non-profit public state multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Joplin (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Missouri. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Missouri Southern State University (MSSU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Missouri Southern State University (MSSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 83 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. MSSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||Missouri Southern State University|
|Colours||Green and gold|
|Address||3950 East Newman Road
|Tel||+1 (417) 625 9300|
|Fax||+1 (417) 625 3121|
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
(417) 625 9378
|Control Type||Public State|
|Basic Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields|
|2000 Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--General|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Very high undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence|
Missouri Southern State University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 186,442 physical volumes, 2,582 physical media, 277,878 digital/electronic medium and 148 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Missouri Southern State University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 975 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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