School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of Missouri Southern State University and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
Contact Information
Address3950 E. Newman Road, Joplin, MO 64801-1595
Admission Information
Online Application
Net Price
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (smaller programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

The acceptance rate of Missouri Southern State University is 96.87% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 35.20%. The application fees are $30 for undergraduate programs and $35 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate96.87 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)35.20 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$30
Graduate Application Fees$35

Tuition & Fees

Missouri Southern's 2023 tuition & fees is $8,026 for Missouri residents and $16,052 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 0.98% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($15,896).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $6,300 for Missouri residents and $6,300 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition is not changed and same to the last year's rate.
Missouri ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$8,026$16,052
Graduate Tuition & Fees$6,300$6,300
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 4,352 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 1,047 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Missouri Southern has 4,245 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 107 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students4,352
Undergraduate Students4,245
Graduate Students107
Online Enrollment1,047

Offered Degrees and On-Campus Services

Missouri Southern offers 99 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs. 7 out of the 99 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by Missouri Southern
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServicesLearning opportunities
Number of programs99 Programs
Number of online programs7 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsCertificates of at least 12 weeks but less than 1 year
1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
2-4 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification