Missouri State University Springfield: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Missouri State University Springfield is a large four-year, public school with 23,505 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1905 and is one of the 11 colleges and schools located in Springfield, Missouri.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
142
Good
Missouri State University Springfield will give you the option to obtain a bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Missouri State University Springfield implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 142 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Education, Psychology, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings versus other colleges.

It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
79%
Good
The rate of student retention at Missouri State University Springfield is fair at 79% (above Missouri average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Missouri State University Springfield is below average: 58%. Approximately 31% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Missouri State University Springfield is reasonably decent, 20:1. Learn more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$16,700
High
Average tuition price is fairly high - around $15,600 annually. The additional fees at Missouri State University Springfield beyond tuition are roughly $1,100; this makes it a total of $16,700 per academic year.

Read the details about Missouri State University Springfield additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
87%
Easy
As reported in recent government data, 9,591 applications were submitted and 8,303 were accepted, so it is easy to become a student at this school.

This school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read more about admissions as well applicants' SAT and ACT test scores at Missouri State University Springfield in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,200
Medium
Missouri State University Springfield provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Missouri State University Springfield, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
Missouri State University Springfield provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 3,500 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low - around $4,200 annually.

Army ROTC programs are available at Missouri State University Springfield. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Missouri State University Springfield seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Missouri State University Springfield Location and Maps



Post Address: Missouri State University Springfield, 901 S National Avenue, Springfield, Missouri 65897, USA
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