Missouri State University - Springfield: Statistics

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#1127 of 14,131 In the World
#338 of 2,597 In North America
#305 of 2,496 In the United States
#7 of 67 In Missouri
#1 of 6 In Springfield
#217 of 1,006 For Early Childhood Education
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
87%
Average SAT
1120
Average ACT
24
Aid receiving
94%
Undergraduates
19,621
Graduates
3,884
Male:Female Ratio
39:61
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Missouri State University - Springfield Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 87% 85% 87%
Applicants 9,591 3,410 6,181
Admissions 8,303 2,906 5,397
Freshmen enrolled full time 2,482 906 1,576
Freshmen enrolled part time 167 79 88

10,632 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

3,773 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
248 or 9%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1020
or below

75% of them
had 1220
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Missouri State University - Springfield are 1020-1220 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
2,362 or 89%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 21
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Missouri State University - Springfield are 21-27 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 18722 (80%)
Hispanic 995 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 885 (4%)
Two or more races 844 (4%)
Black or African American 824 (4%)
Nonresident Alien 656 (3%)
Asian 461 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 34 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 26 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$6,970
Students receiving aid
94%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $6,840$5,436
Tuition in-state $6,840$5,436
Tuition out-of-state $15,510$10,944
Fee in-district $1,098$1,098
Fee in-state $1,098$1,098
Fee out-of-state $1,098$1,098

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 3,490
Combined charge for room and board $9,284

Missouri State University - Springfield Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 155 284
Psychology, General 229 25
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 220
Accounting 129 51
Elementary Education and Teaching 163 15
Finance, General 153
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 121 22
Secondary Education and Teaching 111 8
Criminology 104 11
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 106 8
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 78 35
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 111
Business & Commerce, General 91
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 85
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 72 1
Cell & Cellular and Molecular Biology 70 2
Social Work 40 31
Computer Science 60 10
English Language and Literature, General 49 20
Information Technology 64
Special Education and Teaching, General 42 21
Mass Communication & Media Studies 61
Public Administration 58
Nurse Anesthetist 56
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 54
Human Development and Family Studies, General 49
History, General 24 21
Construction Management, General 42
Athletic Training & Trainer 20 21
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 41
Engineering & Industrial Management 11 29
Art & Art Studies, General 39
Animal Sciences, General 39
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 38
Physical Therapy & Therapist 38
Agribusiness & Agricultural Business Operations 37
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration & Management 37
Apparel and Textiles, General 36
Housing and Human Environments, General 35
Hospitality Administration & Management, General 35
Public Relations & Image Management 34
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching 34
Design and Visual Communications, General 34
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General 32
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management 32
Economics, General 32
Agriculture, General 20 11
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 31
Political Science and Government, General 30
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies 30
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 28
Chemistry, General 23 5
Reading Teacher Education 28
Physician Assistant 28
Music, General 7 20
Mathematics, General 19 8
Sociology, General 27
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 25
Child Development 25
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 24
Strategic Intelligence 24
Anthropology, General 23
Occupational Therapy & Therapist 23
International & Globalization Studies 14 7
Management Information Systems, General 21
Dietetics & Dietitian 19 2
Computer and Information Systems Security & Auditing & Information Assurance 21
Music Teacher Education 20
Intermedia & Multimedia 19
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 19
Educational & Instructional Technology 18
Geography 17
Religion & Religious Studies 16 1
Insurance 17
Nursing Practice 17
Political Communication 15
Geological and Earth Sciences & Geosciences, Other 14
Journalism 13
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer 13
Visual and Performing Arts, General 13
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration 13
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 13
Natural Sciences 13
Horticultural Science 12
Geology & Earth Science, General 12
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies 12
Creative Writing 12
Agronomy and Crop Science 11
City & Urban, Community, and Regional Planning 11
Computer & Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other 11
Plant Sciences, General 11
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other 11
Audiology & Audiologist 10
Public Health, General 9
Clinical Psychology 9
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General 9
Gerontology 8
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist 7
Materials Science 7
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, Other 7
Music Performance, General 6
Philosophy 6
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other 6
Physics, General 5
Industrial Production Technologies & Technicians, Other 5
Organizational Communication, General 4
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other 4
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 2
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist 2
Digital Arts 2
Latin Language and Literature 1
Computer Systems Analysis & Analyst 1
Anthropology, Other 1
Maternal and Child Health 1
Grand Total 3,565 1,139 121
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 58% 53% 61%
  • Full-time retention rate - 79%
  • Part-time retention rate - 26%

Publications & Citations

Publications
4,895
Citations
110,701

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,364 / 24,025
Psychology
796 / 28,540
Medicine
771 / 20,047
Biology
605 / 14,501
Business
601 / 17,209
Environmental Science
581 / 14,714
Chemistry
514 / 10,874
Physics
502 / 11,390
Computer Science
500 / 12,888
Engineering
500 / 9,117
Sociology
315 / 4,624
Mathematics
288 / 5,726
Materials Science
288 / 5,758
Economics
273 / 4,517
Social Psychology
262 / 11,765
Political Science
233 / 2,310
Ecology
197 / 7,122
Art & Design
194 / 1,599
Geology
159 / 3,349
Demography
157 / 3,436
Marketing
155 / 6,643
Education Majors
148 / 2,750
Astrophysics and Astronomy
141 / 3,491
Communications and Public Relations
140 / 3,940
Health Science
140 / 2,821
Geography and Cartography
131 / 2,818
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
130 / 3,842
Child Psychology
122 / 7,403
History
119 / 574
Math Teachers
117 / 2,074
Law
90 / 1,211
Cognitive Science
88 / 2,135
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
86 / 61
Physical Therapy
81 / 2,472
Clinical Psychology
80 / 4,390
Gender Studies
70 / 1,048
Nanotechnology
69 / 1,581
Advertising
69 / 2,849
Inorganic Chemistry
69 / 2,019
Zoology
64 / 1,593

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 72 231
1992 69 263
1993 92 311
1994 90 353
1995 83 446
1996 88 528
1997 99 615
1998 108 750
1999 104 795
2000 118 1078
2001 113 1285
2002 137 1524
2003 109 1718
2004 143 2118
2005 149 2624
2006 168 3135
2007 187 3704
2008 191 4375
2009 229 5176
2010 244 5755
2011 250 6778
2012 223 7346
2013 248 8648
2014 209 9006
2015 267 8929
2016 255 8575
2017 270 8661
2018 269 8205
2019 322 9307
2020 354 10854
2021 310 11379

Missouri State University - Springfield alumni

  1. John Goodman

    John Goodman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    film producertelevision actorfilm actorcomedianvoice actor
    Biography

    John Stephen Goodman is an American actor and singer. He gained national fame for his role as the family patriarch Dan Conner in the ABC comedy series Roseanne (1988–1997; 2018), for which he received a Golden Globe Award, and its sequel series The Conners (2018–present).

  2. Kathleen Turner

    Kathleen Turner
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    film actorstage actorvoice actoractortelevision actor
    Biography

    Mary Kathleen Turner is an American actress. Known for her distinctive voice, Turner has won two Golden Globe Awards and has been nominated for an Academy Award and two Tony Awards.

  3. Ryan Howard

    Ryan Howard
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Ryan James Howard, nicknamed "The Big Piece", is an American former professional baseball first baseman. Howard spent his entire Major League Baseball (MLB) career playing for the Philadelphia Phillies, from 2004 to 2016. He is known for being the fastest player in baseball history to reach 100 home runs and 200 home runs. Howard holds numerous Phillies franchise records.

  4. Don S. Davis

    Don S. Davis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-2008 (aged 66)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision actorsculptorpainter
    Biography

    Don Sinclair Davis was an American character actor best known for playing General Hammond in the television series Stargate SG-1 (1997–2007), and earlier for playing Major Garland Briggs on the television series Twin Peaks (1990–1991). He was also a theater professor, painter, and United States Army captain.

General info

Alternative names MSU
Founded 1905
Colors maroon, white
Academic Calendar August to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-July)
Total FTE staff 2,268
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 901 S National Avenue
Springfield, Missouri, 65897
United States
City population 169,000
Phone 4178365000
Fax +1 (417) 836 7656

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