Missouri State University - Springfield Rankings

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In the World#1058 of 14178
In North America#333 of 2629
In the United States#299 of 2528
In Missouri#7 of 68
In Springfield#1 of 6

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
88%
Average SAT
1140
Average ACT
24
Aid receiving
97%
Undergraduates
19,801
Graduates
3,652
Male:Female Ratio
40:60
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Missouri State University - Springfield Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate88%88%88%
Applicants7,5812,7954,786
Admissions6,6672,4474,220
Freshmen enrolled full time2,6411,0371,604
Freshmen enrolled part time381622

6,699 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,380 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
243 or 9%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1040
or below

75% of them
had 1240
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Missouri State University - Springfield are 1040-1240 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
2,521 or 94%
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

White18700 (80%)
Nonresident Alien1214 (5%)
Two or more races846 (4%)
Hispanic841 (4%)
Black or African American827 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown512 (2%)
Asian396 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native38 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander21 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$5,819
Students receiving aid
97%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$6,540$5,202
Tuition in-state$6,540$5,202
Tuition out-of-state$14,850$10,476
Fee in-district$1,048$1,048
Fee in-state$1,048$1,048
Fee out-of-state$1,048$1,048

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity3,863
Combined charge for room and board$9,128

Missouri State University - Springfield Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General158250
Psychology, General25320
Elementary Education and Teaching17417
Accounting14840
Biology & Biological Sciences, General15417
Finance, General148
Marketing & Marketing Management, General148
Criminology12011
Secondary Education and Teaching1164
Speech Communication and Rhetoric9125
Kinesiology and Exercise Science102
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist6729
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies95
Business & Commerce, General89
Computer Science755
Management Information Systems, General76
Cell & Cellular and Molecular Biology705
Social Work4034
Public Administration67
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse622
Public Relations & Image Management63
Nurse Anesthetist61
Early Childhood Education and Teaching56
Hospitality Administration & Management, General55
English Language and Literature, General3420
Mass Communication & Media Studies50
Animal Sciences, General48
Human Development and Family Studies, General44
Apparel and Textiles, General43
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other43
Agriculture, General2912
Construction Management40
Strategic Intelligence40
Physical Therapy & Therapist39
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General38
Special Education and Teaching, General2313
Agribusiness & Agricultural Business Operations36
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services36
Art & Art Studies, General34
Chemistry, General277
International & Global Studies2410
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General321
Design and Visual Communications, General33
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management32
Physician Assistant32
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management31
Political Science and Government, General31
Sociology30
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing30
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General29
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies29
Mathematics, General236
History, General1612
Reading Teacher Education28
Geology & Earth Science, General26
Dietetics & Dietitian26
Music, General718
Economics, General25
Athletic Training & Trainer169
Occupational Therapy & Therapist25
Engineering & Industrial Management519
Anthropology24
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration & Management23
Agronomy and Crop Science22
Horticultural Science22
Nursing Practice22
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels20
Journalism19
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching19
Intermedia & Multimedia18
Computer & Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other18
Religion & Religious Studies107
Housing and Human Environments, General17
Educational Leadership and Administration, General17
Insurance16
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance16
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer15
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, Other15
Geography14
Plant Sciences, General13
Public Health, General13
Music Performance, General12
Music Teacher Education12
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies12
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth12
Physics, General11
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other11
Creative Writing11
Educational & Instructional Technology11
Geological and Earth Sciences & Geosciences, Other10
Audiology & Audiologist10
Political Communication8
City & Urban, Community and Regional Planning8
Visual and Performing Arts, General8
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration8
Child Development8
Industrial Production Technologies & Technicians, Other7
Natural Sciences7
Art History, Criticism and Conservation5
Materials Science5
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General5
Philosophy4
Information Technology4
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist4
Digital Arts4
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other4
Gerontology2
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist2
Maternal and Child Health1
Grand Total3,6071,035132
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate56%51%59%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%
  • Part-time retention rate - 33%

Publications & Citations

Publications
5,593
Citations
118,828

Publication count by topic

Psychology
958
Biology
529
Medicine
426
Computer science
416
Chemistry
360
Sociology
348
Mathematics
314
Materials science
296
Business
286
Political science
249
Economics
195
Geology
182
Physics
165
History
148
Geography
127
Art
105
Engineering
102
Environmental science
92
Philosophy
65

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History583381
Business6129,333
Psychology64430,699
Art684203
Political science6932,096
Sociology7024,381
Geography8452,710
Geology9023,176
Economics10603,155
Philosophy120070
Mathematics12056,203
Computer science13236,613
Physics13723,550
Biology137815,136
Medicine14688,639
Environmental science15301,727
Materials science17635,055
Chemistry17718,298
Engineering18221,418

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199040177
199168210
199264241
199384287
199483331
199579402
199685498
199791574
1998100705
199994740
20001101006
20011021163
20021271384
2003981583
20041321951
20051402375
20061602899
20071733411
20081834018
20092214806
20102325277
20112406350
20122116863
20132438051
20142018388
20152548284
20162377923
20172607884
20182516746
20193107988
20203059159

General info

Alternative namesMSU
Founded1905
WikipediaMissouri State University
Colorsmaroon, white
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-July)
Total FTE staff2,378
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address901 S National Avenue
Springfield, Missouri, 65897
United States
City population159,000
Phone4178365000
Fax+1 (417) 836 7656

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