Missouri Southern State University

489 reviews
  1. Joplin, MO
  2. 4 Year
C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    C
  2. Value
    C
  3. Diversity
    C+
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    C-
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    B-
Missouri Southern State University is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association
Address
3950 E. Newman Road
Joplin, MO 64801
Website

Missouri Southern State University Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
96%
SAT Range
Data not available
ACT Range
18-24
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Recommended

Cost

Net Price
$8,700/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $7,161/ year
  • $30-48k
    $7,811/ year
  • $49-75k
    $8,956/ year
  • $76-110k
    $10,530/ year
  • $110k+
    $11,092/ year

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
65%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.26 responses
67%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.21 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.21 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,140Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
24%
Pell Grant
52%
Varsity Athletes
8%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 11 responses
Report
  • Leader
    55%
  • Average
    45%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
Poll
50%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene.30 responses
Poll
54%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.41 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 9 responses
Report
  • LIONS
    78%
  • Pride
    22%

After Missouri Southern State University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$32,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
37%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%
92%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.12 responses

Reviews

489 reviews
  • Excellent
    79
  • Very Good
    164
  • Average
    173
  • Poor
    47
  • Terrible
    26
The trio program is amazing. And the teachers are great.
  • College Freshman
  • 3 months ago
My overall experience with MSSU is great. I enjoy the atmosphere and students and professors. I am glad I made the decision to go here and look forward to what the next three years hold.
  • College Sophomore
  • 3 months ago
School fine, it just the professors. You have our good and and you have your bad. Some are there to help and some are in it for themselves.
  • College Senior
  • 4 months ago