Missouri State University - Springfield Teaching Programs
Missouri State University - Springfield is a public institution located in Springfield, Missouri. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.
Missouri State University - Springfield Rankings
Missouri State holds the #6 spot on the Best Colleges in Missouri ranking.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Missouri State.
Where Is Missouri State University - Springfield?
Contact details for Missouri State are given below.
|Address:||901 S National Avenue, Springfield, MO 65897|
How Do I Get Into Missouri State?
You can apply to Missouri State online at: https://www.missouristate.edu/futurestudents/applynow.aspx
Admission Requirements for Missouri State
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Missouri State?
Approximately 35% of accepted students are men and 65% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 85%, and the acceptance rate for women is 87%.
Average Test Scores
About 9% of students accepted to Missouri State submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 610. Math scores were between 510 and 610.
Can I Afford Missouri State University - Springfield?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Missouri State, approximately 53% of students took out student loans averaging $7,178 a year. That adds up to $28,712 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Missouri State is 6.6%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Missouri State University - Springfield Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 3,884 graduate students at the school.
Of the 13,128 full-time undergraduates at Missouri State, 40% are male and 60% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Missouri State University - Springfield students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||527|
|Hispanic or Latino||554|
Missouri students aren't the only ones who study at Missouri State University - Springfield. At this time, 33 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 84 countries are represented at Missouri State. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and India.
Online Learning at Missouri State University - Springfield
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Missouri State has changed over the last few years.
This school is the most popular in Missouri for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of Missouri State
During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Missouri State University - Springfield was $7,060 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $13,930. The following table shows how Missouri State is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Agricultural Teacher Education||#7||#1|
|Counselor Education/School Counseling & Guidance Services||#10||#10|
|Teacher Development & Methodology||#30||#10|
|Reading Teacher Education||#34||#13|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||#46||#49|
|Instructional Media Design||#67||#55|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||#70||#42|
|General Special Education||#73||#43|
Online Growth Rankings of Missouri State
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Missouri State University - Springfield was 24.8%. This is the #695 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Missouri State regardless of major.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Missouri State ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Missouri State.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Missouri State University - Springfield Teaching Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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