Missouri Southern State University

Missouri Southern State University is one of the thirteen public 4-year colleges in Missouri. The campus is located in an urban area, in Joplin.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 6,174 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 1,012 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 658 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 65%). Every year 33% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Missouri Southern State University’s in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $5,501, and fees were $566. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $11,002 and $566 respectively.