#4280 Overall Influence #786 Desirability Rank

Missouri Southern State University

Public university in southwest Missouri

Missouri Southern State University Rankings

From Wikipedia

Missouri Southern State University is a public university in Joplin, Missouri, United States. It was established in 1937 as Joplin Junior College.History Missouri Southern State University was founded in 1937 as Joplin Junior College. At its conception, Joplin Junior College had 114 students and only 9 faculty members. In 1964, residents of Jasper County, Missouri approved a $2.5 million bond issue to begin construction on a new campus, where the university is currently located. The new campus opened in the fall of 1967 with 2,399 students and 95 faculty members. In 1977, the school was renamed Missouri Southern State College and officially became a state-assisted four-year college and part of the state of Missouri's higher education system. In 2003, the Missouri General Assembly authorized the renaming of the college to Missouri Southern State University - Joplin; in 2005 the university dropped Joplin from its name.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

2,034

Acceptance

98%

Graduation Rate

32%

Median SAT Score

990

Median ACT Score

21

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$7,462

Fees (in-state)

$0

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$38,100

Employed

85%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

4K

Under-Grads

4K

Graduates

0K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

3950 E. Newman Road, Joplin MO 64801-1595

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

6 per 100K

Violent Crime

0 per 100K

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

73 per 100K

Violent Crime

6 per 100K

What is Missouri Southern State University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#4173 World Rank
Education
#2983 World Rank
Business
#1880 World Rank
Chemistry
#3194 World Rank
Medical
#2610 World Rank
History
#3119 World Rank
Law
#2760 World Rank
Mathematics
#1089 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#4935 World Rank
Biology
#2546 World Rank
Communications
#4574 World Rank
Computer Science
#2333 World Rank
Nursing
#2718 World Rank
Psychology
#7317 World Rank
Political Science
#9925 World Rank
Literature
#8554 World Rank
Physics
#7992 World Rank
Sociology
#7065 World Rank
Social Work

Other areas of influence

#3946 World Rank
Economics
#4173 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#4964 World Rank
Religious Studies
#6043 World Rank
Philosophy
#6245 World Rank
Anthropology
#6365 World Rank
Engineering

Influential People

Who are Missouri Southern State University's Most influential alumni?

Missouri Southern State University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Chemistry, and Nursing

Sheryl E Arambula

Researcher

Dave Wommack

American football coach

Larry Gene Taylor

American politician

Ken Henderson

College baseball coach

Gary Nodler

American politician

Ron Richard

American politician

Jeff Speakman

Jeff Speakman

American actor

Charles S. Henry

Researcher

William L. Webster

American politician and criminal

Robert M. Weaver

Antonio Latimer

Puerto Rican basketball player

J. Eddie Peck

Actor