Missouri State University
#893 Overall Influence#1219 Desirability Rank

Missouri State University

Public university in Springfield, Missouri

Missouri State University Rankings

    Missouri State University , formerly Southwest Missouri State University, is a public university in Springfield, Missouri. Founded in 1905 as the Fourth District Normal School, it is the state’s second largest university campus by enrollment, with an official enrollment of 23,450 in the fall semester of 2019. The Springfield campus is one of two degree-granting institutions operated by the school, the other being a two-year campus in West Plains, Missouri. An associate degree in arts and a bachelor’s degree in business is offered at Liaoning Normal University in China. In addition to its main campus, MSU maintains a fruit research station in Mountain Grove, Missouri and the Department of Defense and Strategic Studies program in Fairfax, Virginia.

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    Admissions

    What does this school look for?

    Annual Applications

    8,988

    Acceptance

    85%

    Graduation Rate

    55%

    Median SAT Score

    1119

    Median ACT Score

    23

    Costs

    How much does it cost to attend?

    Tuition (in-state)

    $6,360

    Fees (in-state)

    $1,016

    After Graduation

    Averages for 10 years after enrolling

    Avg Earnings

    $44,500

    Employed

    90%

    Campus Life

    What's it like to attend this school?

    The People

    Full time on-campus stats

    Student Body

    18K

    Under-Grads

    16K

    Graduates

    2K

    The Campus

    Where will you be attending?

    Location

    901 S National Avenue, Springfield MO 65897

    City Crime Rates

    Property Crime

    85 per 100k

    Violent Crime

    13 per 100k

    What is Missouri 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

    #96 World Rank #47 USA Rank
    Religious Studies
    #514 World Rank #284 USA Rank
    History
    #682 World Rank #411 USA Rank
    Business
    #1067 World Rank #427 USA Rank
    Sociology
    #1236 World Rank #583 USA Rank
    Political Science
    #997 World Rank #599 USA Rank
    Nursing
    #1813 World Rank #620 USA Rank
    Mathematics
    #1548 World Rank #633 USA Rank
    Medical
    #1626 World Rank #654 USA Rank
    Anthropology
    #1180 World Rank #678 USA Rank
    Communications
    #2188 World Rank #728 USA Rank
    Chemistry
    #1610 World Rank #729 USA Rank
    Education
    #1439 World Rank #784 USA Rank
    Psychology
    #3285 World Rank #1297 USA Rank
    Biology
    #3986 World Rank #1339 USA Rank
    Computer Science

    Other areas of influence

    #1455 World Rank #713 USA Rank
    Law

    Influential People

    Who are Missouri State University's Most influential alumni?

    Missouri State University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Religious Studies, History, and Business. Missouri State University’s most academically influential people include John Goodman, Kathleen Turner, and Jim Bohannon.

    John Goodman
    John Goodman

    American actor, voice artist, and comedian

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    Kathleen Turner
    Kathleen Turner

    American actress

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    Jim Bohannon

    Talk radio host

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    Adel Al-Hussain

    Saudi Arabian novelist

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    Lester R. Ford
    Lester R. Ford

    American mathematician

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    Tess Harper

    American actress

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    Carla Green

    American neurobiologist and chronobiologist

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    Scott Carroll
    Scott Carroll

    American baseball player

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    Bill Mueller
    Bill Mueller

    American baseball player and coach

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    Stephen Martines

    American actor

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    David Glass
    David Glass

    American businessman and baseball team owner

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    Frank J. Grass
    Frank J. Grass

    United States general

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