#1286 Overall Influence #1219 Desirability Rank

Missouri State University

Public university in Springfield, Missouri

From Wikipedia

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 enrollment of 23,502 in the fall semester of 2020. The schools also operates a campus in West Plains, Missouri offering associate degrees. A bachelor's degree in business is offered at Liaoning Normal University in China. The university also operates a fruit research station in Mountain Grove, Missouri and a Department of Defense and Strategic Studies program in Fairfax, Virginia.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

9,591

Acceptance

87%

Graduation Rate

58%

Median SAT Score

1140

Median ACT Score

24

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$6,840

Fees (in-state)

$1,098

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

17K

Under-Grads

15K

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

#790 World Rank
Business
#1284 World Rank
Education
#946 World Rank
Political Science
#634 World Rank
Communications
#1599 World Rank
Biology
#952 World Rank
Mathematics
#1024 World Rank
History
#2289 World Rank
Medical
#1943 World Rank
Literature
#1607 World Rank
Chemistry
#1562 World Rank
Religious Studies
#1159 World Rank
Psychology
#3470 World Rank
Engineering
#2538 World Rank
Computer Science
#1795 World Rank
Economics
#1504 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#2476 World Rank
Physics
#952 World Rank
Anthropology
#2043 World Rank
Nursing
#2871 World Rank
Philosophy
#1750 World Rank
Sociology
#2152 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#2742 World Rank
Social Work

Other areas of influence

#1456 World 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 Communications, Business, and Political Science

Randy Richards

Jamaican-born offensive lineman

Orville Pottenger

American football player and coach

Wendy Jo Smith

American rap-artist, singer and comedian

Deidre Goodwin

American actor and television actor

Kevin P. Engler

American politician

Frank Barnitz

American politician

Jarmar Gulley

American professional basketball player born 1991

Jennifer L Beaumont

Researcher

Stephen Martines

American actor

Steve Watson

American-football player

Eric Burlison

American politician

Matt Palmer

Matt Palmer

American baseball player