Missouri State University is a public university system with students who come from all over Missouri, the nation and the world.

Academic Programs

  • Engineering
  • Science
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


If you will be first time new in college after graduating from an accredited high school, homeschool, or completing the General Educational Development (GED) or the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) examination, you are considered a Freshman applicant.


If you have enrolled in another college or university following graduation from high school (with the exception of the summer immediately following your graduation), graduation from being homeschooled or completing the General Educational Development (GED) or the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) examination you will be considered a transfer applicant.

Additional Information

You are thinking about how to pay for your Missouri State education. WE CAN HELP. College is the first step in your future success, and we know it’s a major investment. For more than 100 years, Missouri State’s philosophy has been: A quality college education should be within the financial reach of all students. Our total costs are lower than most other universities in the state and well below the national average. We invite you to compare. Our scholarship deadlines vary. We offer scholarships for freshman, transfer as well as an Out-of-State Tuition Waiver (full waiver of out-of-state tuition).
Did you know that Missouri State is ranked among the lowest in student loan debt in Missouri and the nation? 
Source: LendEDU

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A PLACE THAT MAKES A STATEMENT THIS BIG? YOU HAVE TO EXPERIENCE IT IN PERSON! Set up a visit that works for you, and customize your time on campus. You can experience the places where you will be learning, studying, living, eating and hanging out. We can also arrange visits with professors in your areas of interest. Our University Ambassadors will show you all around our welcoming, friendly campus.  

Admissions office

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901 South National Avenue
Springfield, MO 65897, United States of America

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