Missouri Southern State University


Joplin, MO

Missouri Southern State University SnackAbility

6.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Competitive
4/10
Diversity
5/10
The Town
5/10
Cost
8.5/10
Debt
7/10
Career Earnings
8/10
Job Prospects
8/10

Missouri Southern State University Info Snack

Missouri Southern State University is a public, state university located in Joplin, in the U.S. state of Missouri. Missouri Southern State University was formerly Missouri Southern State College and is also known as Missouri Southern, MSSU, or MoSo for short. Established in 1937 as Joplin Junior College, Missouri Southern became a four-year college in 1968 and became a state-assisted four-year college known as Missouri Southern State College in 1977. In 2003, the Missouri General Assembly authorized the renaming of the college to Missouri Southern State University-Joplin, and in 2005 the university dropped Joplin from its name.

Undergraduates
5,785
Admission Rate
94.1%
Median Debt
$10,544
Average Net Cost
$14,430
In-state Tuition
$5,523
Out-of-state Tuition
$10,480
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