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Missouri State University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Contact Information

Address: 901 South National Avenue, Springfield, MO
Phone Number: (417) 836-5000

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $5,738 $5,988 $6,262 $6,276 0.2%
Out-of-state $10,658 $11,088 $11,542 $11,556 0.1%
Books and supplies $800 $800 $900 $900 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $5,178 $5,416 $5,686 $5,952 4.7%
Other $3,401 $3,500 $3,500 $3,500 0.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $15,117 $15,704 $16,348 $16,628 1.7%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $20,037 $20,804 $21,628 $21,908 1.3%
 

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Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $35
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 8,947 3,645 5,301
Percent admitted 52% 52% 52%
Percent admitted who enrolled 57% 58% 56%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
ACT 2,509 94%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
ACT Composite 21 27
ACT English 21 28
ACT Math 20 26

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1915 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education
Didactic Program in Dietetics 7/1/1975 -   Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PTA) - Professional programs for the physical therapist 4/30/2003 -   Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs 10/1/1988 -   Accredited
Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs 3/1/1997 - 12/31/2006 Resigned
Clinical doctoral program in Audiology 11/1/2002 -   Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 10/9/2004 -   Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels 10/9/2004 -   Accredited
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the certificate, master's, or doctoral degree level 10/1/1952 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1967 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 3/1/1998 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 1/1/1965 -   Accredited