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FOUNDED: 1937

NAME: Missouri Southern State University

LOCATION: 3950 E. Newman Rd., Joplin, Missouri, USA 64801-1595

ENROLLMENT:

  • Total Enrollment: 5,613 (Fall 2014)
  • Undergraduate Enrollment: 5,561 
  • Graduate enrollment: 52

MINORITY ENROLLMENT: 19 percent (Fall 2014)

GENDER ENROLLMENT: Male 42 percent; Female 58 percent (Fall 2014)

STUDENT AGE:  70 percent 24 and younger; 30 percent 25 and above (Fall 2014)

TUITION AND FEES: Visit Bursar's Office for Tuition and Fee Information

Land Area: 373 Acres

Mascot: Lion

ATHLETICS:
NCAA Division II

ATHLETIC CONFERENCE:
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association

ALMA MATER:
Read history of Alma Mater and view musical score.

MSSU Alma Mater

Fight Song:

Read the lyrics and learn about the history of the fight Song here.

Listen to our Fight Song (MSSU Chamber Singers Performance)

Download the Fight Song (MSSU Chamber Singers Performance)

Listen to our Fight Song (Instrumental)

Download the Fight Song (Instrumental)

COLORS:
Green (PMS 349 or CMYK - C 90, m 31, y 96, k 2) and
Gold (PMS 129 or CMYK - C 1, m 16, y 77, k 0)

WEBSITE COLORS:
Green - View hexidecimal #004000
Gold - View hexidecimal #FFF5CC

STUDENT:FACULTY RATIO: 19:1

AVERAGE ACT COMPOSITE SCORE: 21.1

AVERAGE UNDERGRADUATE CLASS SIZE: 25

ACADEMIC CENTERS:

  • School of Arts & Sciences
  • Robert W. Plaster School of Business
  • School of Education
  • School of Health Sciences, Public Safety and Technology
  • Graduate Studies
  • Distance/Online Learning

PLUS -

MSSU is a proud member of the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce

 Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce

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