Lion Pride Tuition Discount
program even better!

Lion Pride Tuition Discount for in-state tuition now includes all of Arkansas, Kansas and Oklahoma plus six additional counties in Illinois (See list). Watch the video below to learn more, then share this great opportunity with your family and friends!


"Lion Pride Tuition Discount has made it possible for me to attend the school I want, receive the degree I want, and focus on achieving my career goals; all the while, staying close to home."

Sydney Marsellis, Owasso, OK (Communication-Public Relations Major)

Sydney Marsellis
  • You qualify for this great tuition offer if you live in Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma or the following counties in Illinois:
    • Adams, Bond, Brown, Calhoun, Cass, Clinton, Cook, DuPage, Greene, Grundy, Jersey, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, Macoupin, Madison, Marion, McHenry, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Perry, Pike, Randolph, Sangamon, St. Clair, Scott, Washington, Will.
  • Plus, you can still receive university and academic scholarships in addition to your in-state tuition rate.
  • Our new Lion Pride Tuition Discount plan makes Missouri Southern State University the most affordable four-year university in the state.
  • Earn a degree from one of our nationally accredited programs at an in-state rate.

You come to Southern for a great education and we deliver, with four schools (Arts & Sciences, the Robert W. Plaster School of Business Administration, Health Sciences, and Education) and nearly hundreds of degree options.

Quality? Here’s proof:

  • 100% pass rate on the National Radiologic Technologists Certification Exam
  • 100% pass rate on the Registered Nurse Exams
  • 100% pass rate on the Missouri Certification Exam for Environmental Health
  • Two faculty members among only 525 individuals in the world who are Certified Global Business Professionals
  • First in students passing the entire CPA exam compared with other regional universities offering undergraduate degrees in accounting.