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Freshmen Admission Requirements

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Citizens of other countries are encouraged to investigate International Admission requirements.


Admission Process | Admission Requirements | Common Checklist for all Applicants

Current High School Students | Home School Students | High School Graduates - Under 21 | High School Graduates - 21+ years of age | GED Students

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Admission requirements depend on your age and educational background.

The following information is for citizens or permanent residents of the United States.

Admission Process

The admission process should begin in the fall of your senior year in high school. Here's our suggested admission timeline:

September through December
January through March
April through July

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Admission Requirements

Once your application packet is complete, it will be reviewed to see if you meet admission requirements.
Applications packets that do not meet the following requirements automatically go to the review committee.

To be admitted you must have:

Common Core Requirements

English/Language Arts - 4 units 
Social Studies - 3 units 
Mathematics - 4  units
Science - 3 units 
Fine Arts - 1 unit 
Additional Coursework - 3 units 
Electives - 6 units 

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Checklist for all Applicants

See your classification for additional transcript, ACT/SAT score submission information.

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Current High-School Students

1. Checklist for all applicants

2. Submit your high school-transcript. It must:

Mailing: Transcript must come to MSSU directly from the high school in a sealed envelope to:

MSSU-Admissions
3950 E Newman Road
Joplin MO 64801

Faxing: Fax directly from your high school to:

417.659.4429


Check with your high school to see if your scores are included on your transcript. If they are NOT on your transcript, contact ACT to have a copy sent to MSSU.

3. Provide ACT/SAT scores:

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Home-School Students

1. Checklist for all applicants

2. Submit a copy of your transcript. It must :

3. Provide ACT scores:

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High-School Graduates Under 21

1. Checklist for all applicants

2. Submit a copy of your final high-school transcript containing:

Mailing: Transcript must come to MSSU directly from the high school in a sealed envelope to:

MSSU-Admissions
3950 E Newman Road
Joplin MO 64801

Faxing: Fax directly from your high school to:

417.659.4429


You may have to contact ACT to have a copy of your scores to MSSU.

3. Provide ACT scores:

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High-School Graduates 21+ years of age

1. Checklist for all applicants

2. Submit a copy of your final high-school transcript containing:

Mailing: Transcript must come to MSSU directly from the high school in a sealed envelope to:

MSSU-Admissions
3950 E Newman Road
Joplin MO 64801

Faxing: Fax directly from your high school to:

417.659.4429


GED Students

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1. Checklist for all applicants

2. Submit a copy of your GED scores:

3. If you are under the age of 21:

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