Missouri Southern State University was founded in 1937 as Joplin Junior College. At its conception, Joplin Junior College had 114 students and only 9 faculty members.
Is Missouri Southern State University a good school?
Missouri Southern State University is ranked #57 in Regional Colleges Midwest. Schools are ranked according to their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence.
Is Missouri a Southern state or Midwest?
Missouri typically is categorized as both a Midwestern and a southern state. The region was split on Union and Confederate issues during the Civil War. A small region of the state is called Little Dixie for the influx of southerners that settled there.
Is Missouri Southern State University a party school?
Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
How do I get into Mssu?
Incoming freshmen must meet one of the following eligibility criteria in order to apply:
- An ACT composite score of 28 or above OR SAT score (CR + M) of 1300 or above.
- Top 10% of high school class.
- A GPA of at least 3.7 (on a 4.0 scale) in high school course work.