Best answer: When did Missouri Southern become a university?

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:

  1. An ACT composite score of 28 or above OR SAT score (CR + M) of 1300 or above.
  2. Top 10% of high school class.
  3. A GPA of at least 3.7 (on a 4.0 scale) in high school course work.
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