Missouri Southern State University Graduate School

Missouri Southern State University (referred to as Missouri Southern) is a Public, 4 years school located in Joplin, MO.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Missouri Southern is $6,300 for Missouri residents and $6,300 for out-of-state students. The school has 92 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,144 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Missouri Southern State University (referred to as Missouri Southern) is a Public, 4 years school located in Joplin, MO.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1949 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Missouri Southern Directory Information
School NameMissouri Southern State University (Missouri Southern)
Address3950 E. Newman Road, Joplin, MO 64801-1595
Phone866-818-6778
Webhttps://www.mssu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://mssu.force.com/onlineapplication/TX_SiteLogin?startURL=%2Fonlineapplication%2FTargetX_Portal__PB
Financial Infohttps://www.mssu.edu/financial-aid/index.php
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Missouri Southern is $6,300 for Missouri residents and $6,300 for out-of-state students. The school has 92 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,144 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 114 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate and Master's. Among them, 7 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$6,300
$6,300 for Missouri Residents
Student Population92
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate and Master's
Number of Programs114 graduate programs
(7 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Missouri Southern is $6,300 in average for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $350.
Missouri Southern offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Missouri Residents$6,300
Out-of-State$6,300
Tuition per Credit Hour
Missouri Residents$350
Out-of-State$350
Missouri Southern offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)7 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Missouri Southern State University is $6,300. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2018-2019$6,300-
2019-2020$6,300-
2020-2021$6,300-
2021-2022$6,300-
2022-2023$6,300-
The graduate school tuition & fees of Missouri Southern is very inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in Missouri. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Missouri graduate tuition is $17,382 (public) / $13,756 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Missouri Southern State University$6,300
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Missouri Graduate Schools$12,498$15,001
Public$9,459$17,382
Private$13,756
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $11,921 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Missouri Southern.
On-campus living costs are decreased by -0.48% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $11,405. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.06% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$7,004$3,328$6,652$3,938
2019-2020$7,137$3,338$6,843$3,978
2020-2021$7,209$3,389$7,108$4,029
2021-2022$7,678$3,459$7,106$4,069
2022-2023$7,624$3,459$7,108$4,297
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $350 at Missouri Southern State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2018-2019$350
2019-2020$350
2020-2021$350
2021-2022$350
2022-2023$350

Graduate Programs at Missouri Southern

Missouri Southern State University offers 7 graduate programs for Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 58 students have completed their study at Missouri Southern State University.
Offered Degrees at Missouri Southern State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree6256
Post Bachelor's Degree102
Total7258
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Missouri Southern State University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Music Pedagogy program with 2 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 29 completers.
Missouri Southern State University offers 7 programs through Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 58 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 56 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 2 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 17 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction14-
Educational Leadership and Administration3-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor--
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (1 completers) --
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies--
Business [+] 39 completers-
Business Administration and Management29-
Accounting10-
Total56
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
--
Total2

Graduate Student Population at Missouri Southern

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 92 students enrolled into Missouri Southern State University graduate schools where it has total 4,144 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 22 full-time and 70 part-time graduate students. By gender, 34 male and 58 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total923458
Full-time22715
Part-tme702743
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 73 White (79.35%), 4 Black/African American (4.35%), 5 Hispanic (5.43%), 1 Asian (1.09%), and 9 students with other races. 1 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total923458
American Indian/Native American615
Asian110
Black/African American422
Hispanic532
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White732548
Two More110
Un-Known110
Non-resident Alien101
Missouri Southern State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 72 graduate students (78.26% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 8 graduate students (8.70% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total92
Enrolled Online Exclusively72
Enrolled Some Online Courses8
Not in Online Courses12
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Missouri Southern State University. 31 students are aged 20 to 24 (33.70% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (1.09%), 5 students are aged above 50 (5.43%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Missouri Southern State University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total923458
Age 18-19101
Age 20-21101
Age 22-24301515
Age 25-2918414
Age 30-341578
Age 35-39734
Age 40-4915411
Age 50-64514

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