Missouri State University-Springfield Graduate Schools

Missouri State University-Springfield is a Public, 4 years school located in Springfield, MO. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Missouri State University-Springfield is $6,858 for Missouri residents and $12,618 for out-of-state students. The school has 3,884 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 23,505 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Missouri State University-Springfield is a Public, 4 years school located in Springfield, MO. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1915 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Missouri State University-Springfield Directory Information
School NameMissouri State University-Springfield
Address901 S National Avenue, Springfield, MO 65897
Phone417-836-5000
Webhttps://www.missouristate.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.missouristate.edu/futurestudents/applynow.aspx
Financial Infohttps://www.missouristate.edu/FinancialAid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Missouri State University-Springfield is $6,858 for Missouri residents and $12,618 for out-of-state students. The school has 3,884 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 23,505 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 233 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 6 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$12,618
$6,858 for Missouri Residents
Student Population3,884
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs233 graduate programs
(6 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio20 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Missouri State University-Springfield is $6,858 for Missouri residents and $12,618 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $320 for Missouri residents and $640 for out-of-state students.
Missouri State University-Springfield offers the alternative tuition plans.
Missouri State University-Springfield 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, remedial services, 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)6 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Missouri State University-Springfield is $6,858 for Missouri residents and $12,618 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 4.78% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Missouri ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$4,824$1,006$9,702$1,006
2018-2019$5,022$1,016$10,098$1,016
2019-2020$5,202$1,048$10,476$1,048
2020-2021$5,436$1,098$10,944$1,098
2021-2022$5,760$1,098$11,520$1,098
The graduate school tuition & fees of Missouri State University-Springfield is relatively inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in Missouri. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Missouri graduate tuition is $16,815 (public) / $13,711 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Missouri State University-Springfield$6,858$12,618
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Missouri Graduate Schools$12,458$14,867
Public$9,149$16,815
Private$13,711
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $13,674 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Missouri State University-Springfield. On-campus living costs are increased by 1.53% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,674. Off-campus living costs are increased by 1.53% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$8,537$4,119$8,537$4,119
2018-2019$8,755$4,401$8,755$4,401
2019-2020$9,128$3,855$9,128$3,855
2020-2021$9,284$4,184$9,284$4,184
2021-2022$9,436$4,238$9,436$4,238
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $320 for Missouri residents and $640 for other students at Missouri State University-Springfield. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 5.26% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Missouri ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$268$539
2018-2019$279$561
2019-2020$289$582
2020-2021$302$608
2021-2022$320$640

Graduate Programs at Missouri State University-Springfield

Missouri State University-Springfield offers 110 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, 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, 1,939 students have completed their study at Missouri State University-Springfield.
Offered Degrees at Missouri State University-Springfield
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree5401,279
Doctor's degree - other40149
Post Bachelor's Degree496490
Post Master's Degree3021
Total11061,939
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Missouri State University-Springfield by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Business Administration and Management program with 122 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 332 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Nurse Anesthetist program with 65 completers.
Missouri State University-Springfield offers 110 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,939 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,279 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 149 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 490 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 21 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 10 completers-
Plant Sciences10-
Communication and Journalism [+] 12 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric12-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 34 completers-
Computer Science16-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance18-
Education [+] 209 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration20$41,800
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration11-
Educational/Instructional Technology16-
Special Education and Teaching12$36,900
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs2-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services30$36,900
Elementary Education and Teaching23-
Secondary Education and Teaching16-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels17-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)20-
Reading Teacher Education42-
Engineering Technology [+] 38 completers-
Engineering/Industrial Management38-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 2 completers-
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services (other)2-
Work and Family Studies [+] 33 completers-
Child Development33-
English Language and Literature [+] 26 completers-
English Language and Literature19-
Creative Writing7-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 15 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences12-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology3-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 6 completers-
Mathematics6-
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences [+] 27 completers-
Intelligence0-
Strategic Intelligence27-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 18 completers-
Natural Sciences11-
International/Global Studies7-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 3 completers-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (other)3-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 4 completers-
Religion/Religious Studies4-
Physical Sciences [+] 31 completers-
Chemistry8-
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)11-
Materials Science12-
Psychology [+] 25 completers-
Psychology18-
Clinical Psychology7-
Human Services [+] 133 completers-
Public Administration70-
Social Work63$40,700
Social Sciences [+] 21 completers-
Criminology21-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 30 completers-
Digital Arts3-
Music27-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 165 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist30-
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management30-
Physician Assistant27-
Athletic Training/Trainer20-
Public Health15-
Public Health Education and Promotion4-
Maternal and Child Health5-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist25-
Dietetics/Dietitian6-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse3$166,200
Business [+] 366 completers-
Business Administration and Management332$55,400
Accounting34$49,900
History [+] 36 completers-
History36-
Total1,279
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 149 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist13-
Physical Therapy/Therapist40-
Nurse Anesthetist65-
Nursing Practice31-
Total149
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] (1 completers) 17 completers-
Radio and Television2-
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication15-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Information Technology1-
Computer Science2-
Education [+] (2 completers) 100 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction13-
Educational/Instructional Technology6-
Special Education and Teaching4-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities6-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism5-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services5-
Secondary Education and Teaching3-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)8-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education1-
Reading Teacher Education7-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education2-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor40-
Engineering Technology [+] 42 completers-
Engineering/Industrial Management42-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 6 completers-
Language Interpretation and Translation3-
Applied Linguistics3-
English Language and Literature [+] 3 completers-
Creative Writing2-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing1-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Molecular Biology4-
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences [+] 30 completers-
Intelligence0-
Strategic Intelligence30-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 44 completers-
Accounting and Computer Science2-
Dispute Resolution16-
Sustainability Studies1-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)25-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] (1 completers) 14 completers-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management14-
Physical Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)14-
Psychology [+] 16 completers-
Experimental Psychology15-
Forensic Psychology1-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (1 completers) 15 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration2-
Homeland Security6-
7-
Human Services [+] 4 completers-
Public Administration3-
Public Policy Analysis1-
Social Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Development Economics and International Development1-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 9 completers-
Playwriting and Screenwriting5-
Voice and Opera4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 26 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist2-
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management3-
Public Health8-
Dietetics/Dietitian13-
Business [+] 142 completers-
Business Administration and Management122-
Accounting3-
Hospitality Administration/Management (other)5-
Information Resources Management11-
Insurance1-
Total490
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 21 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration8-
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement8-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)5-
Total21

Graduate Student Population at Missouri State University-Springfield

For academic year 2021-2022, total 3,884 students enrolled into Missouri State University-Springfield graduate schools where it has total 23,505 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,702 full-time and 2,182 part-time graduate students. By gender, 1,411 male and 2,473 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
Total3,8841,4112,473
Full-time1,7025941,108
Part-tme2,1828171,365
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 2,986 White (76.88%), 133 Black/African American (3.42%), 159 Hispanic (4.09%), 112 Asian (2.88%), and 494 students with other races. 275 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,8841,4112,473
American Indian/Native American21912
Asian1124765
Black/African American1336073
Hispanic1596792
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander422
White2,9869971,989
Two More983959
Un-Known965739
Non-resident Alien275133142
Missouri State University-Springfield offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,846 graduate students (47.53% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 955 graduate students (24.59% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total3,884
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,846
Enrolled Some Online Courses955
Not in Online Courses1,083
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Missouri State University-Springfield. 1,393 students are aged 20 to 24 (35.87% of total students), 200 students are aged above 50 (5.15%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Missouri State University-Springfield.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,8841,4112,473
Age 20-21591148
Age 22-241,334408926
Age 25-29923360563
Age 30-34532219313
Age 35-39387166221
Age 40-49442173269
Age 50-6418060120
Over 6420128
Age Un-Known725

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