Missouri Southern State University

public university Estd 1937
Joplin, Missouri, USA
Missouri Southern State University

Missouri Southern State University (MSSU) was established as Joplin Junior College held in the Joplin High School in 1937. The college was overseen by the University of Missouri’s extension division and H.E. Blaine was appointed as its first dean. It was renamed as Jasper County Junior College in 1964. In 1965, legislation was passed forming the four-year institution called Missouri Southern College.

The new 320-acre campus was opened under the supervision of the first president Dr. Leon C. Billingsly in 1967. The college became Missouri Southern State College in 1972. It was granted the status of a university and received its current name in 2003. Currently, the university holds the accreditation of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Located in Joplin, Missouri, in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains, the University is within minutes from some of the greatest scenery and waterways in the nation. It consists of numerous administrative, academic and recreational buildings that offer hosts of amenities. Spiva Library, the campus’ first building, contains lots of books and archives that can be accessed by the students. Reynolds Hall houses the departments of chemical and physical sciences, biology, and environmental health and mathematics. Hearnes Hall is the main administrative building. Fine Arts Building is home to art and music departments and the Spiva Gallery. Other important buildings include Billingsly Student Centre, Kuhn Hall, Ummel Technology Centre, Mills Anderson Justice Centre, and Julio S. Leon Health Sciences Centre.

Missouri Southern serves over 5,000 students in 140 plus academic programs. It houses many international students from across the globe and a team of distinguished and highly qualified faculty members. The student-faculty ratio at the university is 19:1. The university is also home to many student organizations that offer facilities for various extracurricular activities. It provides students with various career services that assist them in pursuing their professional goals.

MSSU has a number of notable and successful alumni. Allen Barbre and Richard Jordan are professional footballers who have played in the NFL. Bob Beatty coaches the football team Trinity Shamrocks. Lonny Chapman was a popular actor known for appearing on several drama series broadcasted on television. Janet L. Kavandi is an astronaut at NASA and a scientist currently serving as the NASA Glenn Research Center’s Director. Gary Nodler used to be a Missouri State Senator. J. Eddie Peck is a famous actor best known for playing the role of Jake Martin in ‘All My Children’ and Cole Howard in ‘The Young and the Restless’. Jeff Speakman is an actor and a martial artist.

Certificate of Entrepreneurship
  • Duration - 1 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 4.7 Lakh

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Certificate in Emergency Medical Technician
  • Duration - 6 Months
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 2.6 Lakh

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Master of Science in Dental Hygiene
  • Duration - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 5.3 Lakh

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BS in Computer Information Science (Information Systems)
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 8.1 Lakh

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BS in Biology (Pre-Veterinary)
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 8 Lakh

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BS in Health Science (Business/Life-Health Science)
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 8.1 Lakh

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BS in Health Science (Dental Hygiene)
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 8 Lakh

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Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene
  • Duration - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 11.7 Lakh

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Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology
  • Duration - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 85
  • Fees - INR 11.1 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in CIS Options
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 8.1 Lakh

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BS in Business Administration (Accounting)
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 10.9 Lakh

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BS in Biology (Physical/Occupational Therapy)
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 8 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health and Safety
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 8.1 Lakh

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BS in Business Administration (General Business)
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 10.9 Lakh

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BS in Logistics
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 10.9 Lakh

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Bachelor of Arts in French
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 8.1 Lakh

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BS in Computer Information Science (Computational Mathematics)
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 10.9 Lakh

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Associate of Science in Computer Information Science
  • Duration - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 10.9 Lakh

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Master of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Duration - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 3.9 Lakh

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Associate of Science in Respiratory Therapy
  • Duration - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 10.9 Lakh

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BS in Pre-Medical Technology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 8.4 Lakh

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BS in Computer Information Science (Information Technology)
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 10.9 Lakh

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BS in Biology (Pre-Dentistry)
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 8 Lakh

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Certificate in Paramedic
  • Duration - 6 Months
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 9.8 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science (BS) in Chemistry
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 8.1 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S.Ed.) majoring in Chemistry
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 9.1 Lakh

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BS in Health Science (Paramedic)
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 8 Lakh

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Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Duration - 1.5 to 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 4.9 Lakh

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Bachelor Science in Computer Information Science and Biology - Bioinformatics Option
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 8.1 Lakh

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BS in Health Science (Radiologic Technology)
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 8 Lakh

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BS in Business Administration (Economics)
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 8.1 Lakh

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BS in Biology (Pre-Optometry)
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 8 Lakh

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BS in Biology (Pre-Medicine)
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 8 Lakh

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Master of Science in Education - Instructional Technology
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : Accepted, TOEFL : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 4.9 Lakh

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BS in Business Administration (Finance)
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 10.9 Lakh

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BS in Computer Information Science (Computer Forensics)
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 10.9 Lakh

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BS in Business Administration (International Business)
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 10.9 Lakh

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BS in Health Science (Respiratory Therapy)
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 8 Lakh

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BS in Nursing
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 8 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Biology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 8.1 Lakh

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BS in Medical Technology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 8.4 Lakh

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BS in Biology (Pre-Pharmacy)
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 7.3 Lakh

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BS in Business Administration (Management)
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 10.9 Lakh

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Bachelor of Arts in Spanish
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 8.1 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 8 Lakh

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BS in Business Administration (Marketing)
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 10.9 Lakh

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BS in Industrial Engineering Technology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 10.9 Lakh

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BS in Business Administration (Human Resource Management)
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 68
  • Fees - INR 10.9 Lakh

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Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
BBA - 9 CoursesIELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 68 & Above
BSc - 6 CoursesIELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 68 & Above
MA - 1 CourseIELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 79 & Above
BE/Btech - 7 CoursesIELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 68 & Above
Other Courses - 25 CoursesIELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 68-85
SAT - 1480 & Above

Admission Requirement

DocumentsSOP - Not required
LOR - Not required
Essays - Not required
CV - Not required
Additional documents - Required
Application feesUSD 50
Type of deadlineRolling

Approximate Fees

CoursesDurationTuition Fees
BBA - 9 Courses4 YearsINR 8.1L - 10.9L
USD 11,074 - 14,924
BSc - 6 Courses4 YearsINR 7.3L - 8.1L
USD 10,002 - 11,074
MA - 1 Course1.5 - 2 YearsINR 4.9L
USD 6,750
BE/Btech - 7 Courses2 - 4 YearsINR 8.1L - 10.9L
USD 11,074 - 14,924
Other Courses - 25 Courses0.5 - 4 YearsINR 2.6L - 11.7L
USD 3,530 - 15,933
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