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Missouri State University, a public university founded in 1906, enrolls more than 22,300 students worldwide. Missouri State University consists of nine academic divisions offering nearly 200 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

Missouri State University offers 10 online undergraduate degree completion programs such as communication studies, information technology, and hospitality and restaurant administration. Students may pursue 14 master's degree programs such as history, business administration, education, and child life studies. Missouri State University also offers a doctor of nursing practice degree, and a doctor of nursing anesthesia practice degree.

Online students can complete several undergraduate minors and certificate programs, as well as numerous graduate certificates. Missouri State University follows the academic year/semester system for online course schedules.

Missouri State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Missouri State University's College of Business is fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

Missouri State University Featured in TBS Rankings

Accreditation Regional (HLC)
Public/Private Public Nonprofit
Region Plains
Acceptance Rate 81%
Retention Rate 85%
Graduation Rate 66.2%
Requires ACT or SAT SAT or ACT
Cost Per Credit
(In-State/Out-of-State)
Undergrad: $285/$285
Grad: $285/$285

* For Cost Per Credit, there are limited exceptions at higher rates depending on course codes.

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