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50-50 Profile: Missouri State University-Springfield

Missouri State University Springfield campus






Missouri State University-Springfield -Public
Springfield, Missouri
21,271 (18,027 undergraduates)
Does College Size Matter?
2012, 2013, 2014

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2013-14 Accepted: 85%
4 Year Graduation Rate: 30%
5 Year Graduation Rate: 50%
Why YOU Should Care About College Graduation Rates

Total Expenses In-State: $19,846
Total Expenses Out-of-State: $26,506
Average Net Price 12-13: $13,910
Freshman Non-Federal Loans: 3%
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5 Things to Know About Paying for College Before You Apply

SAT Critical Reading: 600
SAT Math: 620
ACT: 26
The Truth About Scholarships

Percent Freshman not in top quarter of class: 47%
Percent Freshman with GPA <3.50: 40.4%
Percent of Freshman Need Met: 63%
Percent of Non-Need Freshman Receiving Awards: 14.4%
Average Freshman Non-Need Award: $3,178

Class Schedule: Yes
Shows Class Capacity: Yes
Student to Faculty Ratios: Should they be part of your college rankings?

NCAA D1, Missouri Valley Conference

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Reasons to consider Missouri State University-Springfield:
Honors College
Accelerated Master Options in a variety of programs
Ozarks Studies Institute
Three Year Plans in College of Business
Bull Shoals Field Station
Community and Social Issues Institute
KSMU Radio Ozarks Public Television
Centennial Leader Scholarship Program
Commerce Bank Emerging Leaders
Center for Archaeological Research
Center for Applied Science and Engineering

50-50 College Highlights: Boston University, Wofford College, and Creighton University

Boston University Marsh Chapel
Marsh Chapel by Brian Chang-Yun Hsu

Business students at Boston University can complete semester internships in five countries and Washington D.C.?  The New England Center for Investigative Reporting provides journalism students with opportunities to work on investigative journalism projects. Communication students can intern in Los Angeles, Washington DC,?  or London. Engineering students can complete study abroad in the second semester of their sophomore year in Germany, Israel, or France. The Engineering College offers the Engineering/Medical Integrated Curriculum (ENGMEDIC) designed for biomedical engineering students interested in becoming physicians. Presidential/Engineering Scholars receive a half-tuition scholarship as well as funding for up to 10 hours of research per week for one semester. The MMEDIC program allows students to take modular courses that allow them to simultaneously fulfill undergraduate requirements and some requirements for the first and second year of med school. The College of Arts and Sciences has a variety of joint BA/MA programs including a Liberal Arts and Master of Public Health Program. Continue reading

50-50 College Highlights: Appalachian State, Arizona State, and La Salle Universities

Appalachian State UniversityStudents at Appalachian State University in North Carolina will find it easy to participate in some form of study abroad program through any number of short-term, faculty led programs. The Brantley Risk Insurance Center provides students with travel opportunities to conferences and shadow opportunities including in London. Students can develop and promote their own products in the BootstrAPPs, a student run retail store. Continue reading

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