Graduate Programs Overview

Missouri Southern State University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Joplin, Missouri. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $6,300 for Missouri residents and $6,300 for other students in average.

It offers eight graduate programs: 8 Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameMissouri Southern State University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address3950 E. Newman Road, Joplin, MO
Graduate School Students155 students
10 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$6,300
Student to Faculty19:1 (5.26%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 8 Graduate Programs
8 Master's

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Missouri Southern State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Missouri residents, the tuition & fees are $6,300 and $6,300 for non-Missouri residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $350.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$350$350
Books & Supplies$902
Room & Board$7,209 (On-Campus) / $7,108 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,389 (On-Campus) / $4,029 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$11,498$17,800
Off-Campus Total$12,037$18,339
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Missouri Southern State University offers Masters graduate degree/certificate programs through 8 major areas - 6 Master's (3 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 6,006 students enrolled in Missouri Southern State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 155 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 41 male and 114 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 29 full-time and 126 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 10 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 1 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students41
Women Students114
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students29
Part-time Students126
By race/ethnicity 129 White, 3 Black, and 2 Asian students are attending at Missouri Southern State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
5 students are younger than 22 and 49 students are older than 65. The school has 57 students aged between 22 and 30 and 44 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under5
40 & Over49
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Missouri Southern State University, 10 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 1 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment155
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses10
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses1
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses144
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses10
Missouri Resident6
Other State In U.S.4
Outside of U.S.0

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