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  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $6,120
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    3,408
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
901 S. National
Glass Hall 400
Springfield, Missouri 65897, United States
Website

About College of Business Administration

The Missouri State University College of Business is one of the largest business programs in the Midwest region. The College includes four departments (Computer Information Systems, Finance and General Business, Management and Marketing) and the School of Accountancy in the business unit, which prepares over 4000 undergraduate and 600 graduate students for a wide spectrum of business and related careers. The College, along with the School of Accountancy, holds the prestigious full accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Quick Stats

  • Selectivity
    83%
  • Yield
    43%
  • Average Salary
    $39,438
  • School Status
    Public
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1958

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About Missouri State University

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
83% Missouri State University 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. SAT/ACT scores
  2. High school GPA
  3. Class rank
University Admissions
  • Min. SAT 1090
  • Min. ACT 24
  • Min. GPA
B-School Admissions
  • Min. SAT
  • Min. ACT
  • Min. GPA
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
10840% 10,840
83% 83
43% 43
83% School Selectivity
43% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • ACT OR SAT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not offered
Additional Requirements:

For international students, the TOEFL score minimum requirements are 61 internet-based score or more and the IELTS score minimum is 5.5 for undergraduate applicants.

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
1951% 1,951
61% 61
72% 72
61% Program Selectivity
72% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not required
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled Declare business major
  • Min college GPA for transfers 2.5
  • Other transfer requirements Prerequisite course requirements
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions No
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? Yes
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

Enterprise Holdings 10
Top Employer
  • BKD 6
  • Cerner 3
  • Central States Industrial 3
More Information
Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
0%
0%
0%
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
80% Graduates seeking full-time employment
20% Graduates not seeking employment
14% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
3% 3
$43,000.00 Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
24% 24
$44,287.00
36K 50K
General Management
18% 18
$50,000.00
38K 70K
Human Resources
5% 5
$35,000.00 Data not provided
Management Information Systems
24% 24
$50,071.00
31K 76K
Marketing/Sales
15% 15
$29,000.00
28K 30K
Operations/Production
3% 3
Data not provided
Logistics/Transportation
6% 6
$32,000.00 Data not provided
Other
2% 2
$25,000.00 Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • SRC - Springfield
  • Nelligan's Sports & Marketing
  • John Q. Hammons Hotel & Resort
  • Gilloiz Theater
  • City of Springfield
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 10
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 80
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 276
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 657
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
Individual appointments / Walk-in Hours, Resume writing assistance/Resume critique, Career Counseling/Career Assessments, Cover letter writing assistance, Internship search guidance, Career Fair preparation

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$14,942
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $6,120
  • Fees $394
  • Expenses $8,428
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$21,422
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $12,600
  • Fees $394
  • Expenses $8,428
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need
  • Merit
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://www.missouristate.edu/FinancialAid/
Scholarships
$214,153
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$232,893
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • College of Business Administration
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
35% 32
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
52% 30
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
College of Business Administration 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
More Information
Business Program Classes
5% Less than 20 Students 10% More than 50 Students
85% 21 to 50 students
30 Average number of students in non-business required electives
New Electives
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 1994
Degrees Offered
  • BS/ CIS/MIS Computer Information & Info. Tech. Serv. Mgt.
  • BS / Entrepreneurship - Small Business Admin.
  • BS / Finance - including Banking
  • BS / General Business
  • BS / HR Management
  • BS / Insurance
  • BS International Business
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
106% 106
Prominent Faculty
  • Dr. Les Heitger

    Forensic Accounting

  • Dr. Bill Donoher

    Management

  • Dr. S Brahnam

    Computer Information Systems

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    Alternative Spring Break, service learning courses, other opportunities as coordinated by the Citizenship and Service Learning office.

Students

38% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
71% 71
Other
11% 11
African American
8% 8
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
More Information
U.S. Regional Breakdown
%
%
%
%
%
%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
89% 89
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
11% 11
Canada
0% 0
19 Average age of full-time students
77% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
32% 32
51% 51

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 34,672
Alumni Donations
$249 Average Gift Largest Gift

Most Prominent Alumni
  • David Glass

    Former CEO of Walmart

  • Rich McClure