Missouri Southern State University Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Missouri Southern State University is 18:1, and the school has 55.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Missouri Southern State University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Health Professions and Related Programs; Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services; and Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 61.5 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Philosophy
Humanities Foreign languages
Computer literacy Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics History
English (including composition) Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 18:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 24%
Education 14%
Health Professions and Related Programs 13%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 11%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 9%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's
Combined-degree programs Masters in Criminal Justice in partnership with Southeast Missouri State University
Student participation in special academic programs N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified N/A
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program N/A
Institution is SOC Member N/A
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit N/A

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 62%
4-year graduation rate N/A

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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