Missouri Southern State University
About Missouri Southern State University
Missouri Southern State University produces graduates ready to play active roles in the global world. Located in Joplin, Missouri, in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains, the university is within minutes from some of the greatest scenery and waterways in the nation.
Missouri Southern serves nearly 6,000 students in nearly 200 academic programs. MSSU's outstanding NCAA Division II athletics programs, award-winning Themed Semesters, fun student activities and enriching cultural events in theater, art, music and film create an engaging learning environment for our students and citizens of the region. Graduates work in their communities every day as leaders, entrepreneurs, artists, teachers and innovators.