About Missouri Southern State University:
Located in Joplin, Missouri, USA, in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains, Missouri Southern State University (MSSU) serves approximately 6,000 students with more than 140 academic programs and an engaging Intensive English Program on its beautiful 373-acre campus. Missouri Southern is home to students from nearly 45 different countries, and the institution prides itself on its diverse, inclusive environment, its immersive learning opportunities, and its leadership in international education. The university is located within minutes of some of the greatest scenery and waterways in the nation and within a one- to three-hour’s drive from major US cities.
In addition to its many quality academic programs, the 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 experience for all students. Graduates from MSSU work in their communities as leaders, entrepreneurs, artists, teachers, and innovators.