Enrollment

Data last updated: August 2017

For national comparison purposes, the enrollment headcount is based on IPEDS submissions. Some of our student population is excluded from IPEDS submissions due to reporting guidelines. Students who are not counted in IPEDS are students exclusively auditing classes, enrolled at the English Language Institute (ELI), China Campus, and Study Away.

Other Performance Indicators: Academic Profile; Student Experience; Diversity & Inclusion; Globalization

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Overall Enrollment

Measure 1: Total Enrollment*

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Fall 2014 Fall 2015 Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018
Not Reported 569 561 578 653 693
Reported to IPEDS 21,816 22,273 23,538 23,697 23,697

* Students “Not Reported” to IPEDS are those exclusively auditing classes, enrolled at English Language Institute (ELI), China Campus, or Study Away.

Measure 2: Total Enrollment by Level and Population*

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Fall 2014 Fall 2015 Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018
Graduate 3,420 3,434 3,377 3,505 3,709
Undergraduate 16,699 17,102 17,765 17,845 17,534
Dual Credit 2,177 2,193 2,826 2,835 2,970
China Campus 89 105 148 165 177

* This table includes students “Not Reported” to IPEDS (those exclusively auditing classes, in Study Away, enrolled in the English Language Institute, and at China Campus).

IPEDS Enrollment by College of Major

Measure 1: IPEDS Enrollment by College*

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Fall 2014 Fall 2015 Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018
Graduate 332 351 329 363 438
Arts and Letters 2,388 2,422 2,525 2,567 2,581
Business 5,046 5,194 5,341 5,335 5,374
Education 2,143 2,256 2,242 2,170 2,104
Extended Campus Programs 2,274 2,336 2,983 2,988 3,157
Undergraduate/Provost 1,379 1,397 1,446 1,466 1,262
Health and Human Services 4,176 4,265 4,474 4,514 4,512
Humanities and Public Affairs 1,337 1,306 1,304 1,365 1,367
Natural and Applied Sciences 2,112 2,077 2,164 2,185 2,208
Agriculture 629 669 730 744 694

* For more information, see Factbook - Section One – Enrollment.

Enrollment Diversity

Measure 1: IPEDS Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity*

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Fall 2014 Fall 2015 Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018
American Indian or Alaskan Native 133 113 114 97 118
Asian 308 321 343 353 376
Black or African American 820 895 918 959 908
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 28 29 18 20 18
White or Caucasian 17,456 17,760 18,850 19,014 19,080
More than one race 613 675 775 824 848
Hispanic or Latino 692 722 771 857 765
Non-Resident Alien 1,362 1,434 1,433 1,234 1,182
External to US 7 22 15 31 24
Unknown 389 292 293 295 365
Not a US Citizen 8 10 8 13 13

* For more information, see Factbook - Section One – Enrollment.

Measure 2: IPEDS Enrollment by Gender*

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Fall 2014 Fall 2015 Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018
Female 12,732 13,137 13,815 13,926 13,964
Male 9,084 9,136 9,723 9,771 9,733

* For more information, see Factbook - Section One – Enrollment.

Measure 3: IPEDS Enrollment by Geographic Origin

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Fall 2014 Fall 2015 Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018
Missouri 18,365 18,634 19,763 19,909 19,837
Out of State 2,019 2,131 2,277 2,481 2,623
International 1,404 1,483 1,478 1,296 1,226
Unknown 28 25 20 11 11

Measure 4: IPEDS Enrollment First Generation Students*

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Fall 2014 Fall 2015 Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018
Not First Generation 8,804 9,258 9,951 10,675 11,010
First Generation 6,176 6,489 6,717 7,065 6,998
Unknown 6,836 6,526 6,870 5,957 5,689

* Students are considered first-generation if neither one of their parents received a bachelor’s degree (according to admissions application to MSU).

Measure 5: IPEDS Enrollment by Campus*

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Fall 2014 Fall 2015 Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018
El Reno, OK - RCCO - - - - -
Fairfax, VA - DSS Program 69 67 58 45 31
West Plains, MO 104 100 80 90 71
Springfield, MO (No SSF) 425 407 313 365 422
Springfield, MO 16,491 16,756 16,818 16,449 16,193
Off Campus 255 214 226 270 284
Nevada, MO - TeleCenter - - - - -
Neosho, MO - Crowder College - - - - -
Mountain Grove, MO 10 - 1 1 -
Miami, OK - NEOAM - - - - -
Lebanon, MO 29 30 14 16 33
Joplin, MO 73 37 23 33 18
High School (Dual HS Credit) 2,134 2,151 2,742 2,785 2,905
Harrison, AR - NACC - - - - -
Foreign Study 2 4 4 1 4
Nevada, MO - Crowder College - - - - -
Evening College Plus-Online - - - - -
Cassville, MO 10 15 8 5 10
Online 2,157 2,411 2,766 3,156 3,593
Nevada, MO 5 7 15 16 13
Neosho, MO 43 46 47 51 46
Miami, OK 6 11 9 3 -
China Campus - Dalian China 1 17 1 4 7
McDonald County Center-MO 1 - - - -
El Reno, OK 1 - - - -
Kraft Administration Ctr-Spgfd - - 20 31 -
Kansas City, MO - - 1 1 -
NONE - - 380 375 23
Nixa, MO - - 12 - 17
SGF Public School Facility - - - - 27

* IPEDS enrollment by campus

Enrollment HIEE

Measure 1: Enrollment in High Impact Educational Experiences (HIEE)*

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Summer 2013 - Spring 2014 Summer 2014 - Spring 2015 Summer 2015 - Spring 2016 Summer 2016 - Spring 2017 Summer 2017 - Spring 2018
Overall 5,038 8,388 10,501 16,814 18,297

* These are unduplicated headcounts of students who have enrolled in at least one of the following HIEE courses Service-Learning; Study Away; Student-Faculty Research/Creative Activites; Collaborative Assignments and Projects; Focused Field Experiences; and Internship/Practica/Student Teaching.

Measure 2: Enrollment in High Impact Educational Experiences (HIEE) by Type*

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Summer 2013 - Spring 2014 Summer 2014 - Spring 2015 Summer 2015 - Spring 2016 Summer 2016 - Spring 2017 Summer 2017 - Spring 2018
Service Learning 2,304 2,439 3,425 4,038 4,230
Study Away 219 175 267 223 289
Study Away Additional 141 155 168 156 186
Student-Faculty Research / Creative Activity 3,035 4,620 5,517 8,643 8,923
Collaborative Assignments and Projects - 1,139 1,158 1,585 1,771
Focused Field Experiences - 1,468 1,533 1,974 1,996
Internship/Practica/Student Teaching - 3,444 4,153 5,658 7,660

* Counts are unduplicated by each category, but can be counted in multiple (separate) categories. For example, a student can be enrolled in two service-learning courses and a student-faculty research course in which they would be counted once in each category.
** "Study Away" students are reported to IPEDS if they are also taking courses at MSU. "Study Away Additional" students are not counted in IPEDS because they are only enrolled in courses for credit at another university during their study away term(s).

Critical Fields Enrollment

Measure 1: Critical Fields Enrollment*

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Fall 2014 Fall 2015 Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018
STEM 2,934 3,054 3,187 3,152 3,267
Health 2,056 2,049 2,279 2,272 2,264
Other Critical 4,874 4,829 4,869 4,896 4,766
Other 11,952 12,341 13,203 13,377 13,400

* Other - all other fields offered by Missouri State University
** Other Critical - fields determined by the State of Missouri as being in high demand for the state
*** STEM (Sciences, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Enrollment Modality

Measure 1: Student Credit Hours by Modality*

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Summer 2012 - Spring 2013 Summer 2013 - Spring 2014 Summer 2014 - Spring 2015 Summer 2015 - Spring 2016 Summer 2017 - Spring
Blended 19,749 21,086 21,199 23,702 22,714
Off Campus 17,448 17,429 17,823 16,832 16,401
Dual Credit 12,523 12,570 14,119 13,592 17,074
Interactive Video 5,030 4,220 4,598 3,506 2,753
Internet 40,656 54,033 67,336 75,565 87,722
Intersession 3,386 3,197 2,384 1,760 2,029
Media/Telecourse/CD 8,515 7,513 7,256 7,532 5,443
Traditional 319,780 321,123 312,939 329,167 337,987
China Campus 2,418 2,037 2,178 2,365 2,951
Evening/Weekend 56,416 52,616 53,484 49,844 50,582
Arranged 8,115 7,469 7,410 7,676 7,232
ZOOM (Online) - - - - 273

* Reflects the number of student credit hours each type of course produces.

Honors Enrollment

Measure 1: Honors Enrollment

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Year Honors Enrollment
Summer 2013 - Spring 2014 1,267
Summer 2014 - Spring 2015 1,305
Summer 2015 - Spring 2016 1,278
Summer 2016 - Spring 2017 1,265
Summer 2017 - Spring 2018 1,197