Enrollment

Data last updated: March 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 2012 Fall 2013 Fall 2014 Fall 2015 Fall 2016
Not Reported 430 527 569 561 578
Reported to IPEDS 20,629 21,271 21,816 22,273 23,538

* 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 2012 Fall 2013 Fall 2014 Fall 2015 Fall 2016
Graduate 3,295 3,334 3,420 3,434 3,377
Undergraduate 15,709 16,309 16,699 17,102 17,765
Dual Credit 1,960 2,055 2,177 2,193 2,826
China Campus 95 100 89 105 148

* 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 2012 Fall 2013 Fall 2014 Fall 2015 Fall 2016
Graduate 373 377 332 351 329
Arts and Letters 2,424 2,424 2,388 2,422 2,525
Undergraduate/Provost 1,430 1,394 1,379 1,397 1,446
Extended Campus Programs 2,051 2,204 2,274 2,336 2,983
Health and Human Services 3,761 3,989 4,176 4,265 4,474
Education 2,091 2,086 2,143 2,256 2,242
Business 4,499 4,748 5,046 5,194 5,341
Humanities and Public Affairs 1,507 1,398 1,337 1,306 1,304
Natural and Applied Sciences 1,981 2,086 2,112 2,077 2,164
Agriculture 512 565 629 669 730

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

Enrollment Diversity

Measure 1: IPEDS Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity*

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Fall 2012 Fall 2013 Fall 2014 Fall 2015 Fall 2016
American Indian or Alaskan Native 114 115 133 113 114
Asian 283 272 308 321 343
Black or African American 727 792 820 895 918
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 30 30 28 29 18
White or Caucasian 16,607 17,152 17,456 17,760 18,850
More than one race 520 568 613 675 775
Hispanic or Latino 549 615 692 722 771
Non-Resident Alien 1,276 1,309 1,362 1,434 1,433
External to US 2 4 7 22 15
Unknown 521 406 389 292 293
Not a US Citizen - 8 8 10 8

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

Measure 2: IPEDS Enrollment by Gender*

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Fall 2012 Fall 2013 Fall 2014 Fall 2015 Fall 2016
Male 8,875 9,020 9,084 9,136 9,723
Female 11,754 12,251 12,732 13,137 13,815

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

Measure 3: IPEDS Enrollment by Geographic Origin

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Fall 2012 Fall 2013 Fall 2014 Fall 2015 Fall 2016
Missouri 17,653 18,118 18,365 18,634 19,763
Out of State 1,648 1,776 2,019 2,131 2,277
International 1,314 1,344 1,404 1,483 1,478
Unknown 14 33 28 25 20

Measure 4: IPEDS Enrollment First Generation Students*

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Fall 2012 Fall 2013 Fall 2014 Fall 2015 Fall 2016
Unknown 6,813 7,233 7,055 6,943 6,929
Not First Generation 8,061 8,292 8,671 9,006 9,914
First Generation 5,751 5,746 6,090 6,324 6,695

* 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 2012 Fall 2013 Fall 2014 Fall 2015 Fall 2016
West Plains, MO 155 117 104 100 80
Mountain Grove, MO 6 6 10 - 1
High School (Dual HS Credit) 1,918 2,015 2,134 2,151 2,742
Neosho, MO - Crowder College 56 - - - -
Lebanon, MO 34 16 29 30 14
Joplin, MO 73 73 73 37 23
El Reno, OK - RCCO 1 - - - -
Springfield, MO (No SSF) 467 417 425 407 313
Miami, OK - NEOAM 8 - - - -
Fairfax, VA - DSS Program 94 96 69 67 58
Harrison, AR - NACC - - - - -
Foreign Study 5 - 2 4 4
Nevada, MO - TeleCenter - - - - -
Off Campus 915 1,141 255 214 226
Springfield, MO 16,851 17,151 16,491 16,756 16,818
Evening College Plus-Online 25 - - - -
Nevada, MO - Crowder College 21 - - - -
Nevada, MO - 12 5 7 15
Online - 159 2,157 2,411 2,766
Miami, OK - 7 6 11 9
Cassville, MO - 10 10 15 8
Neosho, MO - 51 43 46 47
China Campus - Dalian China - - 1 17 1
McDonald County Center-MO - - 1 - -
El Reno, OK - - 1 - -
Kansas City, MO - - - - 1
NONE - - - - 380
Kraft Administration Ctr-Spgfd - - - - 20
Nixa, MO - - - - 12

* IPEDS enrollment by campus

Enrollment HIEE

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

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Summer 2011 - Spring 2012 Summer 2012 - Spring 2013 Summer 2013 - Spring 2014 Summer 2014 - Spring 2015 Summer 2015 - Spring 2016
Overall 1,900 4,767 5,038 8,388 10,501

* 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 2011 - Spring 2012 Summer 2012 - Spring 2013 Summer 2013 - Spring 2014 Summer 2014 - Spring 2015 Summer 2015 - Spring 2016
Service Learning 1,807 2,062 2,304 2,439 3,425
Study Away 118 173 219 175 267
Study Away Additional 203 231 141 155 168
Student-Faculty Research / Creative Activity - 3,012 3,035 4,620 5,517
Collaborative Assignments and Projects - - - 1,139 1,158
Focused Field Experiences - - - 1,468 1,533
Internship/Practica/Student Teaching - - - 3,444 4,153

* 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 2012 Fall 2013 Fall 2014 Fall 2015 Fall 2016
STEM 2,713 2,898 2,934 3,054 3,187
Health 1,816 1,975 2,056 2,049 2,279
Other Critical 4,839 4,752 4,874 4,829 4,869
Other 11,261 11,646 11,952 12,341 13,203

* 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 2011 - Spring 2012 Summer 2012 - Spring 2013 Summer 2013 - Spring 2014 Summer 2014 - Spring 2015 Summer 2015 - Spring 2016
Dual Credit 11,640 12,523 12,570 14,119 13,592
China Campus 4,670 2,418 2,037 2,178 2,365
Evening/Weekend 54,816 56,416 52,616 53,484 49,844
Media/Telecourse/CD 8,803 8,515 7,513 7,256 7,532
Internet 34,990 40,656 54,033 67,336 75,565
Arranged 8,514 8,115 7,469 7,410 7,676
Off Campus 15,904 17,448 17,429 17,823 16,832
Interactive Video 4,804 5,030 4,220 4,598 3,506
Intersession 3,976 3,386 3,197 2,384 1,760
Blended 11,187 19,749 21,086 21,199 23,702
Traditional 333,006 319,780 321,123 312,939 329,167

* 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 2012 - Spring 2013 1,255
Summer 2013 - Spring 2014 1,267
Summer 2014 - Spring 2015 1,305
Summer 2015 - Spring 2016 1,278
Summer 2016 - Spring 2017 1,265