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International Admissions

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Two options for applying:
  1. Complete Online: This application is an online version of MSSU's International Admissions application. There are five steps to complete this application, after you complete a step click on the "Next" button to proceed to the next step. The final step contains a "Finish" button at the bottom of the page that will submit your application to the Admissions Office. To see all of the information needed to complete this application click here.

  2. OR

  3. Download and print the form then send it to:

    Office of International Admissions
    Missouri Southern State University
    3950 E. Newman Road
    Joplin, MO 64801

FEES: There is a $50 NON-REFUNDABLE application fee required for new applications. You can make this payment online through Touchnet.

SUPPLEMENTAL REQUIREMENTS: In order to be admitted to Missouri Southern State University you MUST also complete the following form(s) after completing your application:
  • FINANCIAL STATEMENT: http://www.mssu.edu/international/student/financialform.shtml

  • ADVISOR REPORT: If you are an international student transferring from another U. S. college, you must also complete the Advisor Report form:

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*Plans at Missouri Southern

Personal Information

*Given Name (As it appears on your passport)
*Family Name (As it appears on your passport)
Middle Initial (As it appears on your passport)
Preferred Name
Have you had different name before now? If so please list here
Social Security Number (if you have one)
*Date of Birth (MM/DD/YYYY)
*Applicant's E-mail Address
Applicant's Secondary E-mail Address
SKYPE Contact
*Preferred method of contact:
Applicant's marital status
Applicant's children (Check if they will be coming with you)
*First Child's Name
*First Child's Date of Birth (MM/DD/YYYY)
*First Child's Country of Birth
Second Child's Name
Second Child's Date of Birth (MM/DD/YYYY)
Second Child's Country of Birth
Why did you choose to apply to MSSU?
What is your ethnic background? (The US government requires us to collect this information if you choose to give it)