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Missouri Southern State University - Joplin MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Where's George
N 37° 05.863 W 094° 27.592
15S E 370269 N 4106709
Quick Description: "Located at the Gateway to the Ozarks in Joplin, Mo., the University is within minutes of the Oklahoma, Kansas and Arkansas borders. The major metropolitan areas of Kansas City, Springfield and Tulsa are all within one or two hours of the campus."
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 7/19/2013 3:48:27 AM
Waymark Code: WMHKB3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 1

Long Description:
"The University celebrates its 75th Anniversary during the 2012-2013 academic year. Since 1937, Missouri Southern State University has provided educational opportunities for Southwest Missouri and beyond. MSSU has evolved from an outstanding junior college to its role today as a comprehensive four-year state-supported institution offering bachelor and master degrees. The University's academic programs are organized in four schools - School of Arts & Sciences, School of Education, the Robert W. Plaster School of Business Administration and the School of Health Sciences, Public Safety and Technology. MSSU also offers a division of Graduate Studies and Distance Learning.

Missouri Southern's state and nationally prepared teachers in nationally acclaimed teacher education programs. For the last 75 years, Missouri Southern has developed outstanding, effective programs accredited by state and national bodies that prepare our students for the competitive and changing global society."

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A complete history timeline of MSSU can be found here
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Name: Missouri Southern State University

3950 Newman Road
Joplin, MO USA

Phone Number: (417) 625-9300

Web Site: [Web Link]

Type of School: Undergraduate School (usually four years)

School Affiliation: Public -- State/Provincial/etc.

Date Founded: 1937

Enrollment: 5417

Nicknames/Mascots: Lions

School Colors: Green and Gold

Location of GPS Coordinates: At the main entrance, Newman Road & International Avenue, by the large sign

School Motto: Not listed

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