Missouri State University

40/60/80 Rule (Degree Completion)

After 4 semesters you must have completed at least 40% of your degree requirements.  This includes courses that meet requirements for general education, your major, and your minor (if one is required).   At Missouri State, most majors require a minimum of 125 hours, so you must complete at least 50 hours to reach 40% completion.

After 6 semesters you must have completed at least 60% of your degree requirements.  This includes courses that meet requirements for general education, your major, and your minor (if one is required).  At Missouri State, most majors require a minimum of 125 hours, so you must complete at least 75 hours to reach 60% completion.

After 8 semesters you must have completed at least 80% of your degree requirements.  This includes courses that meet requirements for general education, your major, and your minor (if one is required).  At Missouri State, most majors require a minimum of 125 hours, so you must complete at least 100 hours to reach 80% completion.