Jump START (Summer Transition and Academic Readiness Training)

"Jump START was one of the best decisions I have made. I got a great head start on my academics, and it really prepared me for college. I also made a lot of close friends throughout the eight weeks of being on campus."

Kelsey, Jump START student

Who can participate in Jump START?

Students who are graduating from high school this spring and do not meet traditional freshman admission criteria based on GPA, class rank, or test scores. This program requires that you meet the core curriculum portion of the admission requirements.

What is Jump START?

An opportunity for individual review students to begin their college experience at Missouri State University.


Summer 2021, June 7th through July 30th


Missouri State University campus

Why Jump START?

A chance to start your college career off in a supportive environment.