How to Apply

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We review completed applications for admission on a rolling basis. You may apply to Missouri State beginning in the summer prior to your senior year of high school.

Apply early to get scholarships, priority housing and your preferred dates for SOAR (Student Orientation, Advisement and Registration).

Submit the application for admission by the Dec. 1 priority deadline.

  • Pay the $35 application fee or see fee waiver options.
  • Ask ACT/SAT testing agencies to forward your scores directly using our school codes:
    • ACT 2370
    • SAT 6665
  • Request official transcripts from your high school and for any college credit you have completed.
  • Submit the FAFSA beginning Oct. 1.
    • FAFSA code: 00253

After you apply

We review completed applications for admission on a rolling basis, beginning in July. You’ll receive an email acknowledgement for your submitted application and an admission decision with 8-10 business days following the receipt of all required documents.

Accept your admission offer

Confirm your intent to enroll by paying the $125 confirmation fee, applying for campus housing or completing a residency waiver, then registering for SOAR (Student Orientation, Advisement and Registration) beginning Feb. 1. The confirmation fee is fully refundable prior to May 1.

Admitted students

View the Next Steps for Admitted Students.