Being a Missouri State Bear is more than just going to college. It's an experience. A journey that starts with a dream and concludes with a new, exciting direction.
Becoming a Bear
Your adventure starts with a visit and an application. We'll be here to support you the whole way during your transition to life at the university.
Get started by scheduling a visit to your campus, exploring majors and applying to become a Bear.
Choosing your major and career
Selecting your major is the first step toward achieving the career of your dreams. With more than 180 options, we have something for you.
Search our database of academic majors to find your perfect fit.
Building a foundation for success
Your success in and out of the classroom is our top priority. We have several resources available to ensure you’ll stay on the graduation track.
Find help with your assignments, technology, registering for classes and more.
Enhancing your experience
If you’re involved on campus, your journey will be even better. Immerse yourself in campus life. Go Maroon.
Develop lasting friendships in student organizations, research opportunities and athletics.
We know college is expensive, and that’s why we’re here to help with more than $150 million in financial aid packages.
Discover how you can maximize your money during your time as a Bear.
Reaching the finish line
You’ve checked off all the boxes, and it’s time to rock the maroon gown. But your journey as a Bear doesn’t end. Discover why it continues.
Find what you need to know about your #BearGrads ceremony and how to get involved with the Alumni Association.