Honors College by the Numbers

Does an honors education really make a difference for undergraduate students at Missouri State University? Review these statistics and decide for yourself!

2017-2018 Comparative academic data

Statistic Missouri State Honors College
Average Class Size 35 students/section 18 students/section
Maximum Class Size 370 students/section 24 students/section
Student: Faculty Ratio 22:1 10:1
Average Student GPA 3.14 3.75
Average Freshman GPA 3.31 3.65
Graduates with Scholastic Honors (Final GPA of 3.50 or higher) 30% 84%

Other cool Honors College statistics

  • Avg. GPA of First-Year Presidential Scholars in Spring 2018 - 3.94
  • Avg. GPA of Student Athletes in the Honors College in Spring 2018 - 3.84
  • Avg. Evaluation Score that Students Assigned to Honors College Courses in Spring 2018 using a 1-5 Scale (1.00 represents a perfect score) - 1.27
  • Honors College Faculty Members who have Completed the University‚Äôs Nationally Recognized Master Advisor Training Program - 80
  • Est. Number of Community-Service Hours Completed by Honors College Scholarship Recipients during the 2017-2018 Academic Year - 38,720
  • Est. Value of Scholarships Distributed to Honors College Students during the 2017-2018 Academic Year - $6.3 million
  • Charges & Fees Associated with Honors College Membership - $0

For more information on Honors College performance, see our Report Card.