Deferring Your Admission

We are glad to hear that you are interested in deferring your application or admission to Missouri State University.

To defer application (for incomplete application status)

* Your application file is incomplete. Please mail any missing documents to our office as soon as possible. Check the status of your application.

  •  Apply Online for the new semester (do not submit a new application fee if you have applied and paid the application fee within one calendar year of the semester for which you will be applying) 
  • Updated bank statement that shows at least $26,311 (graduate) and $27,629 (undergraduate) - amounts in USD
  • Statement of Financial Support Form
  • Transcripts from any other schools you have attended since your application

To defer admission (for already admitted students)

*If you have been admitted and received the form I-20 from Missouri State University, you need to take the following actions as well.

  • Apply Online  for the new semester (do not submit a new application fee if you have applied and paid the application fee within one calendar year of the semester for which you will be applying)
  • Updated bank statement that shows at least $26,311 (graduate) and $27,629 (undergraduate) - amounts in USD
  • Statement of Financial Support Form
  • Return the form I-20 to our office
  • Transcripts from any other schools you have attended since your application

Please include your family name, given name, and your Missouri State University student identification M number (M_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _) with all correspondence sent to our office.

Missouri State University
Office of International Services
301 South Jefferson Avenue
Springfield, MO 65806 USA

It is important to send these items to our office as soon as possible so that we can update your application or admission status.