International First-time College Student Application Checklist

Missouri State University welcomes first-time college students from around the world. Follow the steps below to submit your application for admission.

  1. Apply online.
    Complete the free online application for admission.
     

  2. Submit academic transcripts.
    Submit digital, unofficial copies for faster processing by emailing InternationalDocuments@MissouriState.edu. Include your full name and date of birth so we can match your information to your application. Request official transcripts from your school. They should send your transcripts to:

    International Services at Missouri State University
    901 South National Avenue
    Springfield, Missouri 65897
     

  3. Submit standardized test scores.
    The SAT and ACT tests are not required for international students. However, submitting your official scores can help you qualify for scholarships. Missouri State University's SAT school code is 6665 and our ACT school code is 2370. 
     
  4. Provide proof of English Proficiency.
    Have your IELTS, TOEFL, or PTE scores sent to Missouri State University. Review the English Proficiency Requirements online. Missouri State University's school code is 6665.
     

  5. Submit documentation of financial support.
    Complete the Statement of Financial Support (download and save the PDF to complete the form) and request a copy of your bank statement or letter from your bank documenting available funds. Email these documents to InternationalDocuments@MissouriState.edu.

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First-time College Student Admission Requirements

Review Missouri State University's complete list of requirements for first-time, new in college student undergraduate admissions.