Missouri State University is a public, comprehensive university system with a mission in public affairs. Our purpose is to develop fully educated persons with a focus on ethical leadership, cultural competence and community engagement.
Over 26,000 students are currently enrolled at Missouri State University. Students represent all 50 United States and over 80 countries around the world. The University is organized into eight academic units, including seven academic colleges, and one Graduate College. Missouri State University is also home to the English Language Institute, a CEA accredited English for academic purposes program.
The office of International Services is here to support sponsored students and act as liaison for sponsoring organizations. Advising, housing, billing, and general communications may be directed to Erin Leonard, International Sponsored Programs Coordinator.