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Missouri State University Quick Start Guide and FAQs

What is Missouri State University? 

The Missouri State University Centralized Application Service (Missouri State University) simplifies the process of applying to programs. You start by selecting the programs you wish to apply to, then you submit one application that includes all necessary materials. Once received by Missouri State University, your application and materials are transmitted to all of your selected programs. 

Click here to start your application for the 2019-2020 application cycle. 

If you applied in the 2018-2019 application cycle, click here to review your application.

How long does the application process take? 

It's important you apply as early as possible since completing your application can be a lengthy process, and since application processing times vary throughout the cycle. Below is a suggested timeline that includes key actions to keep the application process on track. This timeline may need to be adjusted based on your programs' deadlines and requirements. 

Timeline

Key Actions

Prior to the Start of the Application Process

  1. Research programs you wish to apply to. Pay special attention to:
    • Cycle dates and deadline requirements.
    • Evaluation requirements. 
    • Minimum requirements, including prerequisites, standardized test scores, supplemental applications, foreign evaluations, etc. 
  2. Begin contacting potential evaluators to confirm their participation. 
  3. Review the instructions in this Help Center. 

At Least 3 Months Prior to Deadline

  1. Create your account
  2. Complete the High Schools Attended and Colleges Attended sections, if applicable. 
  3. Complete the Evaluations section. 

At Least 10-12 Weeks Prior to Deadline

Check in with your evaluators to confirm that they received the evaluation request via email.

At Least 6-8 Weeks Prior to Deadline

Complete and submit your application. Monitor your application and follow up on any missing items.

At Least 4-6 Weeks Prior to Deadline

Continue monitoring your application until your status is Complete. 

After Deadline

Download a copy of your application for your records.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Transcripts Programs and Statuses
Do I need to send transcripts?

You are not required to send official transcripts to Missouri State University. However, your programs may require you to submit transcripts to them directly. See Program Materials for guidelines.

 

 

How do I remove a program?

Your application must always have at least one program selected. To remove a program, first navigate to the Add Programs tab and select the desired program(s). Then, navigate to the Submit Application tab and remove the undesired program(s).

 

Can I apply to more programs after I submit my application?

Yes, if the program's deadline date has not yet passed and the application cycle is open.

 

Should I submit my application if I'm still waiting on evaluations?

Yes. You can submit your application before your evaluations are received by Missouri State University.

 

Will Missouri State University update me on the status of my application?

Your application status for each program is listed in the Check Status section of the application. Missouri State University will notify you when official transcripts and evaluations are received, and when you are verified.

 

When will I learn about admissions decisions? Did I get in!?

You must reach out to your program(s) to learn about a school's admissions decisions.

 

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