Established in 1905, Missouri State University-Springfield is a public university located in Springfield, Missouri. It is the second largest university in the state, with an annual enrolment of over 22,000, with most students residing on campus. Notable alumni include John Goodman, Tess Harper, and Kathleen Turner. The college offers bachelor’s, masters and doctoral degrees, with the most popular programs being elementary education, business, and accounting. Student activities at MSU include intramural sports, clubs & organisations that cater to just about every imaginable interest, Greek life, and student run publications. The campus has a strict no-tobacco rule, except for a few designated smoking areas. Given that MSU is surrounded by the picturesque Ozark Mountains, where students often indulge in rock climbing, canoeing, and caving.