Missouri Boys State and Missouri Girls State

Missouri Boys State and Missouri Girls State


Missouri Boys StateIf you participated in this summer's Missouri Boys State or Missouri Girls State program, you have a great opportunity to earn college credit. Qualified participants will be contacted by Lindenwood University, via email and regular mail following the program with registration information.

Missouri Girls StateEligibility Requirements

Participants must meet the criteria below to qualify:

  • Successfully complete the entire week. Citizens who leave the program for any reason will not be eligible for college credit. 
  • Actively participate in the academic portion of the program (special assemblies, schools of instruction, and governmental activities). Daily newspapers, city and county reports, ballots, and counselor reports will be used to assess each citizen’s participation. It must be evident that the citizen is attempting to be an active participant by running for governmental/political office, seeking appointments, supporting campaigns for office, reporting for newspapers, etc.
  • Citizens must earn at least a 70% on all examinations.
  • Citizens must complete an essay or chart summarizing and reflecting on their personal participation and what was learned from Missouri Boys State or Missouri Girls State.

If you meet the qualification criteria but did not receive notification from Lindenwood University, please contact Nicole Sullivan at

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