Media Note: Alex Boylan will be available for interviews at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 19, at the Lion statue in front of Billingsly Student Center. 

Missouri Southern State University will be the focus of an upcoming episode of the Amazon Prime series “The College Tour.”

Featuring host Alex Boylan – a past winner of “The Amazing Race” – the series highlights what life is like on campus at colleges and universities around the world. Current students share their personal stories and focus on areas such as academics, housing, athletics and more.

Missouri Southern will be the first college in the Four States to be featured on the series.

The show’s production crew will be at Missouri Southern from Monday, April 18, through Friday, April 22. They will film on campus as well as at several locations in the Joplin community.

To watch previous episodes, search “The College Tour” on Amazon Prime or visit