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Missouri Western State University
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  • 4 Year
  • SAINT JOSEPH, MO

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade C
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

4525 DOWNS DR
SAINT JOSEPH, MO 64507
About Missouri Western...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association
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Missouri Western State University sits on a beautiful 723-acre campus in St. Joseph, Missouri (just 45 minutes north of Kansas City). 3,500+ students experience small class sizes, quality education at an affordable price, and time with faculty members who are experts in their field.

Pick from any of our 55+ majors for your college journey and get hands-on experience inside and outside the classroom as early as your first semester on campus.

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Admissions

Application Deadline
May 1
Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
No data available  
Accepts Common App
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$10,440 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,608 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 39 responses
71%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 45 responses
53%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 45 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    56%
  • On Campus
    33%
  • Online
    10%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,039 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,678
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
51%
Varsity Athletes
14%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 23 responses
  • Focused
    30%
  • Friendly
    26%
  • Uniquely amazing
    26%
  • Fun
    17%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
49%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 49 responses
Poll
67%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 58 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 25 responses
  • Everything is possible.
    28%
  • Striving
    28%
  • Work hard and you will succeed.
    24%
  • It's your home away from home.
    8%
  • They will never give up on you.
    4%
  • Underrated
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
36%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
96%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 27 responses

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