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Northwest Missouri State University
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  • 4 Year
  • MARYVILLE, MO

Report Card

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

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Northwest Missouri is an above-average public university located in Maryville, Missouri. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,954 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Northwest Missouri acceptance rate is 73%. Popular majors include Elementary Education, Communications, and Agricultural Business. Graduating 52% of students, Northwest Missouri alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $32,400.

About

800 UNIVERSITY DRIVE
MARYVILLE, MO 64468
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association

Northwest Missouri State University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

NMSU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
73%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1000-1240
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$12,765 / 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
$8,025 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
21:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
89%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 73 responses
76%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 83 responses
73%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 83 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    26%
  • On Campus
    69%
  • Online
    5%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,954 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
756
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
41%
Varsity Athletes
8%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 55 responses
  • Friend Material
    44%
  • Helpful
    33%
  • Athletic
    9%
  • Optimistic
    7%
  • Similar
    5%
  • Outgoing
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
56%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 86 responses
Poll
85%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 113 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 68 responses
  • Friendly
    38%
  • Family
    32%
  • Diverse
    16%
  • Home away from home
    4%
  • Academically Challenging
    3%
  • Beautiful
    3%
  • Adequate
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$40,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
52%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 56 responses

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