Northwest Missouri State University Rankings
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High School GPA
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Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.73 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.75 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.75 responses
Most Popular Majors
Elementary Education96 Graduates
Business Administration and Management76 Graduates
Agricultural Business65 Graduates
Liberal Arts and Humanities48 Graduates
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies48 Graduates
Animal Sciences and Husbandry34 Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.78 responses
- of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.105 responses
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.56 responses
Colleges like Northwest Missouri State University
- CMissouri Western State University
- 4 Year
- Saint Joseph, MO
- 616 reviews
- CSouthwest Baptist University
- 4 Year
- Bolivar, MO
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- BWestminster College - Missouri
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- Fulton, MO
- 229 reviews
- BUniversity of Central Missouri
- 4 Year
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- 1,104 reviews
Northwest Missouri State University Reviews
The environment here is so diverse that you can find individuals with a common interest almost anywhere. The academic programs are cutting edge and highly regarded, like the computer science programs and the education programs. We are one of the few, if not the only, universities with a fully functioning laboratory school. This school is also very affordable for both in-state and out-of-state students, thanks to the Bearcat Advantage scholarship which covers the difference of in-state tuition for out-of-state students. Another great thing about this university is that laptops and textbooks are included in tuition. Aside from the academic and campus culture, the community culture is also amazing. This small town community provides you with warmth and comfort as everyone is treated like family. If you don't mind being in a relatively small and semi-rural town, I highly recommend Northwest because the environment is simply encouraging. Everyone here wants you to truly do your best.
Northwest has the total college experience while maintaining a very safe campus, which is a real concern these days. Secondly, their counselors are educated and devoted to keeping you from acquiring debt. Another huge plus in this day and age. I love my decision to become a Bearcat!
I love everything about Northwest Missouri State University. My sister use to attend college here so I know a lot about the campus. I’m very excited to start going to college here in the Fall of 2018! The staff are incredibly kind and will help you find anything you need! I wouldn’t change a thing about Northwest, it’s a home away from home!