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Missouri Western State University

St. Joseph, MO

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Overview

Missouri Western State University is a Comprehensive institution located in St. Joseph, MO.

Location & Contact

Address 4525 Downs Drive
St. Joseph, MO  64507-2294
United States
Contact Mrs. Jamie Sweiger
Assistant Director of Admissions
Email: admission@missouriwestern.edu
Phone: 816-271-4183

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biotechnology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication, Other Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, And Special Effects Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Computer Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Construction Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic, And Communications Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Health Information/medical Records Administration/administrator Checkmark
Physical Therapy Assistant Checkmark
Public Health, General Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Assistant/paralegal Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Wildlife, Fish And Wildlands Science And Management Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Facilities Management, General Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Social Work Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/police Science Checkmark
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Music, Other Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,695
Applied
2,695
Accepted
3,842
Enrolled
100%
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Female Admissions

1,735
Females Applied
1,735
Females Accepted
100%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

960
Males Applied
960
Males Accepted
100%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.25
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported August 1st Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
ACT Composite 16 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,540
In-state
16,260
Out-of-state
7,740
In-district
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Fees

984
Full-time student fees
10,386
Room & board
5,540
Room only

Financial Aid

11,321
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,931
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
13,263
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,693
Avg. Loan Aid
3,428
Avg. Grant Aid
8,615
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
65%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
19%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,842
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
18%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.9%
Black or African American 13.62%
White or Caucasian 67.58%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.99%
Asian 1.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.11%
Two or more races 8.68%
Other 3.77%

Gender

Male (38.29%)
Female (61.71%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
International housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 27%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Family Day and Springfest

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
Greek sororities Checkmark
Local fraternities Checkmark
Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Indoor Track No No No
Lacrosse No No No
Soccer No No No
Softball No No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Indoor Track No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 2 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

217
Total Faculty
45:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 138
Part-time - 79
Male - 96
Female - 121
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