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Northwest Missouri State University

Maryville, MO

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Overview

Northwest Missouri State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Maryville, MO, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 800 University Drive
Maryville, MO  64468-6001
United States
Contact Mrs. Tammi Grow
Director of Admissions-Operations
Email: admissions@nwmissouri.edu
Phone: 660-562-1146
Fax: 660-562-1337

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agribusiness/agricultural Business Operations Checkmark
Agriculture, General Checkmark
Agronomy And Crop Science Checkmark
Animal Sciences, General Checkmark
Horticultural Science Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Administrative Assistant And Secretarial Science, General Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Business/office Automation/technology/data Entry Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Communication, General Checkmark
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Organizational Communication, General Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Radio And Television Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Computer And Information Systems Security/auditing/information Assurance Checkmark
Data Modeling/warehousing And Database Administration Checkmark
Web Page, Digital/multimedia And Information Resources Design Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Teacher Education Checkmark
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Business And Innovation/entrepreneurship Teacher Education Checkmark
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Education, Other Checkmark
Education/teaching Of Individuals With Multiple Disabilities Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education Checkmark
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Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Industrial Production Technologies/technicians, Other Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Writing, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textile Marketing Management Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Dietetics/dietitian Checkmark Checkmark
Health And Wellness, General Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Radiologic Technology/science - Radiographer Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Humanities/humanistic Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Forestry, Other Checkmark
Wildlife, Fish And Wildlands Science And Management Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Facilities Management, General Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Behavioral Neuroscience Checkmark
Industrial And Organizational Psychology Checkmark
Psychology, General Checkmark
Social Psychology Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Crisis/emergency/disaster Management Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Criminology Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geographic Information Science And Cartography Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8,143
Applied
6,524
Accepted
5,482
Enrolled
80%
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Female Admissions

5,273
Females Applied
4,232
Females Accepted
80%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,870
Males Applied
2,292
Males Accepted
80%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.45
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Interview
Other requirements: Minimum SAT score of 980 or ACT Composite of 21

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported 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
SAT Critical Reading 539 480 580
SAT Math 563 510 600
ACT Composite 22 19 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,383
In-state
13,830
Out-of-state
6,383
In-district
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Fees

4,242
Full-time student fees
9,270
Room & board
5,420
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

10,864
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,537
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
10,176
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,820
Avg. Loan Aid
3,006
Avg. Grant Aid
6,311
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
62%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
45%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,482
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
31%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.96%
Black or African American 5.34%
White or Caucasian 82.74%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.19%
Asian 0.83%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.16%
Two or more races 3.38%
Other 1.03%

Gender

Male (41.12%)
Female (58.88%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 33%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Family Day and Northwest Week

Student Services

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

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
National Society of Leadership and Success, Sigma Society, Indian Student Association, Sigma Kappa and Sigma Sigma Sigma

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
Crisis Manager Mobile App; Safe Ride Shuttle & Taxi

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 2 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 No
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball No No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 2 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 No
Softball Checkmark Division 2 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

297
Total Faculty
20:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 231
Part-time - 66
Male - 150
Female - 147
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