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Northwest Missouri State University

Maryville, MO

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Northwest Missouri State University

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
Associate Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@nwmissouri.edu
Phone: 660-562-1146
Fax: 660-562-1337

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Data Modeling/warehousing And Database Administration Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geographic Information Science And Cartography Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,048
Applied
4,788
Accepted
5,654
Enrolled
79%
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Female Admissions

3,666
Females Applied
2,904
Females Accepted
79%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,382
Males Applied
1,884
Males Accepted
79%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.37
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
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 22 20 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,702
In-state
12,355
Out-of-state
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Fees

4,103
Full-time student fees
10,016
Room & board
6,356
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

9,815
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,073
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
9,484
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,938
Avg. Loan Aid
2,841
Avg. Grant Aid
6,163
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
60%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
41%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,654
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
32%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.08%
Black or African American 5.64%
White or Caucasian 81.33%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.33%
Asian 0.77%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.13%
Two or more races 3.56%
Other 0.94%

Gender

Male (42.75%)
Female (57.25%)

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

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Family Day and Northwest Week

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Indian Student Association, ACM, National Society of Leadership and Success, Student Senate and Resident Hall Association (RHA)

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark No Checkmark
Cheerleading No No Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No 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 No Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark No 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 No No No
Basketball No Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 1 No
Racquetball No No No
Riflery No No No
Sand Volleyball No No No
Soccer No Division 2 No
Softball No Division 2 No
Table Tennis No No No
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee No No No
Volleyball No Division 2 Checkmark
Weight Lifting No No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

324
Total Faculty
21:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 241
Part-time - 83
Male - 158
Female - 144