5,474
Students
Financial aid thermometer
9,727
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
74
74%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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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
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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Agronomy And Crop Science Checkmark
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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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Management Information Systems Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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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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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
Industrial And Organizational Psychology Checkmark
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,129
Applied
3,801
Accepted
5,474
Enrolled
74%
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Female Admissions

2,992
Females Applied
2,246
Females Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,137
Males Applied
1,555
Males Accepted
73%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.39
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 Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo 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

9,727
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,144
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
8,002
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,880
Avg. Loan Aid
2,910
Avg. Grant Aid
5,951
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
62%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
30%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,474
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
30%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.89%
Black or African American 5.43%
White or Caucasian 80.53%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.29%
Asian 0.91%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.18%
Two or more races 3.34%
Other 1.7%

Gender

Male (42.77%)
Female (57.23%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options 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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Other Campus Security & Safety:
security personnel are all police officers

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 2 No
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Cheerleading No Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 No
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Golf Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
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Volleyball 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 Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 2 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 No
Softball Checkmark Division 2 No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
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Wrestling No No No

Faculty

302
Total Faculty
21:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 241
Part-time - 61
Male - 158
Female - 144