Tuition & Fees

$8,567

$14,466

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

400-499
2%
300-399
16%
200-299
82%
500-599
5%
400-499
34%
300-399
31%
200-299
30%
30-36
6%
24-29
26%
18-23
48%
12-17
20%
30-36
2%
24-29
31%
18-23
40%
12-17
27%
30-36
4%
24-29
31%
18-23
56%
12-17
9%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

56%

male

female

1
21

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,754
Declined + 1,255
Total Received 5,009
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Public

5,618

undergraduate students

975

graduate students

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School Facts

Northwest Missouri State University, founded in 1905, is a public university. Its 240-acre campus is located in Maryville, MO, 95 miles north of Kansas City.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 6,593
Established in 1905
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Maryville, MO

370-acre campus in Maryville (population: 12,062), 90 miles from Kansas City. Served by bus; major airport serves Kansas City. School occasionally operates transportation to Kansas City airport.

Northwest Missouri State University
800 University Drive
Maryville, MO 64468

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
34%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
9 fraternities 18% of male students
 
7 sororities 18% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
77%
Bottom 1/2
23%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

400-499
2%
300-399
16%
200-299
82%
500-599
5%
400-499
34%
300-399
31%
200-299
30%
30-36
6%
24-29
26%
18-23
48%
12-17
20%
30-36
2%
24-29
31%
18-23
40%
12-17
27%
30-36
4%
24-29
31%
18-23
56%
12-17
9%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,754
Declined + 1,255
Total Received 5,009

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Interview
Recommendations
Secondary school record
State residency

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Bev Schenkel
Dean of Enrollment Management
P: 660 562-1562
F: 660 562-1821
admissions@nwmissouri.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,567
Room & board $8,558
Books & supplies $400
Total $17,525
Average Financial Aid - $9,623
Total with Avg. Aid $7,902

Financial Aid

68%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,623

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $7,901,629
State $2,143,817
Institutional $3,712,609
Other external $439,114
Total $14,197,169

Non-need-based

Federal $76,169
State $209,723
Institutional $3,771,593
Other external $393,134
Total $4,450,619

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association (Division II)
Mascot
Bearcats
School colors
forest green and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting/Private
Accounting/Public
Advertising
Agricultural Business
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Education
Agricultural Science
Agriculture
Agronomy
Alternative Energy
Animal Science
Animal Science/Pre-Veterinary Medicine
Applied Computer Science
Applied Health Sciences
Art
Art Education
Art/Graphic Design
Art/Studio
Biology
Biology Education
Biology/Biology/Comprehensive
Biology/Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biomedical Sciences/Chiropractic Track
Biology/Cell/Molecular Biology
Biology/Psychology
Biotechnology
Business Administration
Business Economics
Business Education
Business Management
Business Technology/Interactive Digital Media
Business Technology/Management
Business Technology/Networking
Chemistry ACS
Chemistry Education
Chemistry/Biochemistry
Chemistry/General Chemistry
Chemistry/Medicinal
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Communication/Interpersonal Communication
Communication/Organizational Communication
Communication/Public Relations
Communication/Rhetoric
Computer Science
Counseling Psychology
Economics
Educational Leadership/Elementary
Educational Leadership/P-12
Educational Leadership/Secondary
Elementary Education
Emergency/Disaster Management
English
English Education
Finance
Finance/Corporate Finance
Finance/Financial Computing
Finance/Financial Management
Finance/Financial Services
Foods/Nutrition/Dietetics
Geographic Information Science
Geographic Information Science/Civic/Public
Geographic Information Science/Data/Technology
Geographic Information Science/Earth Technology
Geographic Information Science/Emergency Response Management
Geographic Information Science/Geographic
Geology
Geology/Environmental
Geology/General Geology
Guidance/Counseling
Health Management
Health/Physical Education
Higher Education Leadership
History
Horticulture
Industrial Psychology
Information Technology Management
Instrumental Music Education/Non-Piano
Instrumental Music Education/Piano
Interactive Digital Media/Computer Science Programming
Interactive Digital Media/New Media
Interactive Digital Media/Visual Imaging
International Business
Liberal Arts/Sciences
Management Information Systems
Marine Biology
Marketing
Mass Media/Applied Advertising
Mass Media/Broadcast/Production
Mass Media/Multimedia Journalism
Mass Media/Sports Media
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Media Studies
Middle School Education
Music
Nanoscale Science/Biology
Nanoscale Science/Chemistry
Nanoscale Science/Physics
Nanoscience
Nursing
Philosophy
Physical Education
Political Science
Pre-Dental
Pre-Dental Hygiene
Pre-Engineering
Pre-Forestry
Pre-Law
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Mortuary Science
Pre-Nursing
Pre-Occupational Therapy
Pre-Optometry
Pre-Osteopathic Medicine
Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Physical Therapy
Pre-Podiatry
Pre-Radiology
Pre-Respiratory Therapy
Pre-Speech Pathology
Pre-Veterinary Medicine
Psychology
Psychology/Sociology
Public Administration
Quality
Reading
Recreation
Recreation/Corporate Recreation/Wellness
Recreation/Parks Management
Recreation/Therapeutic Recreation
Social Science Education
Spanish
Spanish Education
Special Education
Speech/Theatre Education
Teacher Leadership
Teaching Early Childhood Education
Teaching Elementary
Teaching English Language Learners
Teaching History
Teaching Instructional Technology
Teaching Mathematics
Teaching Middle School
Teaching Music
Teaching Science
Teaching Secondary
Teaching Secondary Agricultural Education
Teaching of English
Teaching/Learning
Technology in Agriculture
Theatre
Unified Science/Biology
Unified Science/Chemistry
Unified Science/Earth Science
Vocal Music Education/Piano
Vocal Music Education/Voice
Wildlife Ecology/Conservation
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Undergraduate

85%

5,618
students

Female
56%
3,168

Male
44%
2,450

Graduate

15%

975
students

Female
47%
462

Male
53%
513

undergraduateFull-time

88%

4,974
students

Female
58%
2,848

Male
42%
2,126

undergraduatePart-time

12%

644
students

Female
50%
320

Male
50%
324

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

64%

Transfer applicants accepted

54%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

trimester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Other
  • Talking books
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 31
Countries most often represented China
France
India
Nepal
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Cynthia Mayes
Admissions Specialist/International Specialist
660 562-1149
admissions@nwmissouri.edu

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