Missouri Western State University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Saint Joseph, MO

$8,225

Avg in-state tuition

$14,135

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Missouri Western State University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Missouri Western State University is a medium-sized public university located on an urban campus in Saint Joseph, Missouri. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,608, and admissions are selective. The university offers 52 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 38%, and a student-faculty ratio of 16:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $8,225, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $14,135.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

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Open admission Yes

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) --

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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6k

Students Enrolled

38%

Online Student Enrollment

16:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Demographics

White

76%

Black

9%

Two or more races

6%

Hispanic

3%

Unknown

2%

Asian

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

61%

Socio-economic diversity

51% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

6

Total Online Enrollment

2,131

Student Location Breakout

38% 62%

Percent of Programs Online

92% On-campus

8% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's 8% online

Graduate Certificate 14% online

Master's 8% online

Doctorate Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

51%

State Grant Aid

51%

Institution Grant Aid

77%

Pell Grant

51%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,062
State Grant Aid $2,174
Institution Grant Aid $5,027
Pell Grant Aid $4,759

Financial Outlook

$31k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$22k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.