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Missouri Western State University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

6,095 students

100% admitted

  • 4,386 full time
  • 1,709 part time
  • 1,948 men full time
  • 2,438 women full time
  • open enrollment

5,451 Undergraduates

$10,426 tuition/year

  • 122 Graduates
  • 522 Non-Degree
  • $10,426 out of state
  • $718 fees
  • $7,970 room & board
  • $800 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

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At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Plains Small city
Highest Degree Offered: Master's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Bianca from Saint Joseph, MO
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  • comprehensive courses with a wide selection of majors, minors, and a few certificate (2-year) programs. admission isn't competitive and is mostly open with their acceptance policy. the instructors have always…

  • Feb-04-2012 Read More
  • Faizan from St Joseph, MO
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  • missouri western have the best learning environment. faculty are friendly and are able to help students when needed. career advisors are also really helpful.…

  • Mar-04-2012 Read More
  • Megan from St Joseph, MO
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  • Missouri Western is a fun environment with a lot of school spirit. They offer a lot of interesting programs and classes that will help you reach your goal. The best…

  • May-31-2012 Read More
  • Lauren from St. Joseph, MO
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  • Teachers in Criminal Justice Department are very willing and helpful. Financial Aide department not able to provide assistance. Overall friendly environment.…

  • Jun-19-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

Missouri Western State University is a learning community focused on students as individuals and as members of society. Western offers students at all stages of life the opportunity to achieve excellence in the classroom and beyond, as they prepare to be leaders in their work and in their communities. As a leader itself, Western is committed to the educational, economic, cultural, and social development of the people and the region that it serves.

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 3
  • Emily from Overland, MO
  • Dec-30-2011 I am a current student here

    Arriving at Missouri Western located in St. Joseph, Mo in Fall 2011 I didn't know what to expect. I had never been on a tour and I missed registration. I didn't even know what the town looked like. I was moving four and a half hours away from home and I was sure I would hate it, but to my surprise I am actually enjoying Missouri Western. The quiet and small town is a great environment and a perfect place to put a school. The small town helps you focus on why you are there to begin with and everyone needs a little reminder from time to time.

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  • 5
  • Jessica
  • Dec-08-2011 I am a current student here

    There a hundreds of clubs and organizations on campus. There's always fun activities going on somewhere on campus. You just have to attack the oppurtunites.

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  • 5
  • Lindsey
  • Jun-18-2011 I am a current student here

    I found a group of people that I fit in with here. There is also a lot to do in town for fun. There are many groups on campus so everyone can find something to be a part of.

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  • 5
  • Joseph from Trenton, MO
  • May-23-2011 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I've grown up around St. Joseph, so I'm very familiar with the town itself. I've also attended functions at Mo West, so I'm familiar with the campus as well. I think that this will be a great school to earn a bachelor's degree.

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  • 5
  • Bethany from Saint Joseph, MO
  • Aug-22-2009 I am a current student here

    Not only is the amount of college students here just about perfect, but Saint Joseph has grown a lot in the last few years. Granted, Saint Joseph is small compared to many cities but there are plenty of shopping centers and great places to eat. Saint Joseph is the happy medium between small and large city colleges.

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