Missouri Western State University

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world rank  3303

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Established in 1915, Missouri Western State University is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of St. Joseph (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Missouri. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Missouri Western State University (MWSU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Missouri Western State University (MWSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. MWSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym MWSU
Founded 1915
Motto Everything is Possible
Colours Black and gold

University Location

Address 4525 Downs Drive
St. Joseph
64507 Missouri
United States
Tel +1 (816) 271 4200
Fax +1 (816) 271 5833

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office 4525 Downs Drive, Eder Hall
St. Joseph 64507
(816) 271 4200

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Missouri Western State University's Library
Missouri Western State University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 164,276 physical volumes, 12,526 physical media and 66 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Missouri Western State University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,336 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIM)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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