Northwest Missouri State University

country rank  661
world rank  1721

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University Overview

Established in 1905, Northwest Missouri State University is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Maryville (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Missouri. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Liberty, St. Joseph. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Northwest Missouri State University (NWMSU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Northwest Missouri State University (NWMSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 115 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. NWMSU 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 Northwest
Founded 1905
Motto student success - every student, every day
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address 800 University Drive
Maryville
64468-6001 Missouri
United States
Tel +1 (660) 562 1212
Fax +1 (660) 562 1121
Other locations Kansas City

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
International
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 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 Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 800 University Drive
Maryville 64468-6001
(660) 562 1562
800 633 1175

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Special Focus: Two-Year Institution

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Northwest Missouri State University's Library
Northwest Missouri 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 110,716 physical volumes, 3,316 physical media, 164,502 digital/electronic medium and 140 licensed digital/electronic databases. Northwest Missouri State University's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
Northwest Missouri State University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 2,963 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1921


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE)
  • 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)

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Online Courses

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