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About Northwest Missouri State University

Originally established in 1905, Northwest Missouri State University is a state-assisted, four-year regional university that also offers graduate degree programs.

Quality Academics

Northwest offers 135 undergraduate programs and 36 graduate's programs. The Business, Education, Geography and Agriculture departments graduate the largest number of students each year. Career Services offers an "Exploring Majors" fair where students can learn about different majors on campus and find which major is the perfect fit for them.

Northwest currently has around 7,000 students. This size of campus offers great opportunities for students to succeed socially, as well as academically. With a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1, you never feel like a number and receive personalized attention from faculty.

Students

Total Students

8,322

Student Ratio
Female 56%
Male 44%

Faculty

Total Faculty

783

Student/Faculty Ratio
22 : 1
 

Tuition

Estimated Cost

$21,681

Admissions

Total Applicants

6,851

Admitted

70%

Enrolled

23%

Test Scores

SAT Math

480-580

SAT Reading

470-620

SAT Writing

ACT Composite

20-25

Students & Faculty

Students
  • 8,322Total Students
  • 3,623Male Students
  • 4,699Female Students
  • 327Total Intl Students
  • 208Intl Male Students
  • 119Intl Female Students
Faculty
  • 783Total Faculty
  • 417Male Faculty
  • 366Female Faculty
  • 22:1Student/Fac Ratio

Admissions

6,851
total applicants

70%
admitted (4779)

23%
enrolled (1595)


SAT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
480-580
Math
470-620
Reading
ACT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
20-25
Composite
18-24
Math
19-25
English

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.


Other Requirements:
TOEFL?
Required
Admissions Test Scores?
Required
Other Test?
Neither required nor recommended
College Prep?
Required
Recommendations?
Neither required nor recommended
*All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of May 2013

Degrees & Programs

Accounting
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Advertising
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Teacher Education
Agriculture, General
Agronomy and Crop Science
Animal Sciences, General
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other
Business Teacher Education
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer Teacher Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Dietetics/Dietitian
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Education, Other
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Geography
Geography, Other
Geology/Earth Science, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
History Teacher Education
History, General
Horticultural Science
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
Information Science/Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Journalism
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Management Information Systems, General
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Organizational Communication, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television
Reading Teacher Education
Rhetoric and Composition
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary School Administration/Principalship
Social Psychology
Social Science Teacher Education
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Statistics, General
Superintendency and Educational System Administration
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
800 University Drive
Maryville, Missouri 64468-6001
P: (660) 562-1212
F: (660) 562-1900

Studying in Missouri

Many international students choose to study in Missouri due to the state's highly ranked and prestigious universities. New reports show a substantial increase in the number of international students in Missouri by more than 18 percent over last year. Because of this growth, Missouri was recently ranked the 16th state in the nation for its ability to attract international students.
Read our full article on studying in Missouri

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