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About Northwest Missouri State University

Northwest Missouri State is a public university that offers Bachelors and Masters programs at an affordable cost. We have scholarships available to ALL students who qualify.

Some highlights of Northwest include:

•A safe, friendly place to study in the Midwest--ranked #22 safest college town!

•Quality education at a low cost

•ALL courses taught by professors

•Scholarships available to ALL undergraduate and graduate students

•Strong Career Placement after graduation

•Opportunities for directed research with faculty

•Small class size and personal attention

•$17,400 UG annual cost includes tuition, laptop, textbooks, meals, insurance, airport pickup, academic support, WiFi, campus shuttle

•$20,700 GR annual cost includes all of above except textbooks

•Ranked #1 Regional Selective university in Missouri--US News

•Ranked #1 in Missouri for Getting a Job--

•One of the Safest College Towns

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School Overview

Maryville, Missouri
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(660) 562-1367
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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.
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800 University Drive
Maryville, Missouri 64468
(660) 562-1367
(660) 562-1546


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Student Services

Textbooks and Laptop

Textbooks and Laptop Included Studying just got a little easier. Students at Northwest save $7,200 over four years in textbook and laptop fees with the school's rental program. (Graduate students pay for textbooks.)

Rental of your primary textbooks is included in your tuition and fees. Full-time undergraduate (at least 12 credit hours) and graduate students (at least 9 credit hours) will also receive a fully loaded laptop to use while studying at Northwest. Northwest students save time and money by not having to find, buy and resell textbooks, and on-campus technical support is provided to students.

The Electronic Campus

Since 1987, Northwest has provided laptops to all students. Free campus-wide WiFi, free IT help, up-to-date hardware and all the software needed for classes assure you will have a positive classroom experience--and save you money!

The Electronic Campus and Computing Museum Northwest Missouri State University has been directly and indirectly involved in computing technology since 1945 when Northwest alumnus Jean Jennings Bartik became one of the first computer programmers.

Jean was one of only six women involved in programming the ENIAC, the world's first Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer. She also went on to program the UNIVAC I, the world's first commercial computer.

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