79%

Acceptance Rate

$7,964

Avg.Financial Aid

002496

FAFSA Code

About Northwest Missouri State University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

6,857

Website

www.nwmissouri.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

800 University Drive

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6605621212
Fax: 6605621900
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Rankings

The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. Usually, the rankings of colleges/universities by Forbes and US News are considered trustworthy by applicants and experts. However, Northwest Missouri State University doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications. Generally, the ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

79%

SAT Range

976 - 1193

ACT Range

19 - 24

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. Northwest Missouri State University has 4 admission thresholds. A non-refundable fee, along with the application form, is required to be deposited by the students, in order to complete the process. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 998-1240 to improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Northwest Missouri State University, must score 22 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 19 are also given admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 800 University Drive, Maryville, Missouri 64468-6001, or call (660) 562-1212.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$12,524

Average Annual Cost

$4,562

Books And Supplies

$400

Other Fees

$3,282

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$8,932

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,575

Total One Year Cost

$19,751

Before applying to NMSU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $23,126. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

22:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

78%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

67%

Academic Calendar

Trimester

Research Funding per Student

$60

Faculty Overview

58%

Male Professors

42%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Teacher Education and Professional...

115 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

77 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

76 Graduates

Agricultural Business and Managemen...

65 Graduates

Psychology, General

63 Graduates

Marketing

61 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facil...

48 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

47 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

43 Graduates

Research and Experimental Psycholog...

39 Graduates

Animal Sciences

34 Graduates

Biology, General

34 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

33 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

30 Graduates

Agriculture, General

27 Graduates

Computer Software and Media Applica...

27 Graduates

Plant Sciences

27 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

26 Graduates

Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

21 Graduates

Chemistry

18 Graduates

Industrial Production Technologies/...

16 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

15 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

15 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

15 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

13 Graduates

Homeland Security

13 Graduates

Political Science and Government

13 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

12 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

12 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

11 Graduates

Business Operations Support and Ass...

10 Graduates

International Business

9 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

6 Graduates

Economics

6 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

6 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

5 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

5 Graduates

Biological and Physical Sciences

4 Graduates

History

4 Graduates

Music

4 Graduates

Wildlife and Wildlands Science and...

4 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

3 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

2 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

2 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

2 Graduates

Philosophy

2 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

2 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

2 Graduates

Apparel and Textiles

1 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

1 Graduates

Mathematics

1 Graduates

Public Administration

1 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

1 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

5,654

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

32%

Full-time

87%

Part-time

13%

Students Gender

Male

43%

US National: 44%

Female

57%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

82% White

2% Unknown

5% Black

4% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

31%

Out Of State

67%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$55,791 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

37%

Averege Housing Cost

$5,272/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,660/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,660/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Bearcats

School Colors

forest green and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Mid-America Intercollegiate Ath Assoc

Total Male Athletes

249

Total Female Athletes

131

Intramural Sports

14

Sports Club

4

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. At NMSU, $9,022 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The average meal plan at NMSU costs around $3,660 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 42% and 58%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$32,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$40,000/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$15,250

$28,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$158 - 291

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

97%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,964

Students Receiving Federal Grants

39%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,386

Students Receiving State Aid

37%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,102

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

93%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,625

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$10,061

$30K - $48K

$9,589

$48K - $75K

$7,349

$75K - $110K

$4,724

> $110K

$3,602

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$591,764

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$4,367,267

In case the students at Northwest Missouri State University face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $4,509, whereas the financial aid is $5,690. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $2,010 as well as institutional aid worth $5,690. At NMSU, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $591,764 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $4,367,267.

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