• Address: 3410 Taft Blvd, Wichita Falls, TX 76308, USA

  • Phone Number: (800) 842-1922

  • Website: https://mwsu.edu/

About

Midwestern State University is a public university and was established as Wichita Falls Junior College in the year 1922. It was grown as a regional state university from a junior college by serving a wide and varied public. The Texas Legislature changed the name to Midwestern State University in 1975. The one and only University in Texas which become a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC).

  • Midwestern State University acceptance rate is 74%.

  • It has a total population of 6,064 with a student-faculty ratio of 18:1.

  • The graduation rate of the university is 41%. 

  • The university has a retention rate of 70% of full-time students and 67% part-time students.

  • Midwestern State University address is 3410 Taft Blvd, Wichita Falls, TX 76308, USA. 

Midwestern State University Online

  • The university is offering 18 online programs across 8 disciplines. Classes are taught to students through online are by the same faculty whoever teaches on the campus.

  • The students should register on the university website to start their online courses immediately. There are no conditions for the students to take up their online courses, the university provides unconditional online programs to everyone.

  • Helpdesk is available by 24/7, to help students if they find any difficulty. Students can participate in assignments and group discussions at any time and from any place.

  • Midwestern State University Portal - The university portal is called myMSUTEXAS. It is a secured gateway for universities online services. The faculty, staff, current students, alumni, new students can access this for information, services quickly and easily. This can be accessed through any gadget like mobile, laptop, computer. There will be a personal username and password will be given to students and faculty to access. 


Midwestern State University Schools

The following are the schools which are providing online programs under the university.

College of Science and Mathematics

Dillard College of Business Administration

Lamar D. Fain Robert D. and Carol Gunn College of Fine Arts

College of Health Sciences and Human Services

Prothro-Yeager College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Gordon T. and Ellen West College of Education


Midwestern State University Reviews

The following are the reviews about the university by some of the students.

  • The university campus is so good to enjoy with a lot of opportunities to get involved, these include, numerous clubs, fraternities, arts, sororities, and athletics.

  • It encourages all rounded education for its students and the professors are amazing and strive to deliver their knowledge in a new way of teaching all the time.

  • Students can find people from all over the world and it is a home of diverse people. The overall experience of the university is pretty good. 

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Public

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Headquartered at

Wichita Falls, Texas

FAFSA/Federal School Code

003592

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Institutional Accreditation

SACSCOC

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Programmatic Accreditation

CCNE, JRCERT

Historically Black College or University

No

Data Source: https://mwsu.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Accreditation

Midwestern State University accreditation is Regional Accreditation. The institutional accreditation standards were set by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

In addition to institutional accreditation, most of the programs offered by the Midwestern State University are accredited programmatically.

  • Midwestern State University nursing was accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

  • Master of Science in Radiologic Science was accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology(JRCERT). 

Campus Life

Living on campus is convenient, affordable, and engaging. As the residential campus is growing, students can enjoy some of the best services and facilities. The campus is facilitated with dining, Residence, and housing services. The campus also has a state of the art fitness facility, student safety policy, dedicated health and counseling services.

Students can get involved in more than 100 student organizations, multicultural affairs, student government associations, frequent activities of a cultural, social, service, recreational, leadership nature and has a thriving Greek system for everyone.

Midwestern State University Athletics

The University provides sports for both men and women. The sports are like football, basketball, golf, soccer, tennis for men, and for women golf, softball, soccer, volleyball, basketball, golf, cross country, rowing.

Football - The university has their own team called MSU football team. It has the best track record in football as the team has won continuously in one or other continuously more than past 4 years with the guidance of head coach Bill Maskill.

Midwestern State University Bookstore

The University has its own bookstore so that students can purchase anything from the store either online or offline with different categories such as

  • Books- In this students can find all textbooks, course material, and general books.

  • Apparel & Accessories- In this men and women have separate clothes such as t-shirts, pants, sweatshirts, shorts, hats and more. Even students can find footwear, sportswear also.

  • Gifts & Collection- Here students can find blankets, drinkware, auto accessories, school accessories and more.

Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 18: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 70 % Part Time: 67 %
Total Population 6,064
Student Population Full Time: 4,325 Part Time: 1,739
Gender Division Male: 41 % Female: 59 %

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 33 %

The College Monk

Female: 48 %

Total Graduation Rate: 41 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

Midwestern State University (MSU) offers 18 online programs across 8 Majors

Business Management

Offering 4 programs accross 1 degrees

Nursing

Offering 5 programs accross 3 degrees

Criminal Justice

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Education

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Health Science

Offering 3 programs accross 2 degrees

Information Systems

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Arts

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Science

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Admissions

Midwestern State University (MSU) Acceptance Rate is 74%

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $25
Graduate Application Fee $35

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission Statistics
Total Applicants 3,461
Total Applicants Admitted 2,577
Applicants Enrolled 740
Full time Applicants Enrolled 734
Part Time Applicants Enrolled 6
Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Midwestern State University (MSU) Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 477
Number of students submitting ACT scores 462
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 65%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 63%
SAT Math 495 average 450 - 540 range
SAT Critical Reading 500 average 450 - 550 range
SAT Writing 465 average 420 - 510 range
ACT Composite 21 average 19 - 24 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

The university award a wide range of financial aid and other scholarships to undergraduate students and graduate students.

The universities generous financial aid packages are coupled with affordability which provides an actual cost that is lower than most of the students expect.

The financial aid will be provided in the form of grants, loans, and scholarships.

The eligible students can utilize these aids and can meet up their academic needs.

The students who are interested in this aid must fill up the FAFSA form. The Midwestern State University Federal School Code/FAFSA Code is 003592.

  • Federal Aid awarded by the university includes Pell Grant, TEACH Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Federal Direct Subsidized Loan, Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan, Federal Direct PLUS Loan.

  • State Aid includes Toward Excellence, Access, & Success Grant, TEXAS B-On-Time Loan, College Access Loan (CAL).

  • Institutional Aid such as Academic Scholarships, Athletic Scholarships.

  • Military Aid includes GI Bill, Vocational Rehabilitation, Post 9/11 GI Bill, Survivors, and Dependents. 

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,496 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen. March 1st, 2019
TEACH Grant $1,250 Undergraduate or Graduate. Students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school. 3.25 CGPA. March 1st, 2019
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) $1,250 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen. March 1st, 2019
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $5,549 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Enrolled at least half-time. March 1st, 2019
Direct Unsubsidized Loan $5,549 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Enrolled at least half-time. March 1st, 2019
Direct PLUS Loan $8,996 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Enrolled at least half-time. Dependent students. March 1st, 2019
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work Study Varies U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Enrolled at least half-time. Satisfactory academic progress. March 1st, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Scholarships and Grants

Institutional Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Mustangs Guarantee Program $3,456 Texas resident, Be eligible for the Federal Pell Grant, Have a combined family Adjusted Gross Income of $50,000 or less December 15th, 2018
Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Athletic Scholarships $3,456 U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen. Generally awarded based on the student's athletic ability. April 1st, 2019
Academic Scholarships $3,456 Generally awarded for academic achievement, Applicant's past record ACT or SAT scores, participation in extracurricular activities. April 1st, 2019
Freshman Distinction Scholarship $2,500 The candidate should have 1360 Old SAT, 1420 New SAT, or 31 ACT. April 1st, 2019
Freshman Excellence $2,000 The candidate should have 1170 Old SAT, 1240 New SAT, or 26 ACT. April 1st, 2019
Outstanding Freshman $1,000 The candidate should have 1090 Old SAT, 1160 New SAT, or 24 ACT. April 1st, 2019
Institutional Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Emergency Tuition and Fee Loan (ETFL) Varies Demonstrate the need of financial aid. Varies

Data Source: https://mwsu.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Grants and Scholarships

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Texas Public Educational Grant (TPEG) $4,100 Must be Texas residents, non-residents or foreign students, Show financial need, Register for the Selective Service, unless exempt. January 15th, 2019
Toward Excellence, Access and Success Grant Program (TEXAS Grant) $4,100 Must be registered with Selective Service, or be exempt; Must have a 9-month Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of no more than $5,609; Be classified by the institution as a Texas Resident; January 15th, 2019
State Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Texas B-On-Time Loan $4,100 A Texas resident, Enrolled full time in an undergraduate degree program. January 15th, 2019
College Access Loan (CAL) $4,100 Must be a U.S. citizen, Must be at least 21 years of age; Must have a regular source of income. January 15th, 2019
State Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Top 10 Percent Scholarship Program $4,100 Must be Texas residents, non-residents or foreign students, Show financial need. January 15th, 2019
State Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
State Work Study Varies U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Enrolled at least half-time. Satisfactory academic progress. Varies

Data Source: https://mwsu.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military and Veteran Benefits

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Post 9/11 GI Bill $6,240 Individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service after September 10, 2001. Honorably discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. Varies
Montgomery GI Bill Varies For active duty or selected reserve members of Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard. Varies
Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP) Varies Elected to make contributions from own military pay to participate in this education benefit program. Varies
Survivors & Dependents Assistance (DEA) Varies Eligible dependents of certain veterans who are permanently and totally disabled due to a service-related condition. Dependent of veterans who died while on active duty or as a result of a service-related condition. Varies
Tuition Assistance Program $2,518 Eligible Members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard. Varies

Data Source: https://mwsu.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $6,071
$30,001 - $48,000 $7,333
$48,001 - $75,000 $11,022
$75,001 - $110,000 $15,215
Over $110,000 $15,807

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 37% $4,083
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 82% $7,126
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 43% $4,256
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 64% $3,165
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 55% $5,622
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 55% $5,364
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 9,777
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 530 $2,499
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 208 $5,950
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 322 $269

Data Source: https://mwsu.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Library

The university library is called a Moffet library. It is where students can find all kinds of printed and electronic books, journals and media items which are held in the library. Students should pay a certain library fee to access either online or offline. Students can borrow, renew, and can request the items if they find difficulty. If the material is not available at Moffett library students can request for an inter-library loan. Researchers can get support from librarian through email, chat, or phone and also can schedule an appointment with them.

The university provides all the facilities to their distance learning students, by providing access for them through the internet. A different username and password will be given to them so that they can use the online library as of how others offline. Students can also request extra material if needed. 

Rankings

The ranking is based on the U.S. news reports.

  • It is ranked as 36th in Top Public Schools by the U.S. News & Report.

  • It is ranked as 91st in Regional Universities West.

  • The university ranked in between 458-503 in Business Programs.

  • The university ranked in between 193- 205 in Engineering Programs(non-doctorate).

  • The university was recently recognized as one among the list of 10 public schools with cheapest out-of-state tuition.

FAQ's

  Does online students portal offered by MSU?

Yes, The university portal is called myMSUTEXAS. It is a secured gateway for universities online services. The faculty, staff, current students, alumni, new students can access this for information, services quickly and easily.

  What are the tuition and fee at MSU?

The tuition fees of MSU is:

  • For the in-state student's tuition per year is $5,216 and fee per year is $3,478.

  • For the out-state student's tuition per year is $7166 and fee per year is $3478.

  Is any nursing programs offered by MSU?

Yes, MSU offers 5 nursing programs across 3 degrees.

  What is the acceptance rate of MSU?

The acceptance rate of MSU is 74%.

  Is financial aid offered by the university?

Yes, MSU offers financial aid in the form of grants, loans, and scholarships.

  What is the address of the MSU?

MSU is located in 3410 Taft Blvd, Wichita Falls, TX 76308, USA.

  What is the average SAT score requirement for the MSU?

The average SAT score requirement for the MSU is 1070 on the 1600 SAT scale

  What is the minimum ACT score required to get into MSU?

The minimum ACT score required to get into MSU is 19.

  What is the phone number of the MSU?

The phone no of the MSU is (800) 842-1922.

  What is the federal school code of the MSU?

The FAFSA/Federal School Code is 003592.

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