Missouri Western State University (MWSU)

Saint Joseph, MO

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Missouri Western State University

Missouri Western State University Student Essentials

Missouri Western State University Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Griffons
Website: www.missouriwestern.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $5,108
Out-of-State Tuition: $9,866
Enrollment: 5,565
Year Established: 1969

About MWSU

Missouri Western State University is a learning community that helps students receive a quality education through applied learning, and prepares them to be leaders in their careers and communities. A member of the State of Missouri school system, the school was originally founded in 1915. The campus is located in St. Joseph, Missouri.

The accredited university offers more than 70 undergraduate and graduate programs. The university’s academic departments include the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, College of Professional Studies, Steven l. Craig School of Business, Graduate School, and Regional Community Policing Institute.

The university houses several residence halls for students in an effort to help them take full advantage of college life. A few of the many amenities available to students are air conditioning and heating, cable hook-up, 24-hour police department, and more.

Many Missouri Western State University students take advantage of financial aid. The Financial Aid Office is a member of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) and is very dedicated to helping students minimize the amount of student loan debt. Eligible students may earn scholarships or grants and receive student loans to help cover the remaining amount of their tuition.

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MWSU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

50% of students gave Missouri Western State University 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating

I love MoWest! it is close enough that I can go home on weekends but far enough so I experience campus life. I like the schedule and having an advisor guide me on which courses to take. The campus is awesoem!


Parent of Student

Overall Rating

I really like the school, it is very diverse and the teachers that I met were great.


MWSU Map & Location

Missouri Western State University
4525 Downs Drive
Saint Joseph, MO 64507


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Getting Around MWSU

Walkability

Fair walkability. You could have a car for this area, but walking is possible.

4/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Saint Joseph, MO

Winter
Dec
39
20
Jan
37
17
Feb
43
22
Spring
Mar
55
31
Apr
66
43
May
75
53
Summer
Jun
84
63
Jul
87
67
Aug
86
64
Fall
Sep
79
54
Oct
67
43
Nov
53
31

MWSU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 5,443
Freshman Class 2,653
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 5,565

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 2%
  • African American: 10%
  • Caucasian: 84%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 2%
Latino 2%
African American 10%
Caucasian 84%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 2%

Undergraduate 98%
Graduate 2%
Full-Time 0%
Part-Time 100%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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