Northwest Missouri State University

Maryville, MO

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Northwest Missouri State University

Northwest Missouri State University

Northwest Missouri State University Student Essentials

Northwest Missouri State University Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Bearcats
Website: www.nwmissouri.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $6,175
Out-of-State Tuition: $11,062
Retention Rate: 67%
Enrollment: 8,408
Year Established: 1905

About Northwest Missouri State University

Northwest Missouri State University offers many undergraduate and graduate programs to help prepare students for their careers as well as setting them up for lifelong learning. The school offers well over 100 undergraduate programs, dozens of minors, and graduate programs as well.

Full-time students may be eligible to have a laptop and their textbooks provided so that all students are put in a position to succeed. Northwest Missouri State University has a “green” campus, including the use of alternative fuels for energy and a focus on recycling.

Northwest Missouri State University offers a significant discount for Missouri residents interested in undergraduate or graduate programs. The school also offers financial aid to eligible and approved applicants, including scholarship possibilities for both in-state and out-of-state residents.

Graduate assistantships are available for eligible applicants as well. With over 170 student organizations, there are a lot of activities for students to choose from. In addition, there are several student employment opportunities available to apply for.

You’re encouraged to take a tour of the campus to see what life at Northwest Missouri State University is really like. The tour includes visiting the student union, residence halls, academic buildings, classrooms, the library, and athletic and dining facilities.

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Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 6 Reviews

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

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating

I attended this college right out of high school and loved the atmosphere, but was alittle home sick and burned out on school, so I took a 7 year break. I am now taking online courses through this college and I am very satisfied. The online classes make it easy for me to stay out home with my two girls and are flexible enough to work around my busy schedule. The teachers respond quickly to emails and offer ample material for help. I love the fact textbooks and computers are included in tuition.


Student at This School - Grad Year 2016

Overall Rating

Overall, Northwest is a great campus. The students and faculty take much pride in their school. It is an amazing place, and is definitely a home away from home. The teachers know what they are doing, and there is always something that is being improved. I also enjoy that when you are in town it is completely green. Everyone is a Northwest fan and shows their spirit day in and day out. One of my utmost favorite things about Northwest is the football team. We are currently the MIAA Champions! We went 11-0 this season, and the awesome part, is that student tickets for home games are FREE! This is a great thing because at other schools tickets can get very pricey. The night life here is also very interesting. At 19 you can get in to the bars, so if you are old enough it is definitely the place to go, especially Molly's. If you are considering Northwest make sure you are prepared for small town life. You can drive down Business 71 in less than 15 minutes.


Northwest Missouri State University Map & Location

Northwest Missouri State University
800 University Drive
Maryville, MO 64468


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Getting Around Northwest Missouri State University

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

6/10
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Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Maryville, MO

Winter
Dec
37
18
Jan
34
14
Feb
39
19
Spring
Mar
51
29
Apr
63
39
May
73
51
Summer
Jun
83
61
Jul
87
65
Aug
86
63
Fall
Sep
78
53
Oct
66
41
Nov
51
30

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 6,930
Freshman Class 2,334
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 8,408

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 2%
  • African American: 6%
  • Caucasian: 85%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 5%
Latino 2%
African American 6%
Caucasian 85%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 5%

Undergraduate 82%
Graduate 18%
Full-Time 57%
Part-Time 43%
Women 58%
Men 42%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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