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Northwest Missouri State University

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Rating

Public

Type

8,027

Students

$10,738

Tuition

73%

Acceptance

#1424

Ranking

Remote Town

Campus Setting

Maryville, MO

800 University Drive, Maryville, MO 64468-6001

Northwest Missouri State University is a mid-sized public institution located in Maryville, MO ranked 30th in Missouri. It has a total of 6,165 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 73.24% acceptance rate. Northwest Missouri State University offers 128 different majors and is best known for its Social Psychology, Physiological Psychology, and Agronomy and Crop Science programs (nationally ranked 7th, 13th, and 22nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $4,956 for in-state students and $10,738 for those from out-of-state, Northwest Missouri State University is relatively inexpensive. 45.66% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, working. After college, alumni go on to bring in roughly $40,000 per year, which is 4% under the national median.
Rankings

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Cost

$14,020
Above Average

Northwest Missouri State University

$14,020

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$26,017

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$18,402

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

73%Acceptance
Less Selective

Northwest Missouri State University

73%

National

69%
Sat

998 - 1240

4% of students submit

Admissions Yield

21%

ACT

17 - 24

96% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$0

Students

6,165Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

99%

Part-Time

1%
Male

43%

In-state

83%

Female

57%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

5%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
8% Elementary Education and Teaching8% Business Administration and Management, General6% Computer Science78% Others

8% Elementary Education and Teaching

8% Business Administration and Management, General

6% Computer Science

78% Others

Elementary Education and Teaching

8%

123 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

8%

117 Graduates

Computer Science

6%

98 Graduates

Educational Leadership and Administration, General

6%

93 Graduates

Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations

5%

70 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies

5%

70 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences, General

4%

60 Graduates

Psychology, General

4%

59 Graduates

Academics

C+
Professors
StudentsProfessors21:121:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

21

Number of Library Books

96,983

Academic Spend per Student

$7,357

Full-time Retention Rate

75%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$32,400/Year

Northwest Missouri State University

$32,400

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$32,400

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$40,000

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

45%