Academics

Location
Saint Joseph, MO
Undergrads
4,077
Tuition (in-state)
$11,144 ($6,007)
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4 College Freshman

Academics: Extra help and options for tutoring are very known. Curriculum is strict and for the most part followed. There are many areas on campus that allow for quiet places to study. Teachers give a fair amount of homework (that goes along with the curriculum).

4 College Freshman

Academics: ill say science i like bology

4 College Freshman

Academics: they give a good center to learn at and get help

4 College Junior

Academics: I get to be as creative as I want and i feel like it is a very rewarding job.

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3 College Junior

Academics: Missouri western hashing standards with their academic programs and take them seriously.

1 person found this useful Report
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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 152nd
    Best Online Course Options
  • 200th
    Best Registration Process
  • 280th
    Best Course Variety
  • 313rd
    Best Student-Faculty Ratio
  • 326th
    Most Available Classes

Student Author Overview

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Facts & Statistics

Student-Faculty Ratio
19:1
Full-Time Instructional Faculty
188
Part-Time Instructional Faculty
195
Total FT Faculty
188
Faculty with Terminal Degree
81%
Average Faculty Salary
$59,362
Full-Time Retention Rate
58%
Part-Time Retention Rate
41%
Transfer-Out Rate
32%
Graduation Rate
31%
Programs/Majors Offered
61
Academic/Career Counseling?
Yes
Remedial Services?
Yes
Instructional Programs
Occupational: Yes
Academic: Yes
Continuing Professional: Yes
Recreational/Avocational: Yes
Adult Basic Remedial: Yes
Secondary (High School): No
Special Credit Opportunities
Advanced Placement (AP) Credits: Yes
Dual Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credits: Yes
Degrees Awarded
  • Associate degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-bachelor's certificate
Most Popular Majors
  • Business Administration and Management: 5%
  • Criminal Justice and Safety Studies: 4%
  • Health, Outdoor, and Physical Education: 3%
  • Registered Nursing (RN): 6%
Special Study Options
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)
  • Weekend/evening college

Student Polls

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements?    Based on 22 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • The academic advisers are helpful.
  • It is easy to get the classes you want.
  • Grading is generally consistent and fair.
  • There are a variety of interesting courses to take.
  • Students are encouraged to explore a wide range of courses and topics.
  • My Gen-Ed requirements are worthwhile and meaningful.
  • The workload is easy to manage.
  • There are plenty of good online course options.
  • Teaching assistants (TAs) are used effectively.
  • The course scheduling/registration process is efficient and student-friendly.
  • Classrooms/labs are up-to-date and incorporate new technologies effectively.

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements regarding the professors at this school?    Based on 22 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Professors are approachable and helpful when needed
  • Professors are engaging and easy to understand.
  • Professors are experts in their field.
  • Professors are passionate about the topics they teach.
  • Professors care about their students' success.
  • Professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.
  • Professors use teaching assistants (TAs) effectively.

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