Missouri Western State University

579 reviews
  1. Saint Joseph, MO
  2. 4 Year
C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    C
  2. Value
    C
  3. Diversity
    C
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    C+
Missouri Western State University is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association
Address
4525 Downs Dr
Saint Joseph, MO 64507

Missouri Western State University Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
Data not available
ACT Range
Data not available
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Data not available
High School GPA
Data not available

Cost

Net Price
$10,021/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $8,780/ year
  • $30-48k
    $8,814/ year
  • $49-75k
    $11,396/ year
  • $76-110k
    $13,016/ year
  • $110k+
    $13,455/ year

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.30 responses
77%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.30 responses
60%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.30 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,875Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
17%
Pell Grant
53%
Varsity Athletes
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 14 responses
Report
  • Focused
    36%
  • Uniquely amazing
    36%
  • Fun
    29%
  • Friendly
    0%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
Poll
50%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.36 responses
Poll
70%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.44 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 12 responses
Report
  • Striving
    58%
  • Work hard and you will succeed.
    17%
  • Everything is possible.
    8%
  • It's your home away from home.
    8%
  • They will never give up on you.
    8%

After Missouri Western State University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$32,400/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
36%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.16 responses

Reviews

579 reviews
  • Excellent
    86
  • Very Good
    202
  • Average
    246
  • Poor
    32
  • Terrible
    13
It is one of the cheaper Universities around the town that I live in!
  • College Junior
  • 2 months ago
I took all of my classes online, but every exchange that I had with the school was a positive one.
  • College Sophomore
  • 3 months ago
All staff and professors have been very helpful and encouraging, the grounds are beautiful and well maintained, the classes are fun and engaging. Overall very pleased.
  • College Student
  • 3 months ago