Northwest Missouri State University: Review & Facts

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Northwest Missouri State University is a medium four-year, public school with 6,595 students enrolled. This school was established in 1905 and is the only college located in Maryville, Missouri.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
94
Fair
1-year certificate, associate's degree, 2-year certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, and postmaster certificate are offered at Northwest Missouri State University.

Northwest Missouri State University implements a trimester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 94 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Computer Science, Management, Business, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
71%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Northwest Missouri State University student retention rate is fair at 71% (close to Missouri average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Northwest Missouri State University is below average: 50%. Nearly 31% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Northwest Missouri State University is reasonably decent -- 20:1. Find out more on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$11,900
Medium
Average tuition pricing is close to the nationwide median, about $9,400 per year. The additional fees at Northwest Missouri State University beyond tuition are about $2,500, which comes to a total of $11,900 per academic year.

Read the details about Northwest Missouri State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
75%
Doable
According to recent data, 5,009 applications were submitted and 3,754 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

Northwest Missouri State University might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Northwest Missouri State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,100
Medium
Northwest Missouri State University offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Northwest Missouri State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
Northwest Missouri State University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 2,600 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable -- approximately $5,100 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Northwest Missouri State University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Northwest Missouri State University seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Northwest Missouri State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Northwest Missouri State University, 800 University Drive, Maryville, Missouri 64468-6001, USA
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