|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||20:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,992 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Northwest Missouri State University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 5,382 applications and 3,986 students were granted admission. Northwest Missouri State University is at the #72 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 93% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 5% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||880 to 1110|
|ACT||20 to 25|
Northwest Missouri State University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $9,391 and in-state students paid $4,335.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 96% of Northwest Missouri State University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 34% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,306 (which is 2.8% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Northwest Missouri State University in 2016-2017, was 843, which is 60% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,343 (which is 0.8% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Northwest Missouri State University has enrolled a total of 6,530 students (5,359 students full-time and 1,171 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 6,530 students, 298 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 45% men and 55% women and 5,628 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 902 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 388 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 10%
Black/African American: 5%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Northwest Missouri State University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||22%||294|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||18%||245||59|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||3%||46|
|Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields||3%||40|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||2%||32|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||1%||14|
|Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences||1%||12|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Northwest Missouri State University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Northwest Missouri State University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $30,300. Last year, out of the total 2,072 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,948 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,032 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,869 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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