Northwest Overview


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Located in Maryville, Missouri, Northwest Missouri State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.

In the most recent statistical year 5,009 prospective students applied, and 3,754 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,499 enrolled in the school.  5,420 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,173 attend part time.  In-state tuition for 2016/2017, excluding room and board, is $4,335 plus fees of $3,008.

Northwest is ranked 722 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2016 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Graduation Rate

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. The following statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Northwest Missouri State University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Northwest Missouri State University is worse than average in terms of graduating students.

4 Years

27% Received a Bachelor Degree in 4 years

5 Years

45% Received a Bachelor Degree in 5 years

6 Years

49% Received a Bachelor Degree in 6 years

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=178624 IPEDS survey data for Northwest Missouri State University.