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Northwest Missouri State University

Maryville, Missouri

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Overview

Student Population
6,857
Northwest Missouri State University overview
Location Maryville, Missouri
Online nwmissouri.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Remote Town
Northwest Missouri State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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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 9,013 prospective students applied, and 6,601 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,355 enrolled in the school.  5,380 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,477 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $4,956 plus fees of $3,282. Northwest is ranked 759 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

5/10
Overall
6/10
Academics
4/10
Resources
4/10
Outcomes
5/10
Value

Northwest is rated within the lower 42% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Northwest Missouri State University within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Average
Northwest Missouri State University overview
SAT 998/1240
ACT 19/25
GPA 3.36
Applications Accepted
73.2% 
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Applications Due Jul 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Missouri Resident Tuition
$4,956
In State Costs for Northwest Missouri State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$400
Other Fees$3,282
Room and Board $9,022
Budget for Other Expenses$2,575
Total One Year Cost$20,235
Out of State Resident Tuition
$10,738
Out of State Costs for Northwest Missouri State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$400
Other Fees$3,282
Room and Board $9,022
Budget for Other Expenses$2,575
Total One Year Cost$26,017

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$41,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
49% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Northwest Missouri State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 29%
Education 17%
Psychology 9%
Agriculture 6%
General Studies 6%

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

Current students may use the Northwest Missouri State University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.