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Northwest Missouri State, founded in 1905, is a public university. Its 240-acre campus is located in Maryville, 95 miles north of Kansas City.

Website: www.nwmissouri.edu

Public
Co-ed
5,710
Undergraduate
Students
(58.0%) 3,311 Women
(42.0%) 2,399 Men
1,394
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
74% of 8,770 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.41
SAT Math
557 average
498-60 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
557 average
478-593 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
19-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $23,379
Out-of-state: $30,606
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,298
Out-of-state: $17,525
Room and Board
$10,106
Average Percent of Need Met
70%
Average Freshman Award
$11,105
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$35,920
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Trimester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Not reported
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 19% of classes
10-19 students: 27% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 13% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 8% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Maryville Population
12,062
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Kansas City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
39% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Bearcats
Sororities
12% of women participate
Fraternities
11% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.8% Asian
5.6% Black/African-American
3.9% Hispanic/Latino
3.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
84.5% White
1.2% Unknown
International Students
2.8% from 36 countries
First-Year Students Returning
76.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
32.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
78%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
16.5%
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