Northwest Missouri State University


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Northwest Missouri State University


  • 96% have a job after 6 months
  • N/A have a job after 1 year
  • N/A have a job after 2 years

In-state Tuition

$6,030 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$10,416 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline


Application fee


Educational Resources


Horace Mann Laboratory School Library

  • Member of library consortia.

Museums & Art

Jean Jennings Bartik History of Computing Museum, History of Broadcasting Museum



  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.

Campus Resources

  • 2,100 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing



nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance


reading, math, writing, study skills


minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological, birth control, religious


co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

    Room Accessories

    • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


    • 40% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
    • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
    • Popular events on campus: Encore Series, Distinguish Lecture Series, Homecoming, NW Week, Greek Week, Festival of Cultures.
    • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
    • In total, there are about 168 organizations on campus.
    • Honor societies: Alpha Chi, Alpha Mu Gama, Beta Beta Beta, Biological Society, Blue Key National Honor Fraternity, Cardinal Key, Delta Mu Delta, Delta Tau Alpha, Gamma Theta Upsilon, Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Kappa Psi, Kappa Omicron Nu, Lambda Pi Eta, Mortar Board, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Omicron Delta Kappa, Order of Omega, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Sigma Tau, Pi Omega Pi, Sigma Alpha Iota, Sigma Gamma Epsilon, Sigma Phi Sigma, Sigma Tau Delta, Sigma Tau Gamma, Upsilon Pi Epsilon
    • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha Omega Society; Baptist Student Union; Campus Crusade for Christ; Chi Alpha; Christian Campus House; Church of Christ Campus Center; Fellowship of Christian Athletes; Hillel; Latter-Day Saint Student Association; Liahona Organization of Christian Fellowship; Newman Center; Religious Life Council; Wesley Student Center;
    • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African Friends Association; Alliance of Black Collegians; Chinese Students Association; Common Ground; Cultural Exchange Club; Hispanic American Leadership Organization; Indian Student Association; International Student Organization; Korean Student Association; Middle Eastern Student Association; Students for a Free Tibet; Turkish Students Association;
    • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Accounting Society; Aftermath; Ag Ambassadors; Ag Council; Agriculture Club; Agronomy Club; Alpha Tau Alpha; American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences; American Association of Petroleum Geologists; American Marketing Association; Association for Computing Machinery; Criminal Justice Club; Delta Epsilon Chi; Dig Em; Financial Management Association; Geology/Geography Club; History Club; Horticulture Club; HPERD Club; National Agri-Marketing Association; Northwest AITP Student Chapter; Northwest Speech and Debate; Northwest Student Athlete Trainers’ Association; Northwest Student Dietetic Association; Organizational Communication Student Organization; Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia; Phi Sigma Iota; Pi Beta Alpha; Pi Kappa Delta; Political Science Club; Pre-Law Society; Pre-Med Club; Psi Chi; Psychology/Sociology Society; Society of Human Resource Management; Stargazers Astronomy Club; Student Council for Exceptional Children; Students in Free Enterprise; Student Missouri States Teachers Association; Alpha Gamma Rho; Alpha Kappa Lambda; Alpha Phi Alpha; Delta Chi; Delta Sigma Phi; Delta Zeta; Folkloric of Latin America; Interfraternity Council; Kappa Sigma; Panhellenic Council; Phi Delta Theta; Phi Mu; Phi Sigma Kappa; Sigma Alpha; Sigma Delta Theta; Sigma Kappa; Sigma Phi Epsilon; Sigma Sigma Sigma; Tau Kappa Epsilon; Heartland View Magazine; KDLX Radio; Northwest Missourian; Public Relations Student Society of America; Radio-Television News Directors Association; Society of Professional Journalists; Tower Yearbook; Bearcat Steppers; Improv a la Mode; Tower Choir; University Chorale; Dieterich Hall Council; Franken Hall Advisory Board; Hudson Hall Council; Millikan Hall Council; National Residence Hall Honorary; Perrin Hall Council; Phillips Hall Council; Residence Hall Association; South Hall Council; Advertising Club (Ad Ink); American Civil Liberties Union; Amnesty International; Association of Nontraditional Students; Bearcat Sweethearts; Bearcat Voice, Student Advocacy; Business and Professional Women Student Chapter; Campus Girl Scouts; Circle K; College Republicans; Collegiate Farm Bureau; Equestrian Team; Fellowship of the Tower Gaming Society; Kennel Club; M-Club; Medium Weight Forks; Mock Trial; Navigators; Northwest Peer Educators; Northwest Men’s Soccer Club; Northwest Women’s Golf; 102 River Wildlife Club; One Less Car Bike Club; Rodeo Club; Scribblers; Sigma Society; Spotlight; Star Trek Society; Student Advisory Committee; Student Ambassadors; Student Government Association; Student Society for Quality; Students for Political Awareness; Tau Phi Upsilon; Too Late Paintball; United States Institute for Theatre Technology; University Players; Upper Story Literary Society; Women of Extreme Distinction; Young Democrats
    • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Northwest Missourian – Weekly


    • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Kansas City International Airport (90), Omaha, NE (100)
    • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Kansas City, MO (100)
    • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Maryville, MO (1)
    • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
    • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
    • 55% of students have a car on campus


    • School employment is available.
    • 21% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 3,300
    • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

    Greek Life

    • There are 9 fraternities
    • 9 fraternity houses
    • There are 6 sororities
    • 6 sorority houses


    • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (MO Western St College)
    • Navy ROTC: Not offered
    • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
    • Additional Policies

      class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited

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