Missouri Western State University

Saint Joseph, MO

Questions and Answers

Krystianna N.
15 days ago
Do digital art and animation students get assigned drawing/animating prompts to work on or do they do free projects where they choose their own drawing/animating prompts?
Krystianna N.
15 days ago
Do all MWSU housing have wifi or do students have to buy their own router?
Krystianna N.
15 days ago
What housing options are available for first year MWSU students?
Krystianna N.
15 days ago
Are the core classes the same for every student or does it depend on what they want to major in?
Alexia H.
1 month ago
Is there a difference in tuition for in-state vs. out-of-state Missouri Western State University students?
Karina S.
5 months ago
Where can I find information for your school's scholarship opportunities for freshmen?
Missouri Western State University
We have plenty of scholarship opportunities for incoming freshman. We have a guaranteed scholarship that is determined by your high school GPA, ACT score, and A+ program if you're a Missouri resident. We also have plenty of competitive and major specific degrees. You can find the whole list and more info at: https://www.missouriwestern.edu/finaid/scholarship-opportunities/

Academic details

Student Faculty Ratio
17 to 1
School type
Public 4-year institution

Diversity statistics

77% White
9% Black
7% Hispanic
4% Multiracial
2% Asian
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Information Security Analyst82k
Senior Data Analyst80k
Software Engineer69k
Social Worker56k
Case Manager40k
Legal Administrative Assistant36k
Graphic Designer35k
Based on 1,680 student responses
43.8kAvg. Early Career Pay
76.1kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
54%in High-Meaning careers
14%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$13,291 / year
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