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Missouri State University West Plains Student Life

Missouri State University West Plains is on a 20-acre campus in a small town setting in West Plains, Missouri.

Missouri State University West Plains does not have fraternities or sororities.

Missouri State University West Plains has a thriving Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Missouri State University West Plains include Student Nurses Association, Student Ambassadors, Christian Campus House and Grizzly Cheer Team.

Missouri State University West Plains students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming, Athletic Events and Welcome Week.

Missouri State University West Plains Housing

Missouri State University West Plains offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.

Most Missouri State University West Plains students live off campus. In 2021, 10% of undergrads at Missouri State University West Plains lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 78% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Missouri State University West Plains. There are 334 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,869 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 19 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 55% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Missouri State University West Plains offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Is Missouri State University West Plains Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus. The Missouri State University West Plains campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Missouri State University West Plains offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Additionally, Missouri State University West Plains has access only with key, agreement with city police for patrols.

Plan a Visit to Missouri State University West Plains

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Missouri State University West Plains, take U.S. Highway 63 to West Plains, MO. If you need to fly, book your flight to Springfield-Branson National airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Missouri you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Missouri State University West Plains's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Missouri State University West Plains Students

64%

Women

36%

Men

43%

Full Time

57%

Part Time

97%

In State

3%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

Undergraduate Students

1,869

Missouri State University West Plains Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,869

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

39%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$4,800

Out-of-State

$8,880

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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