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About Missouri Valley College

Missouri Valley College is a private, religious school that was founded in 1889. It is slightly difficult to get into Missouri Valley College. The institution enrolls around 1,765 students a year, including 1,723 undergrads.

Missouri Valley College does not offer early action and does not offer early decision.

Acceptance Rate for Missouri Valley College

The acceptance rate at Missouri Valley College is 62%. Last year, 2,898 students applied to Missouri Valley College and 1,802 were admitted.

Missouri Valley College Application Deadlines

Early Admissions at Missouri Valley College

Missouri Valley College does not offer early decision. Missouri Valley College does not offer early action.

2021 Admissions Facts
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 62%
Average GPA 3.0
Mean ACT score 20
Mean SAT score 857
Tuition $20,100

Visit the Admissions tab above to for more on how to apply to Missouri Valley College.

Financial Aid at Missouri Valley College

Missouri Valley College meets 88% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Missouri Valley College full-time are awarded $20,000 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can.. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do..

Does Missouri Valley College Offer Dorms?

The majority of Missouri Valley College students live on campus.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Missouri Valley College.

What GPA Do I Need For Missouri Valley College?

Missouri Valley College is considered slightly difficult to get into, but how hard a school is to get into depends on a lot, including your GPA, test scores, activities, recommendations and essays. The average high school GPA for a student at Missouri Valley College is 3.0 out of 4.0. Admitted students have a mean score of 857 on the SAT. The mean ACT scores is 20.

Does Missouri Valley College Require Test Scores?

Missouri Valley College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 37% submitted the SAT. 41% submitted the ACT.

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Missouri Valley College Waitlist

Missouri Valley College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

Is Missouri Valley College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a college is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Missouri Valley College

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Missouri Valley College, around 52% return for their sophomore year. Out of the 374 students who started at Missouri Valley College as first-time freshman, 45 graduate within four years.

Missouri Valley College's six-year graduation for undergrads is 23%. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $49,000 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Missouri Valley College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Missouri Valley College a good school for you?

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Where is Missouri Valley College?

Missouri Valley College is located in the small town setting of Marshall, Missouri, less than an hour from Kansas City.

If you want to see Missouri Valley College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 70 to Marshall, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Kansas City International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Missouri Valley College and Marshall are like without leaving home.

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College Info

500 East College Marshall, MO 65340-3197

Campus Setting: Small Town

Missouri Valley College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Missouri Valley College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Missouri Valley College is Continuous processing.

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Missouri Valley College ACT Scores


ACT Range

15 - 20

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Missouri Valley College is 20. Students with an ACT score of 20 and above have a good chance of getting into Missouri Valley College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 15 and 20 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 15 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Missouri Valley College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

840 - 1040


Math SAT Range

430 - 560


Reading SAT Range

420 - 540

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1040 and Above


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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Missouri Valley College students is 857. Applicants with SAT scores of 1040 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Missouri Valley College, while applicants with SAT scores between 840 to 1040 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 840 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Missouri Valley College.

Missouri Valley College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Missouri Valley College is like? There are approximately 1,765 students enrolled at Missouri Valley College, including 1,723 undergraduate students and 42 graduate students. 97% percent of students attend school full-time, 49% percent are from MO and 51% percent of students are from other states.


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