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Missouri Valley College

Marshall, MO 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate66%
Acceptance Rate66%

About Missouri Valley College

Missouri Valley College Overview

Missouri Valley College is a private, religious school in the small town setting of Marshall, Missouri. Missouri Valley College was founded in 1889 and the school enrolls around 1,776 students a year, which includes 1,741 undergraduates. Missouri Valley College ensures housing for students. The majority of students live on campus but first-year students are not required to live in the dorms.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Missouri Valley College!

Interested in music or performing? At Missouri Valley College you can perform with one of the university's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Missouri Valley College students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Thinking of pledging? Missouri Valley College has fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Missouri Valley College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Missouri Valley College on the Student Life page.

2022 Missouri Valley College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 66%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.0
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 17%
Tuition $20,850
Percent of Need Met 72%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $19,844

Is Missouri Valley College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better view of what Missouri Valley College offers and if the school might be a good choice for you.

Missouri Valley College Acceptance Rate 2022

Missouri Valley College is not difficult to get into. The acceptance rate at Missouri Valley College is 66%. Out of 2,342 applications received in 2022, 1,543 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Missouri Valley College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Around 47% of students who start at Missouri Valley College return the next year. Missouri Valley Collegehas a six year graduation rate of 24 for undergrads. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Missouri Valley College Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Missouri Valley College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Missouri Valley College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Missouri Valley College meets 72% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $19,844 a year.

Students in the class of 2022 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $27,773 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. 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.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Missouri Valley College.

Based on this information, how does Missouri Valley College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Missouri Valley College a good school for you?

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Where is Missouri Valley College Located?

Missouri Valley College is located in the small town setting of Marshall, Missouri, in the suburbs of Kansas City.

If you are interested in seeing 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

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

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

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Missouri Valley College ACT Scores


ACT Range

16 - 21

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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21 and Above


16 to 21


16 and Less


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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 21 and above have a good chance of getting into Missouri Valley College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 16 and 21 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 16 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Missouri Valley College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

850 - 1110


Math SAT Range

370 - 570


Reading SAT Range

400 - 540

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1110 and Above


850 to 1110


850 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Missouri Valley College students is 857. Applicants with SAT scores of 1110 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Missouri Valley College, while applicants with SAT scores between 850 to 1110 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 850 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 1,776 students enrolled at Missouri Valley College, including 1,741 undergraduate students and 35 graduate students. 81% percent of students attend school full-time, 63% percent are from MO and 37% percent of students are from other states.


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