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Missouri Western State University

St. Joseph, MO 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate87%

About Missouri Western State College

Missouri Western State University is a public, state university in the suburb of St. Joseph, Missouri. Missouri Western State College was founded in 1915. The college currently enrolls around 4,395 students per year, including 4,219 undergraduate students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Missouri Western State University

It is not competitive to get into Missouri Western State College. In 2022, Missouri Western State College accepted 87% of applicants. Out of 2,140 applications received in 2022, 1,860 students were offered admission.

Missouri Western State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 87%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.2
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 4%

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Missouri Western State University is located in the town of St. Joseph, Missouri, in the suburbs of Kansas City.

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College Info

4525 Downs Drive St. Joseph, MO 64507-2294

Campus Setting: Suburban

Missouri Western State College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

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

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Missouri Western State College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

425 - 565


Reading SAT Range

428 - 533

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Wondering what life at Missouri Western State College is like? There are approximately 4,395 students enrolled at Missouri Western State College, including 4,219 undergraduate students and 176 graduate students. 61% percent of students attend school full-time, 83% percent are from MO and 17% percent of students are from other states.


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