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Missouri Western State College Student Life

Missouri Western State College is on a 744-acre campus in a suburban setting in St. Joseph, Missouri, not far from Kansas City. There are many activities and organizations for Missouri Western State College students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Missouri Western State College also has fraternities and sororities.

The Missouri Western State College community comes together each year for Homecoming, Family Day and Springfest.

Does Missouri Western State College offer student housing?

Missouri Western State College 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 Western State College students live off campus. In 2021, 27% of undergrads at Missouri Western State College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 73% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Missouri Western State College. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Missouri Western State College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Safety at Missouri Western State College

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.

Missouri Western State University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The school also has student security patrols.

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

Plan a Visit to Missouri Western State College

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 Western State College, take Interstate 29 to St. Joseph, MO. If you need to fly, book your flight to Kansas City International 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 Western State College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Missouri Western State College Students

61%

Women

39%

Men

57%

Full Time

32%

Part Time

84%

In State

16%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

73%

12%

7%

3%

2%

2%

1%

0.45%

0.23%

Undergraduate Students

5,292

Non-Resident / International Students

36

Missouri Western State College Campus Services

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

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,911

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

91%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,875

Out-of-State

$15,400

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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