Northwest Missouri State University, MO

Public4-Year • Medium • Highly ResidentialMaster's College and UniversitySelective • Low Transfer-InMain Campus
800 University Drive, Maryville, MO 64468
(660) 562-1212

Northwest Missouri State University Rankings

1 ← Poor Great → 100


Academics at Northwest Missouri State University

GradHighest Degree

Share of Graduates by Field of Study

Biological and Biomedical Sciences4%
Business, Management, Marketing19%
Communication, Journalism8%
Computer and Information Sciences4%
Engineering Technologies2%
English Language and Literature1%
Foreign Languages, Linguistics<1%
Health Professions and Related Programs3%
Law Enforcement, Firefighting1%
Mathematics and Statistics1%
Multi-disciplinary Studies5%
Natural Resources and Conservation2%
Parks, Recreation, Fitness Studies6%
Physical Sciences3%
Social Sciences4%
Visual and Performing Arts3%


Getting into Northwest Missouri State University

79%Admission Rate
549Median SAT Math
536Median SAT Reading
22Median ACT Composite

Typical Test Scores

SAT Math (25–75%)498–600
200 800
SAT Reading (25–75%)478–593
200 800
ACT Composite (25–75%)19–24
1 36


Cost of Attending Northwest Missouri State University

$8KIn-State Tuition
$13KOut-of-State Tuition
$19KAverage Total Cost
$12KAverage Net Cost

Average Net Price by Family Income

Family IncomeSchoolMOUS


Typical Debt after Northwest Missouri State University

57%Receive Federal Loans
$13KMedian Federal Debt
62%Repayment Rate
$226Median Payment

Received Financial Aid

Family IncomeSchoolMOUS
$0–$30K 27%54%57%
$30K–$48K 15%16%16%
$48K–$75K 18%15%12%
$75K–$110K 19%11%9%
>$110K 21%11%11%

Student Debt

The median debt for family income between $0–$30K$12K$11K$11K
The median debt for family income between $30K–$75K$13K$12K$12K
The median debt for students with family income >$75K$14K$11K$12K
The median debt for Pell students$15K$12K$12K
The median debt for no-Pell students$12K$10K$11K
Cumulative loan debt at the 90th percentile$34K$26K$25K
Cumulative loan debt at the 75th percentile$26K$18K$18K
Cumulative loan debt at the 25th percentile$6K$6K$6K
Cumulative loan debt at the 10th percentile$3K$3K$3K

Repayment Rates

1-year after entering repayment 57%43%43%
3-years after entering repayment 62%48%46%
5-years after entering repayment 66%52%50%
7-years after entering repayment 73%56%55%


Completion Rates at Northwest Missouri State University

78%Retention Rate
33%Transfer Rate
16%Withdrawal Rate
49%Graduation Rate

Graduation Rates by Time Taken

Time TakenSchoolMOUS
Within 4 Years 27%45%38%
Within 6 Years 49%57%55%
Within 8 Years 50%57%56%

Graduation Rates by Ethnicity

Ethnicity and NativitySchoolMOUS
Asian 64%49%53%
Black 28%36%39%
Caucasian 51%54%52%
Hispanic or Latino 37%50%47%
Non-US citizens/residents 65%57%50%
Two or more races 48%42%44%
Other race 40%40%44%


Outcomes after Northwest Missouri State University

95%Employment Rate
$32KMedian Salary
$22K25 Pctl Salary
$43K75 Pctl Salary

Employment over Time

Employed 6 years after enrollment 95%88%85%
Employed 7 years after enrollment 94%86%84%
Employed 8 years after enrollment 94%86%84%
Employed 9 years after enrollment 93%85%83%
Employed 10 years after enrollment 92%85%83%

Distribution of Earnings after Graduation

10th percentile of earnings$12K$8K$7K
25th percentile of earnings$22K$19K$17K
50th percentile of earnings$32K$30K$29K
75th percentile of earnings$43K$44K$43K
90th percentile of earnings$51K$56K$57K

Median Earnings over Time

Earnings 6 years after enrollment$32K$30K$29K
Earnings 8 years after enrollment$35K$33K$32K
Earnings 10 years after enrollment$40K$36K$35K


Students at Northwest Missouri State University

79%Full-time Undergrads
20Avg Entry Age
1,203Graduate Students

Enrollment by Gender

Female degree-seeking undergraduates 57%69%64%
Male degree-seeking undergraduates 43%30%35%

Enrollment by Race and Nativity

Race and NativitySchoolMOUS
Asian 1%2%4%
Black 6%15%18%
Caucasian 81%71%49%
Hispanic or Latino 4%4%18%
Native American or Alaskan Native <1%<1%1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander <1%<1%<1%
Non-US citizens/residents 3%1%2%
Two or more races 4%2%3%
Other race 1%2%4%

Enrollment by Family Income

Family IncomeSchoolMOUS
$0–$30K 23%38%43%
$30K–$48K 16%18%18%
$48K–$75K 18%18%16%

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