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Missouri Western State University

Missouri Western State University

4525 Downs Dr
St. Joseph, MO 64507
(816) 271-4200

Founded in 1915, Missouri Western State University is a public 4-year institution. MWSU, which is near the center of the city, is located in St. Joseph, MO. Western offers subjects including law enforcement and communications. Students are offered three certificates, ten degrees at the associates level, 46 bachelors level degrees, and two degrees at the masters level by it. In 2010, 6,095 students pursued degrees from the 52 programs at this mid-sized school. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this school. This school is one of 63 public post-secondary institutions in Missouri.

Student Demographics

In 2010, MWSU had 6,095 students enrolled.

Student Demographics

In 2010, MWSU had 6,095 students enrolled.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 2621
  • Total Enrolled Female: 3474
  • Undergraduate Male: 2628
  • Undergraduate Female: 3345
  • Graduate Male: 34
  • Graduate Female: 88

Faculty Demographics

385 faculty work for this school. Close to 50% of faculty are full-time, 190 out of 385 teachers are part-time, and 53% of faculty are men.

Faculty Demographics

385 faculty work for this school. Close to 50% of faculty are full-time, 190 out of 385 teachers are part-time, and 53% of faculty are men.

  • Male: 206
  • Female: 179
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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