Missouri State University West Plains

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General Information

Admission Office

128 Garfield Avenue

West Plains, MO 65775-2715

(417) 255-7955

(888) 466-7897

Fax: (417) 255-7959



Contact: Melissa Jett

Coordinator of Admissions
Main Address

128 Garfield Avenue

West Plains, MO 65775-2715

(417) 255-7255

www.wp.missouristate.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,834

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 443

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,458

Setting

Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $15

Online application fee: $15
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Nursing and respiratory therapy programs require separate application and applicants are considered competitively.


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business A
Food Science A,C
Horticulture Science A,C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business – General A
Entrepreneurial Studies A,C

Communications Technologies

Animation/Special Effects A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General A

Engineering Technologies

Manufacturing Technologies A,C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) A
Respiratory Therapy A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Security & Protective Services

Police Science A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Missouri State University-West Plains Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (417) 255-7255
Website: www.wp.missouristate.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: wp.missouristate.edu/admissions/application.htm
Address: 128 Garfield Avenue, West Plains, MO 65775-2715
Setting: Town: Remote
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,951
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 841 (43% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $4,500
Out-of-state Tuition: $8,520
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 92%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,546

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Missouri State University-West Plains Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Missouri State University-West Plains.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 83
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 32
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Education 1
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 21
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 44
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 2
Personal and Culinary Services 1
Grand total 2017

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Missouri State University-West Plains and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $4,500
Out-of-state $8,520
Books and supplies $926

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 340 92%
Grant or scholarship aid 331 89% $5,546
Student loan aid 77 21% $4,441

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 958 51% $5,044
Federal student loans 261 14% $4,778

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Missouri State University-West Plains. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Missouri State University-West Plains students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Missouri State University-West Plains Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 1,951
Undergraduate enrollment 1,951
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Missouri State University-West Plains Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • Missouri State Board of Nursing
    • Associate Degree Nursing Programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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