New beginnings… Endless possibilities
About Missouri State-West Plains
Missouri State University-West Plains is a public, two-year, open admission, separately accredited campus of the Missouri State University System. The West Plains campus offers two-year Associate of Arts, Associate of Science and Associate of Applied Science degrees, certificates and other courses as needed by employers and citizens of the area. A full college experience with quality instruction in a relaxed, personal atmosphere is the hallmark of Missouri State-West Plains. The campus promotes academic and personal success for students through small classes, personalized attention, educational support services and numerous opportunities to participate in extracurricular activities.
Find your New Beginning at Missouri State-West Plains
By the numbers
- Located in a city of 12,000, West Plains is approximately 100 miles southeast of Springfield.
- Enrollment is approximately 2,000 students are enrolled in part-time or full-time studies.
- The average class size is 17.
- 96% percent receive some form of financial aid
- An A+ Scholarship Program participant. (See the A+ Program website.)
Students also may enroll in various online courses leading toward degrees offered in Springfield through Missouri State Outreach.