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- Missouri State University-West Plains offers associate of arts, associate of science and associate of applied science degrees, certificates and other courses.
- Average class size is 19.
- Bachelor's, master's and specialist's degrees available through the Missouri State Outreach program.
- Associate of Applied Science (various areas of study)
- Associate of Arts in General Studies
- Associate of Arts in Teaching
- Associate of Science in Business*
- Associate of Science in Nursing
*Pending CBHE Approval
- Official enrollment in Fall 2012 was 2,102
- Full-time 60%
- Part-time 40%
- Female 59%
- Male 41%
Students will find a variety of resources, including academic support, advisement, tutoring, honors program, job placement, library and study abroad programs.
The University offers plenty of fun activities and helpful services, including student organizations, athletics, fitness center, health and counseling services, food services, student center, pool, bookstore and recreation center.
The majority of degree-seeking students (86 percent) receive some form of financial aid (scholarships, grants, loans and work-study programs).
Fall 2012 - (in-state, plus additional fees)
- $111 per credit hour
- $126 for online courses
- $134 per credit hour for Respiratory Care courses
- $140 per credit hour for Nursing courses
- Missouri State-West Plains competes in NJCAA Division I athletics.
- The Grizzly Athletic program started in 1993.
- School Mascot: Grizzly
- School colors: Blue, Silver and Red
Faculty and Staff
The Campus employs 117 full-time faculty and staff.
- Missouri State University-West Plains was founded in 1963.
- In 2005, the Campus' name changed to Missouri State University-West Plains.
- Missouri State-West Plains is located in West Plains, MO.
- Missouri State-West Plains has two additional campuses in Mountain Grove, MO and Dalian, China.
- The Great Opportunities for Adult Learners (GOAL) Program is offered in West Plains, Mountain Grove and Summersville. The pilot program allows working adults to complete all of the college courses needed to earn an Associate of Arts in General Studies degree in two years by attending class one night a week.
Dr. Drew A. Bennett
128 Garfield Ave.
West Plains, MO 65775
Toll Free (888) 466-7897