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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.

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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.
  • 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.)