LET OUR STUDENTS TELL YOU WHY THEY CHOSE US
Missouri State-West Plains has a lot to offer first-time, returning and non-traditional students. Each of these six individuals has a different reason. Learn more about our students in our spotlight blogs.
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Missouri State-West Plains is a place where you can make a big impact. You’ll find small classes, personalized attention and free educational support services. Fees are lower than most four-year colleges, which allows you to save money. And, you can invest in yourself through our comprehensive scholarship and financial aid program. Come check out our wide assortment of student activities and great selection of University housing!
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My experience at Missouri State University-West Plains was life changing.
I like to use the analogy of a telescope. In the beginning, I could see things off in the distance, but everything was unclear, like it was out of focus. The more classes I took, the more focused I became, and the more clearly I could see the path before me.out of
I left with the confidence to make a difference, no matter where my life would take me.
My greatest accomplishment has been teaching children who will later be the leaders of our communities.out of
Everything I did as an RN student shaped me.
I will never forget the emotional support I received from my instructors who truly believed in me,” she said. “The stress of it was so much, but I was never suffering through it alone. The two years I was in the program were grueling, but it was one of the most rewarding accomplishments of my life.out of
I knew attending Missouri State-West Plains would be a good start on my college degree, but I simply did not know the everlasting effect it would have.
Earning the first college degree within my family and being a first-generation student is a great sense of accomplishment for myself.out of
You are never too old to get your degree.
The education has really helped me with training and has made me more confident in my daily duties.out of
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