Let our alumni tell you how we change lives
Missouri State-West Plains prepares its graduates for a variety of successful careers. Here are six of these remarkable individuals. Learn more about our alums in our spotlight blogs.Alumni spotlights
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Consider the possiblities
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!
Find programs designed to transfer or to prepare you for employment in a variety of fields.
Explore scholarship and financial aid options, and see how affordable it is to attend here.
Stay engaged through student organizations, recreational activities and campus events.
Living on campus is a great way to experience all aspects of college life.
Start your journey with a clear expectation
My degree gave me the knowledge and skill to work for a health system that touches thousands of people each day.1out of1
I knew I wanted to apply for the Dalian China program.
This experience allowed me to grow in the areas of independence, confidence and cultural competence. It made me feel like my goals and dreams were not limited to my hometown, home state or even home country, but that I am able to make an impact globally – as an MSU student and beyond.1out of1
My experience at Missouri State University-West Plains was a positive one.
Becoming the first person in my immediate family to graduate from college has been my greatest professional accomplishment so far.1out of1
I wanted to be able to obtain a degree in a short period of time without having to go to multiple schools.
If you are looking for a degree in the medical field and want to be able to work from home, definitely pursue the HIT program. You will be fully prepared when you are ready to enter the workforce.1out of1
This is an opportunity for you to reinvent yourself, so take advantage of it.
After two years at Missouri State-West Plains, I had created my own life, identity and friendships within the West Plains community that I didn’t want to part with.1out of1
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