About the Campus

By the numbers

  • Located in a city of 12,000, West Plains is approximately 100 miles southeast of Springfield.
  • Approximately 1,800 students are enrolled in part-time or full-time studies.
  • The average class size* is 17.
  • Students* come from 61 counties, 29 states and 15 countries.
  • 90% percent of students^ receive some form of financial aid
  • 93% of 2019 graduates were satisfied with the quality of instruction

*Fall 2018  ^Fall 2018 full-time freshmen

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. A full college experience with quality instruction in a relaxed, personal atmosphere is the hallmark of Missouri State-West Plains. There's a great selection of University housing for students and a wide assortment of student activities, including intercollegiate athletics. Financial aid is available in the form of scholarships, grants, loans and the A-Plus state scholarship for eligible students. At Missouri State-West Plains, you'll find New Beginnings and Endless Possibilities!

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