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Welcome to Grizzly Country!

You’ll find a full college experience with quality instruction in a relaxed, personal atmosphere at Missouri State-West Plains!

Mountain Grove Campus


View the Mountain Grove informational brochure (397 KB)

Earn an Associate of Arts (AA) in General Studies

Students at the Mountain Grove campus can choose from a rigorous transfer program that will prepare them to enter a four-year college or University. Students can take advantage of online or seated courses through Missouri State University-West Plains.

Career programs

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) and Associate of Science (AS) degrees allow students to immediately enter the workforce after graduation. These two-year career programs provide the technical, hands-on training you need to find employment in a variety of fields.

Academic advising

Academic advisors are available to help students stay on track to complete their degrees and reach their goals.


Free tutoring is available in all subject areas.

Financial aid

Scholarships, grants, loans and work study programs are available. Students eligible for A+ funding can use their benefits at the Mountain Grove campus of Missouri State University-West Plains. Financial aid assistance is available.


New and transfer students should submit an application for admission. Have your official high school or equivalency exam transcript sent to Missouri State-West Plains. If transferring from another college or if you have taken college courses while attending high school, have your college transcript sent to Missouri State-West Plains.

Student life

Students receive free membership to the Mountain Grove YMCA with a valid BearPass, and they may participate in activities and organizations at the West Plains campus. An active Student Government Association (SGA) at Mountain Grove offers students leadership opportunities locally.

Veterans representative

Veterans Services provides individual advising and counseling, assistance with application for benefits, education claim preparation, and information about federal and state veteran education programs available to eligible individuals. A Veterans representative is on-site in Mountain Grove by appointment and available via email and phone every day.

Library services

Barbe Library at Mountain Grove gives students access to all Missouri State University Libraries’ collections.

Contact information

Missouri State University-West Plains

Shannon Hall

401 East 17th Street
Mountain Grove, MO 65711
Geo: 37.143890, -92.257380
Admissions office: (417) 255-7955
Toll free: (888) 466-7897

Hours of Operation

Fall/Spring Semesters:

  • Monday-Thursday - 7:30 AM-9:00 PM
  • Friday - 8:00 AM-4:00 PM

Summer Session:

  • Monday-Thursday 8:00 AM-4:00 PM
  • Friday- 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Breaks Between Semesters:

  • Monday-Friday - 8:00 AM-4:00 PM
  • Apply Today!

    Apply for enrollment at the Mountain Grove campus today.

  • Shannon Hall

    Shannon Hall in Mountain Grove provides students another option to enroll at MSU-West Plains.

  • Computer Lab and Library

    A large computer lab and library offers students a place to do their work and study.

  • Dedicated Faculty and Staff

    A small campus allows dedicated faculty and staff to assist students as needed.

  • Small Class Size

    Small classes allow the opportunity for more discussion and gives faculty a chance to help students succeed.

  • Explore the West Plains campus

    Mountain Grove students can take advantage of the benefits offered on the West Plains campus

Online courses

Online courses are generally offered in the following areas:

  • Accounting
  • Agriculture
  • Allied Health
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Child and Family Development
  • Communications
  • Computer Graphics and Programming
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Criminal Justice
  • Economics
  • Education
  • English
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • History
  • Industrial Technology
  • Instructional Media Technology
  • Insurance
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Law Enforcement
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Quantitative Business Analysis
  • Religious Studies
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Theatre
  • Viticulture and Enology

Save gas money & driving time

Save gas money & driving time by taking classes at the Mountain Grove campus.

  • A+ Eligible
  • Affordable Cost
  • Close to Home
  • Day & Evening Classes Offered
  • Financial Aid Available
  • Library & Computer Lab
  • Quality Education