Graduate Program Overview

Missouri Western State University is a four-years, public school located in Saint Joseph, Missouri. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $7,458 for Missouri residents and $12,318 for out-of-state students. It offers twenty-one (21) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameMissouri Western State University
TypeFour-years, Public
Address4525 Downs Dr, Saint Joseph, MO
Graduate School Students194 students
82 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$7,458
Out-of-State$12,318
Student to Faculty16:1 (6.25%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 21 Graduate Programs
14 Master's, 7 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Missouri Western State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Missouri residents, the tuition & fees are $7,458 and $12,318 for non-Missouri residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $380 for Missouri residents and $650 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$6,840$11,700
Fees$618$618
Cost per Credit$380$650
Books & Supplies$1,000
Room & Board$10,200 (On-Campus) / $10,200 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,670 (On-Campus) / $2,670 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$21,328$26,188
Off-Campus Total$21,328$26,188
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-20212021-2022
In-State$7,270$7,370$7,730$7,046$7,458
Out-of-State$12,630$11,509$12,085$12,212$12,318

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Missouri Western State University offers Masters, Post-Bachelor's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 21 major areas - 14 Master's , 7 Post-Bachelor'(1 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total91-5-
Men38---
Women53-5-
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Communication and Journalism
Education
English Language and Literature
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Communication and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Education
Engineering Technology
English Language and Literature
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business

Graduate Student Population

Total 4,911 students enrolled in Missouri Western State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 194 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 70 male and 124 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 67 full-time and 127 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 82 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 80 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total194
Men Students70
Women Students124
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total194
Full-time Students67
Part-time Students127
By race/ethnicity 160 White, 8 Black, and 3 Asian students are attending at Missouri Western State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total194
Asian3
Black8
White160
Two or more races9
Un-Known1
1 students are younger than 22 and 39 students are older than 65. The school has 97 students aged between 22 and 30 and 57 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total194
21 & Under1
22-2454
25-2943
30-3430
35-3927
40 & Over39
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Missouri Western State University, 82 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 80 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment194
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses82
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses80
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses32
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses82
Missouri Resident62
Other State In U.S.16
Outside of U.S.4


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