Graduate Programs Overview

Missouri Western State University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Saint Joseph, Missouri. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $7,046 for Missouri residents and $12,212 for other students in average.

It offers twenty-two graduate programs: 14 Master's, 8 Post-Bachelor's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameMissouri Western State University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address4525 Downs Dr, Saint Joseph, MO
Graduate School Students241 students
92 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$7,046
Out-of-State$12,212
Student to Faculty17:1 (5.88%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 22 Graduate Programs
14 Master's, 8 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 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 $7,046 and $12,212 for non-Missouri residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $363 for Missouri residents and $650 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$6,534$11,700
Fees$512$512
Cost per Credit$363$650
Books & Supplies$1,000
Room & Board$10,030 (On-Campus) / $10,030 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,670 (On-Campus) / $2,670 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$20,746$25,912
Off-Campus Total$20,746$25,912
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$7,090$7,270$7,370$7,730$7,046
Out-of-State$12,390$12,630$11,509$12,085$12,212

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Missouri Western State University offers Masters, Post-Bachelor's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 65 major areas - 13 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
Total87-6-
Men42-1-
Women45-5-
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.
Engineering Technology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Computer And Information Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Education
Engineering Technology
Communication and Journalism
Physical Sciences
English Language And Literature
Physical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Communication and Journalism
Education
English Language And Literature
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Physical Sciences
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
English Language And Literature
Engineering Technology
Education
Computer And Information Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
English Language And Literature
Education
Communication and Journalism

Graduate Student Population

Total 5,608 students enrolled in Missouri Western State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 241 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 90 male and 151 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 67 full-time and 174 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 92 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 76 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total241
Men Students90
Women Students151
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total241
Full-time Students67
Part-time Students174
By race/ethnicity 182 White, 9 Black, and 9 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
Total241
American Indian /
Native American
4
Asian9
Black9
Hispanic3
White182
Two or more races11
Un-Known3
5 students are younger than 22 and 48 students are older than 65. The school has 123 students aged between 22 and 30 and 65 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total241
21 & Under5
22-2464
25-2959
30-3435
35-3930
40 & Over48
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, 92 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 76 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment241
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses92
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses76
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses73
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses92
Missouri Resident74
Other State In U.S.17
Outside of U.S.1


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