Graduate Programs Overview

Northwest Missouri State University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Maryville, Missouri. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $7,023 for Missouri residents and $6,673 for other students in average.

It offers forty-three graduate programs: 35 Master's, 6 Post-Bachelor's, 2 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameNorthwest Missouri State University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address800 University Drive, Maryville, MO
Graduate School Students1,394 students
959 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$7,023
Student to Faculty22:1 (4.55%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 43 Graduate Programs
35 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 8 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Northwest Missouri 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 $7,023 and $6,673 for non-Missouri residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $390.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$390$390
Books & Supplies$400
Room & Board$9,270 (On-Campus) / $9,270 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,575 (On-Campus) / $2,575 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$12,243$18,918
Off-Campus Total$12,243$18,918
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Northwest Missouri State University offers Masters, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 43 major areas - 35 Master's (8 online programs), 5 Post-Bachelor'(3 online programs), 1 Post-Master'. 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
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.
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Social Sciences
Social Sciences
Computer And Information Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 7,104 students enrolled in Northwest Missouri State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,394 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 524 male and 870 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 462 full-time and 932 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 959 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 57 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students524
Women Students870
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students462
Part-time Students932
By race/ethnicity 967 White, 45 Black, and 9 Asian students are attending at Northwest Missouri State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races15
29 students are younger than 22 and 224 students are older than 65. The school has 801 students aged between 22 and 30 and 339 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under29
40 & Over224
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Northwest Missouri State University, 959 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 57 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,394
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses959
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses57
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses378
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses959
Missouri Resident642
Other State In U.S.314
Outside of U.S.3

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