Northwest Missouri State University Graduate Schools

Northwest Missouri State University (referred to as Northwest Missouri State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Maryville, MO. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Northwest Missouri State University is $7,063 for Missouri residents and $7,064 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,785 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 7,267 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Northwest Missouri State University (referred to as Northwest Missouri State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Maryville, MO. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1921 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Northwest Missouri State Directory Information
School NameNorthwest Missouri State University (Northwest Missouri State)
Address800 University Drive, Maryville, MO 64468-6001
Phone660-562-1212
Webhttps://www.nwmissouri.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.nwmissouri.edu/admissions/apply/index.htm
Financial Infohttps://www.nwmissouri.edu/FinAid/Index.htm
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Northwest Missouri State University is $7,063 for Missouri residents and $7,064 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,785 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 7,267 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 136 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, and Post-Master Certificate. Among them, 19 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$7,064
$7,063 for Missouri Residents
Student Population1,785
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, and Post-Master Certificate
Number of Programs136 graduate programs
(19 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Northwest Missouri State University is $7,063 for Missouri residents and $7,064 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $350.
Northwest Missouri State University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Northwest Missouri State University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)19 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Northwest Missouri State University is $7,063 for Missouri residents and $7,064 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 5.86% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Missouri ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$5,039$1,810$8,908$2,267
2018-2019$5,775$843$8,382$1,935
2019-2020$6,004$1,019$6,004$1,019
2020-2021$6,167$506$6,167$506
2021-2022$6,301$763$6,301$763
The graduate school tuition & fees of Northwest Missouri State is very inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in Missouri. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Missouri graduate tuition is $16,815 (public) / $13,711 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Northwest Missouri State University$7,063$7,064
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Missouri Graduate Schools$12,458$14,867
Public$9,149$16,815
Private$13,711
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $12,123 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Northwest Missouri State University. On-campus living costs are increased by 2.35% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,271. Off-campus living costs are increased by 12.04% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$8,714$2,575$8,714$2,575
2018-2019$8,932$2,575$8,932$2,575
2019-2020$9,022$2,575$9,022$2,575
2020-2021$9,270$2,575$9,270$2,575
2021-2022$9,548$2,575$10,696$2,575
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $350 at Northwest Missouri State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are decreased by -5.66% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$621
2018-2019$573
2019-2020$390
2020-2021$371
2021-2022$350

Graduate Programs at Northwest Missouri State

Northwest Missouri State University offers 43 graduate programs for Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 904 students have completed their study at Northwest Missouri State University.
Offered Degrees at Northwest Missouri State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree369845
Post Bachelor's Degree518
Post Master's Degree2151
Total4311904
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Northwest Missouri State University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 26 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 200 completers.
Northwest Missouri State University offers 43 programs through Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 904 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 845 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 8 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 51 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 131 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences37-
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst0-
Computer Science94-
Education [+] (6 completers) 537 completers-
Bilingual and Multilingual Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction149-
Educational Leadership and Administration200$42,200
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision0-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration0-
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship0-
Secondary School Administration/Principalship2-
Educational/Instructional Technology24-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities86-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services10-
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Secondary Education and Teaching0-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching2-
Agricultural Teacher Education0$39,500
English/Language Arts Teacher Education0-
Mathematics Teacher Education0-
Music Teacher Education0-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching3-
Reading Teacher Education57-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education4-
Computer Teacher Education0-
History Teacher Education0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor0-
English Language and Literature [+] 5 completers-
English Language and Literature5-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences2-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 4 completers-
Mathematics4-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] (1 completers) 24 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies1-
Sports Studies0-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (other)23-
Social Sciences [+] (1 completers) 8 completers-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography8-
Business [+] (1 completers) 132 completers-
Business Administration and Management132$47,300
History [+] 1 completers-
History1-
Total845
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Bilingual and Multilingual Education0-
Mathematics Teacher Education0-
Computer Teacher Education0-
Education (other)0-
Social Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography8-
Total8
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 51 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration26-
Superintendency and Educational System Administration25-
Total51

Graduate Student Population at Northwest Missouri State

For academic year 2021-2022, total 1,785 students enrolled into Northwest Missouri State University graduate schools where it has total 7,267 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 456 full-time and 1,329 part-time graduate students. By gender, 597 male and 1,188 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,7855971,188
Full-time456147309
Part-tme1,329450879
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,391 White (77.93%), 62 Black/African American (3.47%), 49 Hispanic (2.75%), 15 Asian (0.84%), and 268 students with other races. 165 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,7855971,188
American Indian/Native American954
Asian15510
Black/African American621745
Hispanic491633
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander220
White1,391416975
Two More28523
Un-Known643331
Non-resident Alien1659867
Northwest Missouri State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,510 graduate students (84.59% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 26 graduate students (1.46% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,785
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,510
Enrolled Some Online Courses26
Not in Online Courses249
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Northwest Missouri State University. 390 students are aged 20 to 24 (21.85% of total students), 83 students are aged above 50 (4.65%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Northwest Missouri State University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,7855971,188
Age 20-211156
Age 22-24379115264
Age 25-29502172330
Age 30-34283100183
Age 35-3925086164
Age 40-4927788189
Age 50-64813051
Over 64211

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