MWSU Student Population

Total 5,669 students are enrolled in Missouri Western State University (5,434 undergraduate and 235 graduate). Among them, 343 students are enrolled in online degree/certificate programs. 335 faculties are working for Missouri Western State University and student to faculty ratio is 16.92 to 1.

  • Total Student Population: 5,669
  • Undergraduate: 5,434
  • Graduate: 235
  • Online Students: 343

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Population By Gender/Attending Status

For academic year 2019-2020, total 5,669 students enrolled into Missouri Western State University. 5,434 enrolled in undergraduate programs and 235 students enrolled in graduate programs. By attending status. there are 3,673 full-time and 1,996 part-time students. By gender, 2,237 male and 3,432 female students are attending at Missouri Western State University. Next table summarizes the student population by gender and attending status for Missouri Western State University.
Student Population By Gender
Missouri Western State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,6692,2373,432
Undergraduate5,4342,1423,292
Graduate23595140
Student Population By Attending Status
Missouri Western State University
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total5,6693,6731,996
Undergraduate5,4343,5921,842
Graduate23581154

Population by Race/Ethnicity

Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Missouri Western State University.
There are 4,371 White (77.10%), 492 Black/African American (8.68%), 137 Hispanic (2.42%), 94 Asian (1.66%), and 575 students with other races.
Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Missouri Western State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,6692,2373,432
American Indian/Native American271314
Asian943757
Black/African American492234258
Hispanic1375483
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander1147
White4,3711,6822,689
Two More22487137
Un-Known22181140
Undergraduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Missouri Western State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,4342,1423,292
American Indian/Native American231310
Asian873453
Black/African American485231254
Hispanic1355481
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander1147
White4,1971,6132,584
Two More22086134
Un-Known21279133
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Missouri Western State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total23595140
American Indian/Native American404
Asian734
Black/African American734
Hispanic202
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White17469105
Two More413
Un-Known927

Online Student Population

Missouri Western State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. 343 students (6.05% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,682 students (29.67% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Missouri Western State University.
Distance Learning Student Population at Missouri Western State University
TotalEnrolled ExclusivelyEnrolled Some CoursesNot In Online Courses
Total5,6693431,6823,644
Undergraduate5,4342711,6163,547
Graduate235726697

Population by Student Age

The following table summarizes the students population by age at Missouri Western State University. 2,062 students are aged 20 to 24 (36.37% of total students), 2,729 students are aged below 20 (48.14%), 66 students are aged above 50 (1.16%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Missouri Western State University.
Student Population By Age at Missouri Western State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,6692,2373,432
Under 181,166432734
Age 18-191,563628935
Age 20-211,210479731
Age 22-24852390462
Age 25-29383158225
Age 30-3417659117
Age 35-391153976
Age 40-4913837101
Age 50-64581246
Over 64835
Undergraduate Student Population By Age at Missouri Western State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,4342,1423,292
Under 181,166432734
Age 18-191,563628935
Age 20-211,206476730
Age 22-24797354443
Age 25-29320131189
Age 30-341414893
Age 35-39882860
Age 40-491103278
Age 50-64371126
Over 64624
Graduate Student Population By Age at Missouri Western State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total23595140
Age 20-21431
Age 22-24553619
Age 25-29632736
Age 30-34351124
Age 35-39271116
Age 40-4928523
Age 50-6421120
Over 64211

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University of Missouri-St Louis (Missouri-St Louis) is a Public, 4 years school located in Saint Louis, MO. The 2020 tuition & fees is $10,573 for Missouri residents and $27,972 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 16,441 and student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1 (5.26%).
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University of Missouri-Columbia (Mizzou) is a Public, 4 years school located in Columbia, MO. The 2020 tuition & fees is $10,723 for Missouri residents and $29,005 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 29,843 and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1 (5.88%).
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Maryville University of Saint Louis (Maryville University of Saint Louis) is a Private, 4 years school located in Saint Louis, MO. The 2020 tuition & fees is $27,166. The school has a total enrollment of 9,139 and student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1 (7.14%).
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University of Missouri-Kansas City (Missouri-Kansas City) is a Public, 4 years school located in Kansas City, MO. The 2020 tuition & fees is $10,145 for Missouri residents and $25,186 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 16,375 and student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1 (6.67%).
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