• Missouri Western State University

University Overview

Missouri Western State University is a public university in Saint Joseph, Missouri. As of September 2016, the school enrolls 5,145 undergraduate students and 243 graduate students.


Location State City
St Joseph, MO 64507

Other Campus Location


QS Global Rank: 0

Times Higher Education Rank: 0

University Feature


  • Freshmen UG are required to live on campus
  • 6 resident halls are available
  • Housing is not mandatory for PG students, but they also have housing available for them





  • Located 1 hour from Kansas
  • Located in the city of St. Joseph with a population of 77K
  • Downtown St. Joseph is 20 minutes drive from the university
  • Bus system is available for free for the students


Graduate Assistantship:

  • The graduate students need to be enrolled in the university of at least one year and express their GA interest to their professor, and if the professor recommends, then they can hold a GA position
  • They can work in the office as well as lab or other places based on availability and professors requirements
  • Stipend of about $6,500 per semester and it pays $4k to $5k in tuition per semester
  • They currently have 4 Nepalese students on campus



  • Employment opportunities on campus is available and 60% of current international students have a job on campus
  • They can apply to 2 different offices and work a combine of 20 hours per week


  • They also conduct regular events for international students to build their leadership and communication skills
  • They have workshop at least once a semester to educate students about OPT and etc ​​​​​​​

University Intakes

Intake For Intake Date

Scholarship and Funding

Merit Scholarship (Golden Griffon)

  • Deadline: 1st February
  • ACT minimum- 27
  • Available- $5,000 to $10,218
  • Min GPA- 3.50
  • Renewable every year if 3.5 GPA is maintained

International Excellence Scholarship:

  • $2000 in scholarship if 72 in TOEFL, 5.5 in IELTS, and 2.75 GPA. It’s renewable each year
  • This is an automatic scholarship awarded on being admitted to the university
  • Scholarship deadline- May1st
  • This scholarship is also available to Maters students with a 3.0 GPA