Missouri State University – West Plains

128 Garfield Avenue, West Plains, MO 65775-2715

About Missouri State University – West Plains

Missouri State University – West Plains is classified as a public, two-year college under the governance of a larger, four-year university or university system. This mid-sized two-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 500 to 1,999 students. This institution awards associate’s degrees and no bachelor’s degrees. According to data for fall enrollment, 40-59% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this two-year associate’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate2,162
Student Age% Under 2565%
 % 25 and Over35%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time58%
 % Part-time42%
Race/Ethnicity% White85.5%
 % Black1.0%
 % Asian0.7%
 % Latino1.8%
 % Native American1.1%
 % Race Unknown9.6%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyAnimation
Art Degrees OfferedAssociates Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$15
 In-State Tuition & Fees$3,394
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$6,454
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid93%
 % Undergraduates with Loans29%
 % Undergraduates with Grants93%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,000
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$5,116
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$5,985
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$6,507
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$9,477
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$6,507

Neighborhood Data for the West Plains Area

Median Age35.8
Median Household Income$32,993
Total Population11,871
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total45.2% 54.8%
 Age 0-944.2%55.8%
 Age 10-1747.3%52.7%
 Age 18-2446.7%53.3%
 Age 25-2941.2%58.8%
 Age 30-3950.0%50.0%
Race/Ethnicity% White94.7%
 % Black0.2%
 % Asian1.1%
 % Latino3.7%
 % Native American1.5%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.0%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$5,116
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$5,985
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$386
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $500100.0%91.6%23.1%
 $500 to $7490.0%4.5%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%3.9%9.1%
 Over $10000.0%0.0%0.0%
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