Great things continue to happen at Northwest Missouri State University

November 2011

Enjoy this sampling of Northwest's recent accomplishments.

freshman success rate

100,000

dollars gifted to the Northwest Foundation by alumni Dick and Phyllis Leet of Gainesville, Ga., to benefit Northwest's Early Care and Education Laboratory Center and Horace Mann (right)

7,225

Fall 2011 total student headcount - an enrollment record for the fourth consecutive year

1,980

cans of food donated by students to the local food pantry following the Northwest Homecoming canned art contest

1,498

Freshman enrollment (below) - an 8 percent increase from the previous year and an all-time high

1,053

Northwest students from an underrepresented domestic group or another country - the most diverse student body in the institution's history

83

Northwest's student-athlete academic success rate percentage - which is second in the MIAA behind Truman and exceeds the national rate of 72 percent

74

Northwest's freshman success rate percentage, compared to the state average of 68.7 percent

58

Northwest economics majors who are part of the statewide partnership between Northwest, the University of Central Missouri and Southeast Missouri State

3.04

grade point average of Northwest's student-athletes in the 2010-2011 academic year

Freshman enrollment

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