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Northwest Missouri State University

Northwest Campus (Photo by University Photography)

Mission, Vision and Values


Northwest Missouri State University focuses on student success - every student, every day.


We will be THE university of choice for a comprehensive, exceptional student experience.


  • Student success
  • Scholarship and life-long learning
  • Intercultural competence
  • Collaboration
  • Respect and integrity
  • Strategic thinking
  • Excellence


  • Advocating one-to-one engaging relationships
  • Keeping costs affordable
  • Providing beautiful and safe surroundings
  • Driving economic development and entrepreneurship to better our region and community
  • Being socially responsible
  • Delivering excellence through high expectations and servant leadership