A-Z Index

Why Northwest

Championship Culture

Winner of 64 national championships since 2009 across all academic and athletic teams.

80 percent retention rate

80% retention rate. Highest in University's history.

Graduation Rate: 90th percentile

Graduation Rate: 90th percentile of Northwest's national peer group.

22 million money for you

Nearly $22 million in scholarships and grants awarded annually.

Textbooks and Laptops Included

Save more than $6,800 over four years through our textbooks and laptop program.

Textbooks & Laptop
Your dream becomes your reality

98% of graduates find a job within six months of graduating.

Outcomes Report
We own hands-on

Horace Mann Laboratory School, Farm, student media, student-led advertising agency and human performance lab ensure students are career ready.

Living Learning Communities

Live and learn with like-minded students in one of our Living Learning Communities.

Learning Communities
You are Welcome Here

Northwest values a diverse and inclusive culture though interpretation of history, experiences, cultures and policies.

We Got Your Back

The Student Success Center tutoring and success coaching are included.

Student Success Center
Bearcat Family

In this together from your first day and after you graduate.

We are Green

Save money and cost effective. Northwest focuses on sustainability through alternative fuels and recycling.

Military Friendly School
Best online RN to BSN and online psychology
Top 25 Marketing Master's Online
CEO Magazine Tier One School
Best Online Bachelor's
Safest College Towns
Top Ranked Missouri Schools
Northwest Missouri State University has been ranked as one of the Best Online Master's in Educational/Instructional Technology!

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