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Northwest Missouri State University

Graduation Rates

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The most recent graduation rate (2010 cohort) for first-time, full-time, freshman is 50.3%.

By Academic Unit

The table below shows the university's graduation rates by race/ethnicity.

Graduated in Unit Graduated from the University
Department of Fine and Performing Arts 23.3% 39.5%
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences 23.9% 52.2%
Department of Language, Literature and Writing 25.8% 41.9%
Department of Mathematics and Statistics 31.6% 63.2%
Department of Natural Sciences 18.0% 35.4%
School of Agricultural Sciences 73.0% 78.7%
Melvin D. & Valorie G. Booth School of Business 41.6% 53.7%
School of Communication and Mass Media 40.8% 57.7%
School of Computer Science and Information Systems 40.5% 52.4%
School of Education 34.6% 55.1%
School of Health Sciences and Wellness 35.1% 44.3%

By Race/Ethnicity

The table below shows how many students in each academic unit either graduated with a degree in the same unit they started, or graduated with any degree from the university.

Graduation Rate
American Indian or Alaska Native 33%
Asian 25%
Black or African American 31%
Hispanic/Latino 38%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 100%
White 52%
Two or More Races 34%
Race/Ethnicity Unknown 38%
Non-Resident Alien 80%

By Gender

The table below shows the univerity's graduation rates by gender.

Graduation Rate
Men 48%
Women 50%

Additional Graduation Rates

The university also tracks graduation rates by recipients of a federal pell grant, and those who receive stafford loans.

Graduation Rate
Recipients of a Federal Pell Grant 41%
Recipients of a subsidized Stafford Loan who did not receive a Pell Grant 49%
Students who did not receive either a Pell Grant or a subsidized Stafford Loan 58%
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