Academic Profile for 2023

Four Year Graduation Rate
34%

Six Year Graduation Rate
51%

Eight Year Graduation Rate
52%

Student to Faculty Ratio
19 to 1

First Year Retention Rate
76%


Distribution of Students per State

for the first-year class of
1,221
students in 2020

(Hover in each state to view details of distribution)

None
1 To 5
6 To 15
16 To 25
26 To 50
51 and Above

Student Race, Ethnicity, and Age Information


Total Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity for the 2021 school year

Students Total
5,251

Total Enrollment by Age for the 2020 school year

Students Total
5,482

Other Learning Opportunities
Distance learning
Graduate level programs or courses are offered via distance education
Undergraduate level programs or courses are offered via distance education
Special learning
Study abroad
Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)


Accreditation

Institutional

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Agency Period of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1921 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northwest Missouri State University at Joplin)
08/15/2006 - 11/09/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northwest Missouri State University at Joplin Center)
04/20/2010 - 09/11/2013
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northwest Missouri State University at Missouri Southern State University)
08/15/2004 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northwest Missouri State University at Northwest Kansas City Center, Blue Jay Tower Plaza)
03/15/2006 - 01/13/2014
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northwest Missouri State University at St Joseph Center)
08/15/1978 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northwest Missouri State University at MCC-Longview)
08/20/2012 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northwest Missouri State University at St. Joseph Center)
08/20/2012 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northwest Missouri State University at Kirksville)
01/15/2004 - 11/09/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northwest Missouri State University at Northwest Kansas City Center)
01/13/2014 - Current
Accredited
Specialized

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Agency / Program Period of Accreditation Status
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
[Didactic Program in Dietetics]
12/01/1986 - Current
Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
[Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs]
09/01/1969 - Current
Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
[Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools]
01/01/1954 - Current
Accredited
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