Overview

Applicants
1,407
Acceptance Rate
69%
Average HS GPA
3.41

GPA Breakdown

29%
Over 3.75
15%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
18%
2.50 - 2.99
5%
2.00 - 2.49
1%
1.00 - 1.99

Test Scores

SAT Reading
440 - 550
SAT Math
450 - 560
ACT Composite
18 - 23

Deadlines


Regular
August 7

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Class Rank
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
19:1
Total Faculty
314
with Terminal Degree
165

160
Women
154
Men
29
Minority

Most frequent class size
20 - 29
Most frequent lab / sub section size
10 - 19

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
32%
Graduate in 5 years
79%
Graduate in 6 years
100%


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Internships
Opportunities at School

Internship

Prominent Alumni


Dr. Seaborn
Mout Everest accident survivor

The Honorable David L. Farabee
Texas State Legislator

Mr. Jarrett Ray Reddick
Lead Singer of Grammy nominated Bowling for Soup

Mr. Lowell
Basketball Coaching Great

Dr. Phillip 'Phi' McGraw
Talk Show Guru

Alton 'Dale' Smith
Internationally Acclaimed Operatic Performer

Mr. Jan Reid
Texas Monthly Journalist

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 15

Required Forms

FAFSA
School

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$4,524

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$4,117

Average Need-Based Loan
$3,442

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$17,882

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
54%

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$3,414

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
Required Fees
Average Cost for Books and Supplies

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy
Federal

Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
College/university loans from institutional funds
Federal Perkins Loans
FFEL PLUS loans
FFEL Subsidized Stafford Loans
FFEL Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
State Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
5,367
Out of State
5%

International
Foreign Countries Represented
41

Demographics

58% female
42% male
5% are out of state
72% are full time
28% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
20%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus
52%

Campus Environment
Small Urban
Fire safety rating
84

Housing Options

Apartment Married
Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Dorms Male
Other

Special Needs Admissions

Program / Service Name
Disability Support Services

Type of Program
For all students with disabilities

Director
Debra J. Higginbotham

College Entrance Tests Required
Yes

Interview Required
No

Documentation Requred for LD
WAIS-III, WJ

Documentation Requred for ADHD
Psychiatrist, psychologist report

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
Yes

Dictionary allowed in exams
Yes

Computer allowed in exams
Yes

Spellchecker allowed in exams
Yes

Extended test time
Yes

Scribes
Yes

Proctors
Yes

Oral exams
Yes

Notetakers
Yes

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Accommodation for students with ADHD
No

Reading machine
Yes

Other assistive technology
Yes

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
145
Number of Honor Societies
23

Number of Social Sororities
8
Number of Religious Organizations
15

Sports

Athletic Division
Division II

Men's Sports (Mustangs)
5 Sports

Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Women's Sports (Mustangs)
6 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
LGBT Support Groups
Air Force ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: University of North Texas

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
27

Average Number of PC's per Lab
25

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
No

Fee for Network Use
Yes

Student Web Pages Permitted
No

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
No

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Barbara Merkle
Director of Admissions

Address
Midwestern State University
3410 Taft Blvd
Wichita Falls, Tx 76308-2099

Phone
940-397-4334

Email
admissions@mwsu.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Clark Student Center
D.L. Ligon Coliseum
Corner Perk Coffee Shop
Wellness Center
Library
Sikes Lake, an art meuseum

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Shopping Mall
2 Movie theatres
Multi purpose events center
Kemp Center for the Arts
Lucy Park
Only 2.5 hours drive from Dallas/ Fort Worth metroplex and DFW airport. There is also a municipal airport in town. Wichita Mountains 40 miles north and historic Meers Store.

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Monday-Friday 8-5 Selected Saturdays
Average Length: Varies

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
2 weeks

Contact Email Address for Visit
admissions@mwsu.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Local taxis and buses, commerical buses, shuttle van from DFW Field available. Closest airport Wichita Falls, approximately 8 miles. Also near DFW, Lovefield, and OKC (approximately 2.5 hours).

Driving Instructions to Campus
Conveniently located off of interstates 20, 30, 35, 40, 44, and 45 using route 287. Map available on website, www.mwsu.edu.

Local Accommodations
America's Best Value Inn, Best Western, Best Western Northtown Inn, Circle Inn, Deluxe Inn, Eagle Inn, Econo Inn, Econo Lodge, Hawthorn Suites, Homewood Suites Hilton, La Quinta, Motel 6, Quality Inn and Suites, Radisson, Ramada, Remington Hotel and Conference Center, Royal Inn, Scotland Part Motel, Sleepwell Motel, Super 8, Towne Crest Inn, Trade Winds, Twilite Motel, Wayfarer Motor Hotel
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Key Stats

1,407
Applicants
5,367
Size
69%
Acceptance Rate
1000
SAT Scores

Rankings & Lists