Overview

Applicants
1,033
Acceptance Rate
73%
Average HS GPA
3.21

Test Scores

ACT Composite
19 - 23

Deadlines


Regular
August 1

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Class Rank
Standardized Test Scores
Non-Academic

Extracurricular Activities

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
14:1
Total Faculty
71
with Terminal Degree
39

41
Men
30
Women
2
Minority
1
International

Most frequent class size
2 - 9
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
30%
Graduate in 5 years
39%
Graduate in 6 years
41%

Majors

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biology
  • Marine Biology

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Accounting
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Management Science, General

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • Computer and Information Sciences, General

  • Education

  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Science Teacher Education

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • English Language and Literature, General

  • Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics

  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • French Language and Literature
  • Spanish Language and Literature

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Nursing, Other
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

  • History

  • History, General
  • History, Other

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematics, General

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Ethics
  • Philosophy
  • Religion/Religious Studies

  • Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry, General
  • Physics, General

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, General

  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions

  • Public Administration

  • Security and Protective Services

  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

  • Social Sciences

  • Economics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Sociology

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Music Performance, General


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Master's

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships

Prominent Alumni


Robert W. Shaner
Pres. Wireless Ops., Cingular Wireless Int.

C. Fred Beresten
Exec. Dir. Institute of International Economics

Roger Wilson
Former Governor of Missouri

Janet L. Jacobs
Chair, Board of Dir, Commercial Trust Bank

Clyde Lear
Pres. and CEO Learfield Communications

William M. Crist, M.D.
Dean, Univ of Missouri School of Medicine

Dr. Huston C. Smith
Author, Scholar World Religions

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Jan 30

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$3,476

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$3,515

Average Need-Based Loan
$2,095

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$17,037

Financial aid provided to international students
No

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
 

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

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

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

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

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
1,172
Out of State
10%

International
Foreign Countries Represented
15

Demographics

50% female
50% male
10% are out of state
94% are full time
6% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
70%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus
94%

Campus Environment
Rural
Fire safety rating

Housing Options

Apartment Married
Apartment Single
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Dorms Male

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
41
Number of Honor Societies
13

Number of Social Sororities
4
Number of Religious Organizations
2

12% join a fraternity
14% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
NAIA

Men's Sports (Eagles)
8 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Soccer
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Lady Eagles)
8 Sports

Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: University of Missouri-Columbia
Air Force ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: University of Missouri-Columbia

Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
12

Average Number of PC's per Lab
230

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
Yes

Student Web Pages Permitted
No

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
60%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Gateway, Microsoft

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Experience College Life


Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required:
Dates:
Times:
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On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available

Arrangements

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation