About Northwest Missouri State University

by / Monday, 27 October 2014 / Published in Northwest Missouri State University

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About Northwest Missouri State University

Northwest Missouri State University was originally established in the year 1905. Northwest Missouri State University is a State Assisted, four year Regional University which offers Graduate Degree Programs.

Northwest Missouri State University Offers 135 Undergraduate Programs and 36 Graduate Programs. International Graduate Students applies to Business, Education, Geography and Agriculture Departments each year.

Career Services offers an Exploring Majors Fair where students can learn about different majors on campus and find which major is the perfect fit for them.

Northwest Missouri State University currently has around 7,000 Students. The Size of campus offers great Opportunities for Domestic as well as International Students to succeed socially as well as academically. With a Student to Teachers Ratio is 21:1 students will never feels like a number and receive personalized attention from Faculty.

Language Proficiency Requirements:

Undergraduate English Proficiency Scores:

                TOEFL Paper:  500

                TOEFL iBT:   61

                IELTS:   5.5

                PTE:  44

Graduate English Proficiency Scores (Some Graduate Programs have different requirements:

                TOEFL Paper:  550

                TOEFL iBT:  79

                IELTS:  6.5

                PTE:  53

Transcripts:  Grade Conversions

                Northwest do all of the transcript evaluations, so there are no additional fees for transcript review or conversion by WES.

Tuition and Fees:

Graduate: $593.49/credit hour (non-resident)
Undergraduate: $345.72/credit hour (resident—to compute waiver scholarship)$480.24/credit hour (non-resident)

$271.85/credit hour (resident—to compute NIAS Scholarship)

 *Please note that tuition and fees includes laptop rental for ALL students (HP Ultrabook) and textbook rental for Undergraduate students.

Other expenses:

International Student Health Insurance: $1160/year
Orientation & Airport Pickup: $50 (Graduate Students)$190 (Undergraduate Students)



Northwest International Achievement Scholarship (NIAS):  This award represents the value of difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition. It is valued at approximately $6,252 USD during your first year, based on 30 credit hours. The scholarship is renewable the second year if a student completes 24 unique credit hours with a 3.0 Grade Point Average. Continuous enrollment is required to maintain the waiver.

Northwest Academic Merit Scholarships:  First-time freshmen are eligible for the following scholarship if they have taken the SAT* or the ACT:

SAT Score of 980-1040, ACT 21-22: $1000 per year
SAT Score of 1050-1200, ACT 23-26: $2500 per year
SAT Score of 1210-1600, ACT 27-36: $2500 per year

 *Combination of SAT Critical Reading and SAT Mathematics Scores


International Graduate Achievement Scholarship: To be eligible for the International Graduate Achievement Scholarship, applicants must have a high level of achievement in their academic background and meet requirements for admission to the graduate school.

With this award you will receive $1,000 toward your first semester tuition (roughly 20% discount). The scholarship is a one-time award.
If you earn at least a 3.30 graduate grade-point average (GPA) in your first trimester, starting your second trimester, your tuition will be reduced with a tuition waiver that allows you to pay in-state, rather than out-of state tuition, saving over 40% on your tuition bill.

Graduate Non-Resident Waiver:

Any full-time (9 hrs), degree seeking non-resident or international graduate-level student is eligible for the waiver. Students receiving a graduate assistantship, pursuing a specialist degree or enrolled in an online only program are not eligible to receive the waiver. Students will earn the value of the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition after completing their first (full-time) trimester at Northwest and earning a minimum cumulative Northwest graduate GPA of 3.30. Students must maintain continuous full-time enrollment in order to renew the waiver for the future trimester. If a student does not maintain continuous enrollment they will lose their waiver. This GPA requirement will be evaluated at the end of each trimester and new waivers will be made on this cycle. Students can earn this waiver for a maximum of one-degree program. Student may be enrolled in undergraduate level courses that fulfill prerequisites for their program as long as they are in an approved Graduate Program of Study.

This is an automatic waiver that will be applied to the student’s account. There is no application required to be considered for this waiver.

Indian Cricket Team:

Northwest Indian Cricket Team

Northwest international students were joined by Graduate Dean Dr. Greg Haddock and international recruiter Dr. Phil Hull to mark the opening of Northwest’s cricket pitch Sept. 26. As many as 60 students regularly play pickup cricket games at Northwest and will now have regular use of the field on the southwest corner of the campus. (Photos by Darren Whitley/University Relations)

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General Website:  www.nwmissouri.edu

Majors / Programs of Study:  http://www.nwmissouri.edu/academics/majors.htm

Application:  http://www.nwmissouri.edu/admissions/intl/application.htm

Costs:  http://www.nwmissouri.edu/bursar/intlcosts.htm

Scholarships:  http://www.nwmissouri.edu/admissions/intl/financial.htm

Virtual Tour:  http://www.nwmissouri.edu/virtualtour/index.htm


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