Study at Midwestern State UniversityMidwestern State University, also referred to as MSU, is a coeducational, public, liberal arts college located in Wichita Falls, Texas, United States. It is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges. It was established in 1922 as Wichita Falls Junior College. It was renamed to Hardin Junior College in 1937 and moved to its present location. In 1946, it was renamed to Hardin College. In 1950, the name was changed to Midwestern University, and it gained state support eleven years later. In 1975, its name was finally changed to Midwestern State University. The University grants admission to approximately 6, 500 students every year.
Midwestern State University is organized into the following schools and colleges:
MSU's sports teams are called the Midwestern State Mustangs. The official mascot is the Mustang. The University sponsors men's basketball, football, golf, soccer, and tennis. It also sponsors women's basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball.
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- Graduate Studies
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Profile of Midwestern State University
Midwestern State is located in Wichita Falls, TX (a small city). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by Midwestern State is the Master's degree.
Midwestern State Selectivity
The school does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 450. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 460 and 560.
The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.
Midwestern State had 6, 027 enrolled students in 2007.
The school offers students meal plans. Midwestern State values student athletics, and belongs to the Lone Star Conference.
Midwestern State Programs and Degrees
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors |
|Liberal Arts||242||interdisciplinary studies, English, sociology, history, political science, international studies, Spanish language, economics, . . . |
|Business and Management||207||business management, marketing, MIS, finance, business, accounting, international business, human resources development, . . . |
|Medical Support and Technology||165||radiographer, respiratory care tech, dental hygienist, clinical lab tech|
|Education and Teaching||140||early childhood education, special ed, educational administration, health occupations teaching, school Counselling, curriculum and instruction, reading teaching, adult education, . . . |
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||92||registered nursing, nurse practitioner, nursing administration|
|Science||58||biology, chemistry, physics, geology|
|Therapy and Counselling||56||psychology, Counselling psychology|
|Nutrition and Exercise Therapy||49||health and physical education, exercise science, parks and recreation management, sports and fitness management, athletic trainer|
|Security and Law Enforcement||37||criminal justice and safety|
|Family and Social Work||28||social work, public administration|
|Media||24||mass communication, journalism|
|Computer Science and Engineering||16||computer and info science|
|Drama and Performing Arts||13||drama|
|Engineering Technician||12||manufacturing tech|
|Fine Arts||9||fine arts|
|Medical administration||6||health care administration|
|Art Studies||2||art studies|
|Conservation and Resource Management||0||environmental science|
Contact: Midwestern State
Midwestern State University
3410 Taft Blvd
Wichita Falls, TX 76308-2099
General Phone: (940) 397-4000
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