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Study at Missouri State University West Plains

The Missouri State University - West Plains is a branch campus of the Missouri State University which was previously known as the Southwest Missouri State University. The current name was given in the year 2005. The Missouri State University - West Plains is a 2-year public institute situated in West Plains, Missouri. It was established as the West Plains Residence Center in 1963. It came to be known as the West Plains Campus of Southwest Missouri State University in 1977.

The Missouri State University - West Plains offers both part-time and full-time courses to the students. Students are awarded associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees in the fields of arts, applied science, general business, Counselling, and science.

The athletics teams of the Missouri State University - West Plains are known as the Grizzlies. The students participate in various sports including basketball, golf, and volleyball. The Grizzlies are members of the NJCAA Region 16.

Profile of Missouri State University West Plains

Missouri State West Plains is found in West Plains, MO. West Plains is a self-contained town. The school is a public institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Associate's degree at Missouri State West Plains.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in liberal arts.

Missouri State West Plains Selectivity

Missouri State West Plains accepts all qualified applicants under its open-admission rules.


The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

Students numbered 1, 757 in 2007 at Missouri State West Plains.

Student Life

The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Missouri State West Plains offers students meal plans.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Missouri State University-West Plains is a teaching and learning institution providing quality post-secondary educational opportunities to the communities we serve. "

Missouri State West Plains Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts135general studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine38registered nursing
Medical Support and Technology20respiratory therapy assistant
Business and Management6business
Family and Social Work4child care management
Engineering Technician3manufacturing tech, industrial production tech
Security and Law Enforcement2criminal justice and police
Agricultural Science and Management2agriculture
Computer Science and Engineering0computer and info science

Contact: Missouri State West Plains

Missouri State University West Plains

128 Garfield Avenue

West Plains, MO 65775-2715

General Phone: (417) 255-7255

http://www.wp. missouristate.edu

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