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Safe Rides FREE transportation service for student within the city limits of Maryville

Attend an athletic event at Bearcat Stadium 2

Build life-long friendships living on campus

Stay fit at the Robert and Virginia Foster Fitness Center.

Career Services is here to help you become career ready day one

Celebrate Northwest’s diversity and raise your country’s flag at the International Flag Plaza

Sip Starbucks while you study in the B.D. Owens Library

Work alongside faculty producing original research in Colden Hall

Stop by and visit your home away from home, the International Involvement Center


99%

NORTHWEST WAS RANKED THE TOP MODERATELY SELECTIVE REGIONAL UNIVERSITY IN MISSOURI BY U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT IN 2015 AND 2016

YOUR PLACE TO A place of your own

STUDENT POPULATION

6,530

Thrive

College is about you. Your education. Your experiences. Your future. Northwest provides the tools and resources for you to succeed in your career while having fun and making an impact. Take a journey with us – allow us to show you

your place.

John found His Place

John Oluwajobi | Home country: Nigeria Major: Agriculture

Doory found Her Place

Doory Dan | Home country: South Korea Major: Chemistry ACS

“Northwest offers me the opportunity to spend an extended period of time immersed in a culture other than my own. The entire university puts a lot of effort to make internationals feel safe and belong to this community through numerous activities that we can participate in.”

See more international student testimonials at whystudyhere.com/northwestmsu

of graduate students and

97%

of undergraduate students secure employment or continue their education within six months of graduation

“I chose to study at Northwest Missouri State University because they have outstanding programs in Agriculture, which is the area of my study.”

FOUNDED IN

1905 NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY 3


Football

Winner of six national championships

Tennis 43 combined men’s and women’s MIAA titles

YOUR PLACE TO

be active

Building Better Bearcats

Located in a beautiful, rural community, Northwest offers many opportunities to stay healthy, enjoy the outdoors and get involved. You can also stay active and healthy by taking advantage of the Robert and Virginia Foster Fitness Center, The Student Recreation Center, intramural sports or group exercise classes.

Intramural Sports

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Tournaments: ■■ Tennis singles ■■ Disc golf ■■ Cricket ■■ Floor hockey ■■ Table tennis ■■ Spikeball ■■ Punt pass kick ■■ Racquetball singles ■■ Badminton singles ■■ 1-2 Video game tournaments

Leagues: ■■ 3 on 3 basketball ■■ 7 on 7 flag football ■■ Kickball ■■ 4 on 4 bubble soccer ■■ 6 on 6 dodgeball

Basketball

2017

national champions


Hughes Fieldhouse Opening fall 2018, the 137,250 square-foot facility includes a 90-yard practice turf and 300-meter indoor competition track.

Recreation facilities are

FREE for students!

Robert and Virginia Foster Fitness Center 19,490 square foot with state-ofthe-art facility such as: cardio and weight lifting machines a human performance lab classroom space

MASCOT

BEARCAT

Lorena found Her Place

Lorena Rivas | Home country: Mexico Major: Foods and Nutrition: Dietetics Student-Athlete | Tennis

“The University made me feel like a Bearcat the day I arrived! Everyone is nice and thoughtful. I highly recommend Northwest. It’s a school where international students matter. It was easy to fit in as a student and make friends.”

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Ottawa

Maryville

is ranked among the N N

top 30 “Safest College Towns”

New York

MARYVILLE

“ The Ville”

M I S S O U R I

Chicago

Omaha

S T A T E

U N I V E R S I T Y

in the U.S.A. by SafeWise

THE CENTER OF YOUR WORLD

Washington D.C.

Denver

8%

St. Louis Vancouver

of the student body is international

Kansas City

Seattle

Montreal Nashville Ottawa

New York

Omaha

Chicago Washington D.C.

Denver

St. Louis

YOUR PLACE TO

Kansas City Nashville

At the heart of it all

Los Angeles

Houston

You’re not just a Bearcat – you’re a member of the Maryville community. The cityMiami of Maryville is ranked among “Safest College Towns” by SafeWise for three consecutive years. The “Ville” is a friendly, welcoming town with nearly 12,000 residents. We know you’ll feel at home!

Airport pickup

included with orientation fee on designated arrival days

Houston

Monterrey

Miami Monterrey

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Explore

Mexico City

Temperature information for Maryville Jan.

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YOUR PLACE TO Colden Pond Study in the fresh air

Named

best college for getting a job

Career Ready. Day One.

Succeed

At Northwest, students have access to the Career Services office to ensure they are prepared for job interviews and successful careers. ■■ ■■ ■■ ■■ ■■ ■■ ■■ ■■

Internships Mock interviews Resume and cover letter writing Hands-on classroom experiences Faculty-led research Service learning Learning labs Field experience

Faculty-led research Learn and develop along side faculty in state-of-the-art facilities

in Missouri

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A student-led, full-service ad agency that combines talents from five Schools and Departments on campus.

STATES

31

COUNTRIES represented by the

student body

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Provisions on Demand Grab snacks on the go between classes

YOUR PLACE TO First-year experience

High-Rises

FREE WI-FI

Located near The Station, these residence halls include a kitchen, lounge area, recreation room and FREE cable TV.

FREE LAUNDRY

campus wide and for all residence hall occupants

Call home

Your address has officially changed. Join the 91 percent of freshmen who live on campus and proudly claim your status as a Bearcat resident. International Cuisine

Six convenient locations on campus for a between-class snack or meal.

Bearcat Commons serves Indian food every Thursday and features other countries on other days.

Campus dining options Bearcat Commons is the perfect all-you-care-to-eat restaurant. It Includes a Mediterranean kitchen offering hearth baked pizza and zesty pasta dishes, produce market and deli, an all-American grill, Tex-Mex cuisine, an entree station offering home-style meals, exhibition station and Mongolian grill as well as a fresh bakery. 8


Gurinder found His Place

Gurinder Singh Brar | Home country: India Major: Computer Science

83%

of students are involved in one or more organization

“At Northwest I’ve had the most amazing experience in my life! The entire staff and instructors are committed to student success. Located in a safe and calm place, at Northwest I can focus on my studies and learn in an engaging environment.”

See more international student testimonials at whystudyhere.com/northwestmsu

International Coffee hour enjoy coffee, cookies and good company every other Wednesday!

Find your Northwest Family Northwest is a place where you can feel supported to be yourself. It’s in our Bearcat nature to connect with each other through student organizations like Greek Life, Student Senate, multicultural groups and more. The Student Activities Council also plans and administers concerts, lectures, movies and comedians that will keep you entertained and engaged on campus.

YOUR PLACE TO

Connect

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Textbooks and Laptop included SAVES YOU

AN EDUCATION YOU CAN AFFORD

$7,300

At Northwest, we offer an education that is targeted to your profession at a price that is below the national average and below other Missouri universities.

OVER 4 YEARS

YOUR PLACE TO WE’RE HERE TO HELP

Save

Textbooks and laptop included* Like any major employer, we provide you the tools and technology you need to be successful. A savings of more than $7,300!

Undergraduate scholarships Northwest International Achievement Scholarship (NIAS) pays 100 percent of the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition. You may also be eligible for merit-based scholarships.

Graduate scholarships In-state tuition available to students with 3.30 GPA after first semester. 10

*Primary textbooks not included in graduate programs

5,848

$

AVERAGE UNDERGRAD INTERNATIONAL AWARD

FIND SCHOLARSHIPS ONLINE nwmissouri.edu/admissions/apply/international/finaid.htm

APPLY ONLINE NWMISSOURI-INFO.ORG/INTERNATIONAL/ Requirements: ■■ Online App, $75 fee, English proficiency score, official transcript, passport, bank statement and letter of support

Application deadlines: ■■ 1 July (fall) ■■ 15 November (spring)

CALCULATE YOUR SAVINGS

AND VIEW A BREAKDOWN OF COSTS AT nwmissouri.edu/admissions/education/value.htm

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International Flag Plaza MORE THAN

150

student organizations including: • • • • • •

African Student Organization ALIANZA Indian Student Association International Student Organization Korean Student Association Nepalese Student Association

NOW, CHECK OUT

Raise your country’s flag during our fall Homecoming celebration

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CONTACT INFO nwmissouri.edu

TAKE A VIRTUAL TOUR

nwmissouri.edu/virtualtour

Northwest Missouri State University Office of Admissions 800 University Drive Maryville, MO 64468-6001 local: +1 660.562.1149 | fax: +1 660.562.1821 intladm@nwmissouri.edu Text us: +1 660.541.5263 Graduate Office

+1 660.562.1144 | gradsch@nwmissouri.edu

Scholarships and Financial Assistance +1 660.562.1363 | finaid@nwmissouri.edu

Residential Life

74%

of classes have fewer than 30 students

International Involvement Center 800 University Drive Maryville, MO 64468-6001 +1 660.562.1367 intlprog@nwmissouri.edu

+1 660.562.1214 | reslife@nwmissouri.edu

Students with Disabilities

+1 660.562.1013 | ada@nwmissouri.edu

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YOUR PLACE TO AGRICULTURE Agricultural Business Agricultural Education Agricultural Science Agronomy Animal Science Animal Science (Pre-Vet)

Horticulture Farm Operation - 2 year Geographic Information Science: Precision Agriculture

BUSINESS Accounting:

Private Industry Public Industry

Advertising Business Economics Business Education Business Management Business Meta Major* Business Technology:

Interactive Digital Media Management Networking

Data Sciences: Business

Economics Finance:

Corporate Finance Financial Computing Financial Management Financial Services

International Business Marketing Organizational Behavior/ Human Resources Management Business Technology 2 year

COMMUNICATION AND MASS MEDIA Advertising

Learn

Communication:

Interpersonal Communication Organizational Communication Public Relations Rhetoric

Interactive Digital Media: New Media

Mass Media:

Applied Advertising Broadcast and Production Multimedia Journalism Sports Media

Media Studies Spanish - 1 year3 Spanish Education Speech/Theater Education

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS Business Technology:

Interactive Digital Media Management Networking

Computer Science

Mobile Computing2

Cyber Security Data Science and Informatics

Business Computer Science Geographic Information Science Molecular Biology

Geographic Information Science: Civil/Public Data & Technology Earth Technology Emergency Response Management Geographic Precision Agriculture

Interactive Digital Media: Computer Science

Management Information Systems Physics

MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS

SOCIAL SCIENCES

Mathematics

Criminology

Data Sciences

Mathematics Mathematics Education

HEALTH SCIENCE AND WELLNESS Applied Health Science

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Aging Studies Exercise Science

Biology:

Biomedical Sciences

Biology/Psychology Biomedical Sciences: Chiropractic

Chemistry:

Medicinal

Clinical Laboratory Sciences Emergency and Disaster Management Food and Nutrition: Dietetics

Physical Education Radiologic Sciences** Recreation:

Corporate Recreation/ Wellness Recreation and Park Management Therapeutic Recreation

Pre-Dental Hygiene Pre-Dentistry+ Pre-Medicine Pre-Nursing Pre-Occupational Therapy Pre-Optometry Pre-Osteopathic and Allopathic Medicine

Pre-Pharmacy+ Pre-Physical Therapy Pre-Radiology Pre-Respiratory Therapy Pre-Speech Pathology Pre-Veterinary Medicine+

Adult System Diversity Juvenile System

English English Education Geography History Liberal Arts and Sciences Philosophy Political Science Political Science: Public Administration Criminal Justice Global Affairs

Social Science Education University Liberal Arts Meta Major* Pre-Law Writing Creative Writing Professional Writing Publishing

FINE AND PERFORMING ARTS Art (Studio):

Ceramics Drawing Painting Photography Printmaking Sculpture Art Education

Graphic Design Interactive Digital Media: Art: Visual Imaging

Instrumental Music Education: Non-Piano Piano

Music Speech/Theatre Education Theatre:

Performance Technical Theatre and Design

Vocal Music Education

PSYCHOLOGY Biology/Psychology Human Services Industrial Psychology Organizational Behavior/ Human Resources Management Psychology

SCIENCES Biology Biology:

Biomedical Sciences Cell/Molecular General Biology

Biology Education Biomedical Sciences: Chiropractic

Chemistry:

Biochemistry General Chemistry Medicinal

Chemistry ACS Chemistry Education Clinical Laboratory Sciences Data Sciences: Molecular Biology

Geology:

Environmental General

Marine Biology Nanoscale Science:

Nanoscale Biology Nanoscale Chemistry Nanoscale Physics

Science Meta Major* Unified Science Education: Biology Chemistry Earth Science

Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Pre-Engineering

His Place

Ramon Abaitua Vazquez | Home country: Spain Major: Master in Business Administration

“I was looking for a friendly place with high education standards, where I could achieve a master’s degree, and Northwest gave me all of these.”

Non-Piano Piano

Mathematics Education Middle School Physical Education Social Science Spanish Special Education3 Speech/Theatre Education Unified Science/ Education:

See more international student testimonials at whystudyhere.com/northwestmsu Check out a full list of majors and minors at: nwmissouri.edu/academics/majors.htm

GRADUATE DEGREES Master of Arts – M.A.:

Biology Chemistry Earth Science

English English (Speech Emphasis)

Vocal Music

Master of Business Administration – M.B.A.:

UNDECIDED OR DECIDING

Agricultural Economics General Management Human Resource Management Marketing

Business Meta Major* Education Meta Major* University Liberal Arts Meta Major* Science Meta Major*

12 + program falls under Biology: Biomedical Sciences. *Meta majors are designed for students who are still deciding on a major but know their area of interest.**Completion program partnership with St. Luke’s School of Radiologic Technology, Kansas City. 3 www.nwmissouri.edu/academics/disclosure completed with another major

Ramon found

EDUCATION Agricultural Education Art Education Biology Education Business Education Chemistry Education Early Childhood Education Education Meta Major* Elementary Education English Education Instrumental Music Education:

1

Master of Science:

Applied Computer Science Applied Health and Sports Science Information Systems Mathematics Recreation

MS in Education:

Guidance and Counseling

Completion program only available at Northwest - Kansas City 3Not a stand-alone program; must be

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