Student Population at MWSU
A total of 4,395 students have enrolled at Missouri Western State University - 4,219 undergraduate and 176 graduate.
By gender, 1,640 male and 2,755 female students are attending Missouri Western State University. By attendance status, there are 2,638 full-time students and 1,757 part-time students.
The number of students at Missouri Western State University is very small compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Missouri. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Drury University and Missouri Southern State University, its population is very large (average population is 2,451).
Missouri Western State University offers online degree/certificate programs and 346 students enrolled in online programs.
Enrollment Comparison Chart
The below chart compares the student population between Missouri Western State University and similar colleges.
Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status
By gender, there are 1,640 male and 2,755 female students attending MWSU. The male-to-female student ratio is 0.60 to 1 and the ratio is than national average (the national average is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status at MWSU.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
By race/ethnicity, there are 3,193 White students (72.65%) and 457 Black or African American students (10.40%) at Missouri Western State University(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at Missouri Western State University.
|American Indian or Alaska Native||25||6||19|
|Black or African American||450||215||235|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||14||5||9|
|Two or More Races||322||135||187|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||1||0||1|
|Black or African American||7||4||3|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||0||0||0|
|Two or More Races||9||5||4|
Enrollment by Student Age
By age, there are 3,828 students whose age under twenty five and 337 students whose age is over thirty years old at Missouri Western State University.
Especially, 1,074 students are younger than eighteen and 13 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at Missouri Western State University.
|65 and over||13||4||9|
Online Student Population
At Missouri Western State University, 2,290 students (52.10% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 346 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 288 students live in Missouri where Missouri Western State University is located in and 56 students have enrolled from other states.
|Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes||346||266||80|
|Enrolled Some in Online Classes||1,944||1,879||65|
|Not Enrolled in Online Classes||2,105||2,074||31|
|Total (Enrolled Excl.)||346||266||80|
|Other State in U.S.||56||33||23|
|Outside of U.S.||2||1||1|