This is Griffon Country
Fully Accredited UniversityWe are a fully accredited university that offers 107 majors and 48 minors, as well as a host of graduate programs. More than 5,900 students from 40 states and 25 countries are proud to call Missouri Western home.
Learn By DoingBuild your resume before you graduate. At Missouri Western, 100% of students learn by doing through internships, research projects, study abroad programs and leadership opportunities.
Home Away from HomeWith a family-oriented community and population of 77,000, St. Joseph, Mo is not your ordinary college town. St. Joseph has been named one of the nation's "100 Best Communities for Young People." The city offers 50 national historical places, 15 museums, 48 parks, and tons of places to eat, work and play.
By the Numbers
% of Graduates
engaged in an applied learning experience before graduating
# of Students
per classroom at Missouri Western (average classroom size)
# of Schools
with agreements for early admission to medical school
# of Ways
to experience applied learning: undergraduate research, study abroad, service learning, internships & leadership
% of Faculty
with Ph.D. or other top degree
# of Students
enrolled during the 2012-13 school year (Undergraduate & Graduate)
# of Hours
given by Griffons annually to community service