Discover St. Joseph

With a family-oriented community and population of 77,000, St. Joseph is not your ordinary college town.  St. Joseph has been named a Missouri Creative Community and one of the nation’s “100 Best Communities for Young People. USA Today also ranked St. Joseph as the seventh fastest growing economy in the nation. The city offers 50 national historical places, 15 museums, 48 parks and tons of places to eat, work and play.

Things to See & Do
Experience History
Arts & Culture
Sports & Recreation

Check out the lodging options near campus. Mention you’re visiting Missouri Western and you may receive a special rate.

Convenient Location
The nearest major metropolitan area to St. Joseph is the Kansas City Metropolitan Area, which begins approximately 30 miles to the south. The nearest major airport is Kansas City International Airport, which is approximately 35 miles to the south.

St. Joseph is located near several major cities:

Kansas City, MO - 35 miles
Omaha, NE – 135 miles
Des Moines, IA – 170 miles
Topeka, KS – 100 miles
Wichita, KS – 235 miles
St. Louis, MO – 305 miles