Family Resources

At Missouri Western, we understand the vital role family plays in your student’s success. Because of this, we welcome you as part of our Griffon family, too! Choosing a university is an important decision, so we want to make sure you have all the information you need to help your student make the best college choice. We know their success is your top priority, and we want you to know it is our top priority, as well. We provide your student with endless opportunities to succeed, and we believe that you and your student will soon discover that at Missouri Western, everything is possible. 



Missouri Western strives to keep our students healthy, happy and safe.

Counseling Services
Esry Student Health Center
University Police
Baker Fitness Center


We know school is a big expense, but at Missouri Western we focus on keeping college affordable by offering low tuition and numerous scholarships.

What Does it Cost to Attend Missouri Western?
Payment Plans
Business Office
Griffon Rate Waiver (nearly 50% off tuition for neighboring states)
How to Apply for Aid


Missouri Western is your student’s home away from home. We feature unique resources to make your student’s learning experience top notch.

Living on Campus
Clubs & Organizations
Student Affairs Office


Want to know what’s happening on campus? Our academic calendar and family newsletter will keep you up-to-date.

Family Newsletter 
Campus Events
Admissions Events


Deadlines are tough to remember, especially when you’re making the transition to college life. Sometimes it’s nice for students to have helpful reminders. Review the Fall 2018 deadline below:

Aug. 23, 2017 Missouri Western begins accepting applications
Oct. 1, 2017 Complete the FAFSA
– Missouri Western school code: 002490
Nov. 1, 2017 Missouri Western begins accepting housing deposits
– Must be admitted in order to submit
Mid-Dec., 2017 Students may begin accepting their Financial Aid awards online
– If FAFSA is completed early
Feb. 1, 2018 Competitive scholarship deadline
Feb. 1, 2018 Regular deadline for admission
– Application, transcripts and test scores must be submitted)
Feb. 1, 2018 Complete the FAFSA by today to be eligible for competitive scholarships
Feb.20, 2018 Continue accepting your financial aid awards online
– If FAFSA is completed by Feb. 1
March 20, 2018 Transfer and Returning students may begin enrolling for classes online
– Once admission file is complete
April 2018 Freshman Griffon Orientation (GO) registration begins
May 1, 2018 Non-degree students may begin enrolling for classes
June/July, 2018 Freshmen must attend Griffon Orienation (GO)
Aug. 1, 2018 Late deadline for admission
– Application, transcripts and test scores must be submitted
Aug. 22, 2018 Move-in day for all Griffon Edge students
Aug. 23-26, 2018 Griffon Edge (extended orientation course for new students)
Aug. 27, 2018 Classes Begin

Office of Admissions
Eder 101  |  (816) 271-4266
Registrar’s Office
Eder 102  |  (816) 271-4211
Financial Aid
Eder 103  |  (816) 271-4361
Business Office
Eder 104  |  (816) 271-5989
Residential Life
Common’s Building  |  (816) 271-7100
Missouri Western Dining
Blum 102  |  (816) 271-4426


If you have additional questions about Missouri Western after reviewing this page, please contact:

The Office of Admissions
(816) 271-4266