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pirates 2 griffons pathway
pirates 2 griffons pathway
As a Pirates2Griffons student, you’ll get the benefits of an on-campus experience at Missouri Western State University while enrolled in an associate degree program through North Central Missouri College. You can stay in the MWSU residence halls, join a student organization, and cheer on the Griffons at athletic events. You’ll get to have a traditional college experience while preparing to fully transfer to Missouri Western after earning your associate degree.


  • In-person, on-campus college experience at MWSU
  • Join a community of lifelong friends in MWSU residence halls
  • MWSU student services access (unlimited tutoring, mental-health counseling, on-campus health clinic, on-campus fitness center, on-campus esports arena, etc.)
  • Free admission to Griffon athletic home events
  • Priority enrollment at the same time as MWSU students
  • No MWSU application fee
  • Seamless transfer process between NCMC and MWSU
  • Seamless bill payment
  • Individual Pirates2Griffons advisor at NCMC and MWSU


  • Accepted into NCMC
  • Meet transfer requirements for MWSU
  • Remain continuously enrolled full-time (≥12 credit hours) at NCMC
  • Enroll in one course at MWSU within your degree plan per semester
  • Maintain 2.0 GPA at MWSU
  • Completed MWSU application for admission and Pirates2Griffons program application
Are you ready to begin your journey on the Pirates2Griffons Pathway?
  • Select the Undergraduate application.
  • In the Your Plans section, choose the Non-degree student type and then select Pirates2Griffons Applicant.
  • After you have submitted the undergraduate application for admission, fill out the electronic Pirates2Griffons Program Application available in your applicant portal.