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Incoming Exchange Students


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Missouri Western has exchange agreements with several international universities. Only students who are enrolled full-time at one of these universities are eligible to attend Missouri Western as an exchange student.

For specific information about the terms of the exchange agreement between your university and Missouri Western, please click on the appropriate link below:

Université d’Angers (Angers, France)

When you visit us from the Université d’Angers you will pay your regular tuition and fees to your home institution. You will be responsible for paying the cost of housing and food to Missouri Western State University. In exchange, you will:

  • Be enrolled in twelve (12) credit hours of course work at Missouri Western
  • You will be placed in one of the residence halls during the regular semester

You will be responsible for all indirect costs associated with the exchange, such as travel, books, insurance and incidental fees.

You will be required to purchase health insurance from Missouri Western's contracted provider.

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Malmö University (Malmö, Sweden)

When you visit us from Malmö University you will pay your regular tuition and fees to your home institution. You will be responsible for paying the cost of housing and food to Missouri Western State University. In exchange, you will be enrolled in twelve (12) credit hours of course work at Missouri Western. You will be placed in one of the residence halls during the regular semester.

You will be responsible for all indirect costs associated with the exchange, such as travel, books, insurance and incidental fees.

As a visiting student you must purchase a room and board plan from Missouri Western.

You will be required to purchase health insurance from Missouri Western's contracted provider.

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Otto-Friedrich-Universität (Bamberg, Germany)

When you visit us from the Otto-Friedrich-Universität you will pay your regular tuition and fees to your home institution. You will be responsible for paying the cost of housing and food to Missouri Western State University. In exchange, you will be enrolled in twelve (12) credit hours of course work at Missouri Western. You will be placed in one of the residence halls during the regular semester.

You will be responsible for all indirect costs associated with the exchange, such as travel, books, insurance and incidental fees.

If residence halls are not available, Missouri Western will assist you in securing housing during the normal semester.

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Universidad de Sevilla (Seville, Spain)

When you visit us from the Universidad de Sevilla you will pay your regular tuition and fees to your home institution. You will be responsible for paying the cost of housing and food to Missouri Western State University. In exchange, you will:

  • Be enrolled in twelve (12) credit hours of course work at Missouri Western
  • You will be placed in one of the residence halls during the regular semester

You will be responsible for all indirect costs associated with the exchange, such as travel, books, insurance and incidental fees.

You will be required to purchase health insurance from Missouri Western's contracted provider.

More information about Missouri Western:

Xidian University (Xi'an, Shaanxi, People's Republic of China)

When you visit us from Xidian University you will pay tuition, fees, room, and board to Missouri Western. In exchange, you will:

  • Be enrolled in twelve (12) credit hours of course work at Missouri Western if an undergraduate student, or
  • Be enrolled in nine (9) credit hours of course work at Missouri Western if you are a graduate student

Students may elect to live off-campus, though corresponding costs will be different.

You will be required to purchase health insurance from Missouri Western's contracted provider.

All other costs of attending Missouri Western, including travel, subject and discipline-specific course fees, will be your responsibility.

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Jiaxing University (Zhejiang, People's Republic of China)

When you visit us from the Jiaxing University you will pay tuition, fees, room, and board to Missouri Western. In exchange, you will:

  • Be enrolled in twelve (12) credit hours of course work at Missouri Western.
  • You will be placed in one of the residence halls during the regular semester

You will be required to purchase health insurance from Missouri Western's contracted provider.

All other costs of attending Missouri Western, including travel, subject and discipline-specific course fees, will be your responsibility.

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University Jean Monnet (Saint-Etienne, France)

When you visit us from the University Jean Monnet, you will pay your regular tuition and fees to your home institution. You will be responsible for paying the cost of housing and food to Missouri Western State University. In exchange, you will:

  • Be enrolled in twelve (12) credit hours of course work at Missouri Western
  • You will be placed in one of the residence halls during the regular semester

You will be responsible for all indirect costs associated with the exchange, such as travel, books, insurance and incidental fees.

You will be required to purchase health insurance from Missouri Western's contracted provider.

More information about Missouri Western:

Universidad de Ciencias y Artes de Chiapas (Mexico)
Missouri Western State University and the University of Science and Arts of Chiapas are working on an exchange agreement that will support the objectives of the Mexican program "Proyecta 100,000." The "Proyecta 100,000" program looks to substantially increase student mobility and academic exchanges of both countries. Please check back for more information.

All potential exchange students undergo the same application process.

First, please visit the web site of Missouri Western's Admissions Office to create an online account. Once you have created your account, you must complete the online application for admission to Missouri Western. Be sure to indicate that you wish to attend Missouri Western as an exchange student and identify your home university.

Apply to Missouri Western

Once the application form is submitted, you will be prompted to download, print, and complete a Supplemental Exchange Student Application Form. It is vital that you read this document carefully and completely, and submit all of the documents that it describes by the required deadline.

Application deadlines:

  • October 15 for spring semester
  • May 15 for fall semester

All exchange students are required to purchase Missouri Western's contracted health insurance.

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact the Study Away Office at studyaway@missouriwestern.edu.

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