Study Abroad and Exchange Programs

Incoming Exchange Students


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Missouri Western currently has exchange agreements with six 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 tuition, fees, room, and board to your home institution. In exchange, you will:

  • Be enrolled in twelve (12) credit hours of course work at Missouri Western
  • Share a room in a suite with American students in one of the campus residence halls
  • Benefit from a meal plan that provides ten (10) meals in the campus dining hall per week. You will also be provided with $400 of dining credit for the semester during which you are at Missouri Western. This credit can be used in the dining hall or at any other on-campus dining facility.

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

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Malmö University (Malmö, Sweden)

When you visit us from Malmö University you will pay tuition and fees to your home institution. In exchange, you will be enrolled in twelve (12) credit hours of course work at Missouri Western.

All other costs of attending Missouri Western, including subject and discipline specific course fees, are your responsibility.

As a visiting student you must purchase a room and board plan from Missouri Western. You will share a room in a suite with American students in one of the campus residence halls. The prices of meal plans vary.

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Otto-Friedrich-Universität (Bamberg, Germany)

When you visit us from the Otto-Friedrich-Universität you will pay tuition and fees to your home institution. In exchange, you will be enrolled in twelve (12) credit hours of course work at Missouri Western.

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

As a visiting student you must purchase a room and board plan from Missouri Western. You will share a room in a suite with American students in one of the campus residence halls. The prices of meal plans vary.

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Universidad de Sevilla (Seville, Spain)

When you visit us from the Universidad de Sevilla you will pay tuition and fees to your home institution. In exchange, you will be enrolled in twelve (12) credit hours of course work at Missouri Western.

As a visiting student you will be required to purchase a room and board plan from Missouri Western. You will share a room in a suite with American students in one of the campus residence halls. The prices of meal plans vary.

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

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Kyungnam University (Changwon, South Korea)

Students from Kyungnam University pay tuition and fees to their home institution. In exchange, you will be enrolled in twelve (12) credit hours of course work at Missouri Western.

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

As a visiting student you must purchase a room and board plan from Missouri Western. You will share a room in a suite with American students in one of the campus residence halls. The prices of meal plans vary.

More information about Missouri Western:

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

When you visit us from the Xidian University you will pay tuition, fees, medical insurance, 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
  • Share a room in a suite with American students in one of the campus residence halls
  • Benefit from a flexible meal plan in the campus dining hall

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

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

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Guizhou Normal College (Guiyang, Guizhou Province, People's Republic of China)

When you visit us from the Guizhou Normal College you will pay tuition, fees, medical insurance, room, and board to Missouri Western. In exchange, you will:

  • Be enrolled in twelve (12) credit hours of course work at Missouri Western.
  • Share a room in a suite with American students in one of the campus residence halls.
  • Benefit from a flexible meal plan in the campus dining hall.

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

More information about Missouri Western:

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

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

  • Be enrolled in twelve (12) credit hours of course work at Missouri Western.
  • Share a room in a suite with American students in one of the campus residence halls.
  • Benefit from a flexible meal plan in the campus dining hall.

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

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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 health insurance.

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Study Abroad and Exchange Programs at studyaway@missouriwestern.edu.

Information about International Student Services