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Missouri Western State University

Originally founded as St. Joseph Junior College in 1915, Missouri Western was transformed into a four-year college in 1969 and became a full member of the State of Missouri system in 1977. In 2005, Missouri Western received university designation and changed its name to Missouri Western State University. 

Bachelor's programmes

Applied Sciences & Professions (2)
Agriculture & Forestry (1)
Journalism & Media (1)
Law (1)

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Student Life

Sports facilities

  • Baker Family Fitness Center
  • Arena & Gymnasium (MO Looney Fieldhouse)
  • Swimming Pool (MO Looney Fieldhouse)
  • Racquetball Courts (MO Looney Fieldhouse)
  • Trap Range (West Campus)
  • Equipment  Check Out & Rental Program

Student clubs

Participating in clubs and organizations on campus is an integral part of the higher education experience. In fact, studies show that students involved in some form of extracurricular activities are more likely to succeed than other students. Through this involvement students have a chance to have a ton of fun, explore many opportunities, learn and practice valuable skills, have a lasting impact on the campus, and gain a greater sense of belonging in the community. Students joining organizations have the chance to be a part of something great. Student organizations offer leadership opportunities and skills that will help many people go on and succeed in the world.

Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States