Originally established in 1905, Northwest Missouri State University is a state-assisted, four-year regional university that also offers graduate degree programs.


Northwest offers 127 undergraduate programs and 40 graduate’s programs. The business, education, geography and agriculture departments graduate the largest number of students each year. Career Services offers an “Exploring Majors” fair where students can learn about different majors on campus and find which major is the perfect fit for them.

800 University Dr, Maryville, MO 64468Get DirectionsPh+ 660-562-1212

Places to Visit at NWMSU

Bearcat Arena

Bearcat Stadium

Bearcat Trail

Hughes Fieldhouse

Missouri Arboretum

Northwest Disc Golf Course

Olive DeLuce Fine Arts Building

Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts