About the School
Founded in 1915, Missouri Western State University, or MWSU, is a public university. Located in St. Joseph, Missouri, MWSU’s 723-acre campus is about 50 miles from Kansas City. Enrollment is approximately 3,500 undergraduate and 500 graduate students. MWSU is in the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association in the NCAA Division 2. There are also club and intramural sports on campus. Around 25% of students participate in “Greek Life” across 10 fraternities and sororities. MWSU has a Newman Center.