Missouri Valley College

500 E College ST, Marshall, United States
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Overview of Missouri Valley College

About this school

Missouri Valley, founded in 1889, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 150-acre campus is located in Marshall, 75 miles east of Kansas City.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,798
    • Men:986 Men (54.8%)
    • Women:812 Women (45.2%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Missouri Valley College is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
1
Social Studies
-
1
History
-
3
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
500 East College
City, State, Zip
Marshall, MO 65340-3197
Phone
(660) 831-4114
Fax
(660) 831-4039
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
September 1
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
3 required for some freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
54% of 2,300 applicants were admitted
Women
54% of 1,052 applicants were admitted
Men
53% of 1,248 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
550 (45%) of 1,234 admitted students enrolled
Women
206 (36%) of 571 admitted students enrolled
Men
344 (52%) of 663 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
2.85
375 And Above
6%
3.50 - 3.74
9%
3.25 - 3.49
12%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
32%
2.00 - 2.49
21%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
2%
• Score 600 - 700
7%
• Score 500 - 600
37%
• Score 400 - 500
42%
• Score 300 - 400
11%
• Score 200 - 300
1%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
7%
• Score 500 - 600
37%
• Score 400 - 500
51%
• Score 300 - 400
5%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
8%
• Score 18 - 23
51%
• Score 12 - 17
39%
• Score 6 - 11
1%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $20,600 (56.12%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,150 (24.93%)
  • Other Expenses: - $2,890 (7.87%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $4,070 (11.09%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Missouri Valley College accepts prepayment plan, installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning October 30
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002489
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
449 (100.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
431 (96.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
431 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
14 (3.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
83%
Average Award
$17,674
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 431 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,200
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 431 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,812
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 62 (14.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
18 (4.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,501

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,265 (70.9%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,107 (87.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,107 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
26 (2.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
86%
Average Award
$21,370
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,107 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,599
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,107 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,161
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 211 (19.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
158 (8.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,551

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
74%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$31,508
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Health Fields, Humanities, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Hobbies/Interests, Junior Miss, Leadership, Rodeo
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


87

Part-Time Faculty


60

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


22%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 21% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 23% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 37% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 18% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 13% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 19% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 56% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 13% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
37
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
300
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Missouri Valley College provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


45.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


15.5%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


26.4%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


29.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (38)


  • Accounting
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Health Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Nursing Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Parks and recreation, Psychology

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Social Psychology

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    13,010

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    Kansas City

    Campus Size


    140 acres

    Weather


    Temperature
    18.5 average low in January, 82.8 average high in September
    Rain
    113 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Bus Station
    40 mile(s) from campus in Booneville
    Nearest Train Station
    30 mile(s) from campus in Sedalia

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Men only housing, women only housing

    Students of College Housing


    75% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    25%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Not available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Not available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
    Mascot
    -
    School Colors
    -

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cheerleading
    Cross-Country Running
    Football
    Golf
    Soccer
    Softball
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball
    Wrestling

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cheerleading
    Cross-Country Running
    Football
    Golf
    Soccer
    Softball
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball
    Wrestling

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    badminton, baseball, basketball, bowling, football, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Missouri Valley College offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities

    Sororities


    Fraternities


    ROTC


    Army ROTC is offered off campus

    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    1,296

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    1,798
    Women
    812
    Men
    986

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.9% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 0.9% Asian
    • 23.4% Black/African-American
    • 12.1% Hispanic/Latino
    • 4.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.6% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 54.9% White
    • 2.2% Unknown

    International Students


    12.0%

    Average Age


    23

    Number of Graduate Students


    22

    Student Resources

    Study resources