MWSU, MSU Texas

Midwestern State University

3410 Taft Blvd, Wichita Falls, United States
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  • Total Documents
    3
  • Class Notes
    3
  • Textbook Notes
    0
  • Study Guides
    0
  • Currently Enrolled
    16
  • Previously Enrolled
    26

Overview of Midwestern State University (MWSU, MSU Texas)

About this school

Midwestern State, founded in 1922, is a public, liberal arts university. Its 175-acre campus is located in Wichita Falls.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:5,287
    • Men:2,246 Men (42.5%)
    • Women:3,041 Women (57.5%)

Location

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Admission Information (MWSU, MSU Texas)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Midwestern State University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer 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
4
-
Science
4
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
4
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
6
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Required for some
August 1
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: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
3410 Taft Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Wichita Falls, TX 76308
Phone
(940) 397-4334
Fax
(940) 397-4302
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 1
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot 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
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
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
76% of 2,854 applicants were admitted
Women
76% of 1,664 applicants were admitted
Men
76% of 1,190 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,283 (59%) of 2,169 admitted students enrolled
Women
667 (53%) of 1,259 admitted students enrolled
Men
616 (68%) of 910 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.44
375 And Above
34%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
17%
2.50 - 2.99
13%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
19-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid (MWSU, MSU Texas)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - Not reported
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expenses: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported

Payment Plans


Midwestern State University accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003592
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
697 (85.6%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
527 (75.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
527 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
230 (43.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$11,228
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 487 (92.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,452
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 368 (69.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,823
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 41 (7.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
117 (14.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,151

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
3,587 (85.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,603 (72.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,603 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,275 (49.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
62%
Average Award
$10,091
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,304 (88.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,239
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,931 (74.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,294
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 167 (6.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
745 (17.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,342

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
66%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$28,468
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, state nursing scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Children of Workers in Trades, Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, International Students, Members of Minorities, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


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

Academics & Instruction (MWSU, MSU Texas)

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


236

Part-Time Faculty


109

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


55%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 10% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 31% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 26% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 14% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 7% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 12% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 22% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 50% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 25% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 3% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 0% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
50-59
# 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
525,059
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
405
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


Midwestern State University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


69.6%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


20.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


35.8%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


44.0%

Programs & Majors (MWSU, MSU Texas)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (73)


  • Accounting
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Bilingual and Multilingual Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Design and Applied Arts, Other
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Education, Other
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General
  • Educational/Instructional Technology
  • Engineering Technology, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Finance, General
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Health Occupations Teacher Education
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Development
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International/Global Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems and Services, Other
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Nursing Administration
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Engineering
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Reading Teacher Education
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Interdisciplinary studies

Online Degrees


Business administration

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Doctor of Philosophy

Master's Programs of Study (28)


  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Community Health
  • Computer Science
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • English
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Physics/Radiological Health
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • History
  • Human Resources Development
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Reading Education
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management

Campus Life (MWSU, MSU Texas)

Location & Geography

Population


104,552

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Campus Size


255 acres

Weather


Temperature
27.6 average low in January, 91.5 average high in September
Rain
72 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
Wichita
Nearest Train Station
Dallas

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


28% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


72%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Mustangs
School Colors
Maroon and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
archery, badminton, basketball, bowling, football, golf, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Midwestern State University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, caribbean students organization, baptist student ministry, catholic campus ministry, african students organization, university programming board

Sororities


9% of women participate

Fraternities


8% of men participate

ROTC


Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


4,055

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
5,287
Women
3,041
Men
2,246

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 3.2% Asian
  • 15.3% Black/African-American
  • 18.8% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 57.2% White
  • 0.6% Unknown

International Students


8.5% from 53 countries

Average Age


24

Number of Graduate Students


756

Student Resources (MWSU, MSU Texas)

Study resources