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Welcome to Grizzly Country!

You’ll find a full college experience with quality instruction in a relaxed, personal atmosphere at Missouri State-West Plains!

By the numbers


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of first-time, full-time freshmen receive financial aid

Full College Experience

Missouri State-West Plains is a place where you can make a big impact. You’ll find small classes, personalized attention and free educational support services. Fees are lower than most four-year colleges, which allows you to save money. And, you can invest in yourself through our comprehensive scholarship and financial aid program. Come check out our wide assortment of student activities and great selection of University housing!
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Academic programs

Find programs designed to transfer or to prepare you for employment in a variety of fields.

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A great investment

Explore scholarship and financial aid options, and see how affordable it is to attend here.

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Campus life

Stay engaged through student organizations, recreational activities and campus events.

Group of students hanging out in front of the Grizzly House dorm building

Housing options

Living on campus is a great way to experience all aspects of college life.


Mark your calendar

Find out what’s coming up next and how you can get involved.

Ask Week
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Women's Volleyball Game
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Come Listen!