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MSU Facts

Established:1922
Colors:Maroon & Gold
Mascot:Mustangs

Midwestern State University is the only university in Texas to become a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC). The Council champions the cause of liberal arts education of superior quality in the public sector.


Students

Enrollment:6,043
Undergraduate:5,287
Graduate:756
Men:2,521 (41.7%)
Women:3,522 (58.3%)

Diversity

MSU students represent 44 states and 54 foreign countries.

American Indian or Alaskan Native0.6%
Asian2.9%
Black13.6%
Hispanic16.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander0.2%
Nonresident Alien9.6%
White53.1%
Two or More Races3.3%
Unknown0.5%

Student Life

  • More than 100 student organizations
  • 14 nationally affiliated fraternities and sororities
  • Intramural sports

Learn more by visiting www.mwsu.edu/students

 

Housing

More than 1,500 students live in 5 residential halls: three traditional-style complexes and two apartment complexes.

Learn more by visiting www.mwsu.edu/housing.


Academics

Undergraduate programs:49
Graduate programs:27
Full-time faculty:245
Student/Faculty ratio:17:1

Learn more by visiting www.mwsu.edu/academics.


Athletics

Midwestern State University participates in the NCAA Division II Lone Star Conference

Men's Programs

  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Tennis

Women's Programs

  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Learn more by visiting www.msumustangs.com.


Expenses & Financial Aid

Tuition & Fees (Texas resident/15 hrs.)$4,002
Course Fees (estimated)$300
Books (estimated)$750
Room & Board$3,475
Vehicle Registration$50
Total per semester (estimated)$8,577

Financial Aid

In 2014-15, approximately 75% of the MSU population received $51 million in some form of financial aid assistance.

Visit mwsu.edu/finaid for more information.

Mustangs Guarantee Program

Beginning freshmen and undergraduate transfer students new to MSU who have not already received a degree, are Texas residents, Pell Grant eligible, and whose family's combined annual income is $50,000 or less are guaranteed that any remaining balance of tuition and mandatory frees not covered by grants, scholarships, exemptions, benefits, and/or waiver programs will be paid by the university.

Learn more at mwsu.edu/finaid/m-guarantee.