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.

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  • Enrollment: 5,874
  • Undergraduate: 5,144
  • Graduate: 730
  • Men: 2,414 (41%)
  • Women: 3,460 (59%)

Diversity

MSU students represent 50 states and 53 foreign countries.

  • American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.8%
  • Asian 2.6%
  • Black 13.6%
  • Hispanic 14.8%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.2%
  • Nonresident Alien 8.8%
  • White 55.5%
  • Two or More Races 2.9%
  • Unknown 0.8%

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.


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  • Undergraduate programs: 46
  • Graduate programs: 25
  • Full-time faculty: 230
  • Student/Faculty ratio: 17:1

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

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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.


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 Tuition & Fees (Texas resident/15 hrs.)    $3,876
 Course Fees (estimated)                             $300
 Books (estimated)                                         $750
 Room & Board                                               $3,340
 Vehicle Registration                                     $50
 Total per semester (estimated)                   $8,316

Financial Aid

In 2013-14, approximately 75% of the MSU population received $50.3 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.