School Overview

Missouri State University’s West Plain campus is a two-year, open admissions institution of higher education that is part of the Missouri State University system. The campus is located in West Plains, Missouri, which is about 100 miles southeast of Springfield. Missouri State University - West Plains started out in July of 1963 as Southwest Missouri State College. After becoming Southwest Missouri State University - West Plains, it eventually consolidated with what would become Missouri State University.

Students can pursue associate’s degrees and certificates. Missouri State University - West Plains also offers many of its courses in an online format, so that students who are non-traditional can maintain a busy schedule while pursuing their degrees or certificates in a hybrid format.

School Details

Location: 128 Garfield Avenue,West Plains, MO 65775-2715

Religious Affiliation: Not applicable

Sector & Type: Public, Not-for-profit

Military Support:

  • Credit for Training
  • Dedicated POC
  • Member of SOC
  • Recognized SVO
  • Yellow Ribbon

Highest Offering: Associate

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission



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