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Missouri Valley College

Quick Stats
Acceptance Rate
Admissions Selectivity
Admissions Yield
Gender Distribution
Average Salary after Graduating
Average Salary a Few Years after Graduating
Tuition + Fees
Student Median Household Income
Undergrad Focus
Undergrad Retention Rate
Undergrad Size
Graduation Rate
Category
Overview
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Acceptance Rate

53.7%

Acceptance Rate by Gender

Percent of Applicants

Tuition & Fees

$20,200

Average Salary in 10 Years

$38,100
Note: 10 years after enrolling at Missouri Valley College

Missouri Valley College is located in Marshall, Missouri. It is a small private not-for-profit school and offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has 1,798 undergraduate students enrolled and admission is somewhat competitive with an acceptance rate of 53.7%.

Popular majors include Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Education, Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, and Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs. 29% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $29,700.

About
🗺 500 E. College Street
Marshall, Missouri 65340
🌐 www.moval.edu
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Admissions
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Missouri Valley College has around 2,300 applicants.

Of the students admitted, 32% decide to enroll at Missouri Valley College. This is the admissions yield. A higher admisssions yield means students want to attend the school. A lower one means that they decided to attend another school.

Out of the 2,300 applicants 54% are men and 46% are women. This means that for every 100 male applicants, there are 84 women, or for every 100 female applicants, there are 119 men.

Missouri Valley College's acceptance rate is 53.7%. The acceptance rate for men is 53.1% and the acceptance rate for women is 54.3%.

Applicants
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Who applies to Missouri Valley College?

Number of Applicants

2,300

Number of Applicants per Spot

6
per spot

Male Applicants

54%

Female Applicants

46%
Acceptance Rate
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Getting into Missouri Valley College

Missouri Valley College Acceptance Rate

53.7%

Getting in

Somewhat Selective

Male Acceptance Rate

53.1%

Female Acceptance Rate

54.3%
School Popularity
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Do Students Want to Go to Missouri Valley College?

Missouri Valley College Admissions Yield

32%
of accepted students choose to go to Missouri Valley College

Male Admissions Yield

39%

Female Admissions Yield

23%
Application
Admission Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Recommended
High School Record Required
Complete High School Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
College Requirements
Graduation Rate
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Graduation Rate

29%
within 6 years

Men Graduation Rate

22%

Women Graduation Rate

42%

Undergrad Graduation Rate

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Cost
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Can you afford to attend Missouri Valley College?

Average Cost After Financial Aid

$19,937
for one year
Source: Dept. of Education

Published Tuition & Fees

$20,200
Excludes housing Source: Dept. of Education

Out-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$28,950
per year

In-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$28,950
per year
How much debt will you graduate with?

Median Student Debt

$27,000
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

How much will you pay each month?

$287
Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the median monthly payment a graduate of Missouri Valley College would expect to pay over 10 years.

The 3-year repayment rate is the percentage of students who are able to repay some of their student debt.

Why does this matter? A high rate means that students are making enough money so that they can pay down their student debt. A low rate means that students are having trouble paying down their loans.

Missouri Valley College Financial Aid

Students Receiving Financial Aid

100%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

Students Receiving a Federal Student Loan

58%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

To learn more and apply for financial aid at Missouri Valley College you can visit www.moval.edu/financial_aid/index.php.

Missouri Valley College Tuition and Room & Board

Out-of-State Tuition

Total Cost: $28,950
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

In-State Tuition

Total Cost: $28,950
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Career & Salary
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How much money will you make after graduating from Missouri Valley College?

Missouri Valley College students, on average, make $38,100 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 6 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 6% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from Missouri Valley College

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at Missouri Valley College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

How much will your income increase each year?

6.4%
in early to mid-career Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Based on average salary 6 years and 10 years after starting school at Missouri Valley College.

Median Earnings of Students from Missouri Valley College

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Missouri Valley College.

Male Students: Average Earnings from Missouri Valley College

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Missouri Valley College.

Female Students: Average Earnings from Missouri Valley College

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Missouri Valley College.

Range of Salary Outcomes 10 Years After Starting at Missouri Valley College

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School) by Percentile
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Missouri Valley College.
Return on Education
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What's the return on the cost of your education?

Is it worth your money to attend Missouri Valley College? There are many ways to estimate the financial return on your education.

We use the 10-year average earnings (the 10 years start when you enroll, so if you attend a 4-year college, this would be approximately 6 years after you graduate) and the all in one year cost of attending the school. The all in cost is the sum of tuition, fees, and on-campus housing.

By comparing the two, you can get a sense if what the average graduate in early to mid career makes at least covers your cost of attending one year of school.

A higher number is better.

10-Year Average Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School

1.3x
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Missouri Valley College. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Missouri Valley College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

10-Year Median Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School

1.2x
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Missouri Valley College. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Missouri Valley College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

Tuition vs. Earnings

Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.
Teaching
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Student-Faculty Ratio

14
students per faculty

Average Professional Salary

$55,580
for full-time professors
Salary Group: Medium-Low
Graduate School
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Can you go to grad school at Missouri Valley College?

Yes
Highest degree: Master's degree
Students
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Undergraduate Focus

99%

Undergrads

1,798

Total Students

1,820
undergrads and grad students

Part-Time Students

4%

Students over 25

7%

Student Median Household Income

$56,022
per year
(compared to U.S. median household income of $61,372 in 2017) Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education, U.S. Census Bureau
Student Diversity
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Who will be your classmates?

Women

45%
of undergraduates

Men

55%
of undergraduates

Are there more men or more women?

Slightly More Men

Missouri Valley College has slightly more male students than female students.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 122 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 82 women.

International Students

12%
of undergraduates

Undergraduate Student Diversity at Missouri Valley College

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Student Age

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Where are Students from?

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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What do students at Missouri Valley College study?

Missouri Valley College Popular Majors

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The most popular majors at Missouri Valley College are:

  1. Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
  2. Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
  3. Education
  4. Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
  5. Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Approximately 62% of students choose to study one of these majors.
Student Satisfaction
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Will you be happy at Missouri Valley College?

Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate

45%

Undergrad Part-Time Student Retention Rate

100%

Students Who Transfer Out of Missouri Valley College

42%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

Missouri Valley College has a retention rate of 45% for full-time undergrads, which is fairly low.

Transfers
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Undergraduate Transfers

158
9% of undergraduates

Transfer In Rate

Medium-Low

Missouri Valley College has around 158 students who transfer into the school each year. This is somewhat low at approximately 9% of total undergraduates.

Higher transfer in rates mean that students see Missouri Valley College as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.

Living in Marshall, Missouri
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City Violent Crime Rate per 100,000

194
in 2017
Source: FBI

City Rape Rate per 100,000

23
in 2017
Source: FBI
Politics in Missouri
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Presidential Election Results of 2016

Republican

Politically, Missouri tends to be More Republican. In the 2016 Presidential election, 38% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 56% voted for the Republican party, and 3% voted for neither.