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Western increases tuition for Fall 2017

Students can expect a slight tuition increase for the fall of 2017. Missouri Western’s Board of Governors approved a 0.79 percent mid-year tuition increase to take effect this fall.The tuition increase will not be applied to students in the spring semester, but Administrators are still discussing if the fee will be applied to students enrolling in summer courses. Prior to... Read More

No tuition increase?

Missouri Western’s Board of Governors on Thursday outlined a plan to either freeze — or raise — undergraduate tuition next year, depending on the budget adopted by the Missouri General Assembly. In order to keep tuition rates the same as the current year, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon’s budget proposal, which would increase funding to Western by $534,000 and science, technology,... Read More

Students brace for possible tuition increase

There is always a chance the price of tuition will increase while attending college. Missouri Western State University is one of the most financially responsible colleges to attend in the state, but at some time Western needs to raise tuition to pay for more things and advances the students could use. Esther Peralez, vice president for student affairs, is waiting... Read More

Tuition Increase of 9.5 Percent Approved by Board of Governors

A 9.5 percent tuition increase and three percent room and board increase was unanimously approved last Wednesday at the monthly Board of Governors meeting. The next step: state commission must approve. The eight board members and President Vartabedian commenced the session last week to hear the request made by Mel Klinkner and Esther Peralez. The board was not completely sold... Read More