Midwestern State University

Wichita Falls, Texas
4-year Public university


Midwestern State University is a public institution established in 1922 with city setting located at Wichita. It is ranked 91 in Regional Universities West in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. It practices semester based academic calender.

#91 in Regional Universities West
Location Wichita Falls, Texas
Type 4-year Public
Year Founded 1922
Selectivity Very Low
Size Medium
5,330 Undergraduates


Student-Faculty Ratio
Health Professions
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering-Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts


Cost of Attendance
For out-of-state students
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $8,485
Outstate Tuition Fee $10,435
Room and Board Fees $8,534
$39,100 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation


74% (Very Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Minimally Difficult
$25 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.43 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Not Required
SAT Subject Test Considered
Essay or Personal Statement Not Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Does not accept CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

79 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS, ITEP, PTE Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Regular Decision Deadline
Transfer Applications
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$10,955 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$8,728 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $23,913
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
70% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application --
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Priddy Scholars Program
Total Worth Full Tuition and Residential Funding
Eligibility first in immediate family to attend a four-year university
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A
President's Distinguished Scholarship
Total Worth $7,000 per year
Eligibility freshmen students
Minimum Criteria ACT = 27+ and/or SAT = 1200 (prior to March 2016) or 1270 (taken after March 2016) + and Top 25%
Requirement for maintenance Recipients must be enrolled as full-time students each long term, passing a minimum of thirty (30) semester hours prior to the beginning of the next academic year. Recipients must maintain a minimum cumulative 3.5 grade point average prior to the subsequent fall term to be considered for renewal.
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Freshman Distinction
Total Worth $2500 per year
Eligibility freshmen students
Minimum Criteria 1360 Old SAT, 1420 New SAT, or 31 ACT
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Phi Theta Kappa
Total Worth $2,500 per year
Details Membership in PTK at previous institution, available to dual credit and transfer students who qualify. Ensure PTK is indicated on official community college transcript or provide proof of membership by posted deadline for the semester you are applying. Must be seeking their first bachelor's degree
Dr. F. Robert Madera / Baggett Accounting Scholarship
Total Worth --
Details Recipient must be an accounting major, must be a full-time student (12 semester hours per semester), and must meet minimum requirements established by the DCOBA Scholarship Committee.


5,330 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Medium
67% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
45% Students graduate within 6 years