MSU Facts

Student diversity information
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.

Students

Student enrollment information
Enrollment: 6,102
Undergraduate: 5,372
Graduate: 730
Men: 2,351 (38.5%)
Women: 3,751 (61.5%)

Diversity

MSU students represent 44 states and 54 foreign countries.

University Established date, school colors and school mascot information
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.7%
Asian 3.0%
Black 14.3%
Hispanic 19.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.1%
Nonresident Alien 8.7%
White 49.5%
Two or More Races 3.5%
Unknown 0.8%

Student Life

  • More than 100 student organizations
  • 14 nationally affiliated fraternities and sororities
  • Intramural sports

Learn more by visiting msutexas.edu/student-life.

 

Housing

More than 1,500 students live in 6 residential halls: four traditional-style complexes and two apartment complexes.

Learn more by visiting msutexas.edu/housing.

Academics

Expenses and Financial Aid estimates
Undergraduate programs: 49
Graduate programs: 27
Full-time faculty: 245
Student/Faculty ratio: 18:1

Learn more by visiting msutexas.edu/academics.

Athletics

Midwestern State University participates in the NCAA Division II Lone Star Conference.

Learn more by visiting msumustangs.com.

Men's Programs

  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Tennis

Women's Programs

  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Expenses & Financial Aid

Academic programs information
Tuition & Fees (Texas resident/15 hrs.) $4,510
Course Fees (estimated) $300
Books (estimated) $750
Room & Board $4,135
Vehicle Registration $110
Total per semester (estimated) $9,805

Financial Aid

In 2018-19, approximately 77% of the MSU population received $62 million in some form of financial aid assistance.

Visit msutexas.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 msutexas.edu/finaid/m-guarantee.