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.

Student enrollment information
Enrollment: 5,860
Undergraduate: 5,141
Graduate: 719
Male: 2,147 (36.7%)
Female: 3,713 (63.3%)


MSU students represent 44 states and 54 foreign countries.

University Established date, school colors and school mascot information
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.6%
Asian 2.7%
Black 14.0%
Hispanic 20.8%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.2%
Nonresident Alien 7.6%
White 49.0%
Two or More Races 4.0%
Unknown 1.1%
Student Life
  • More than 100 student organizations
  • 14 nationally affiliated fraternities and sororities
  • Intramural sports

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

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

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

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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.) $4,790
Course Fees (estimated) $300
Books & Supplies (estimated) $525
Room & Board $4,402
Total per semester (estimated) $10,017

Financial Aid

In 2019-20, approximately 79% of the MSU population received $61.9 million in some form of financial aid assistance.

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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 $65,000 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.

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