University Accreditations & Approvals

This is a draft edition of the 2024-2025 catalog. Information contained within is subject to change.

Missouri Western State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). For information about HLC accreditation, contact:

The Higher Learning Commission
30 North La Salle Street, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60602-2504
Telephone (800) 621-7440

In addition, Missouri Western State University's graduate programs have earned the following specialized accreditations:

  • The Masters Degree Program in Nursing at Missouri Western State University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ( 
  • Steven L. Craig School of Business, Master of Business Administration is an accredited member of AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Campus Locations

Higher Learning Commission approved locations include:

  • Missouri Western State University main campus located at:
    4525 Downs Drive
    St. Joseph, MO 64507
    (816) 271-4200