Missouri Valley College is a baccalaureate liberal arts college that is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church and is located in Marshall, Missouri. The college focuses its academics in the liberal arts enriched with Christian ethic that combines to make a cultural, social, and educational experience like no other. Students engage in scholarship, critical thinking, and the tenets of academic excellence. Missouri Valley College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is ripe with qualified, full-time faculty that give individualized attention to each and every student they come across. The possibilities at Missouri Valley are virtually limitless.
Missouri Valley has put efforts forth, and successfully at that, to create a wide range of online courses for distance learners to choose from. The courses provided by Missouri Valley span a wide range of topics, majors, and concentrations and are available for use any which way the distance learner sees fit.
Courses can be used individually as a means of part-time or independent study, or courses can just be taken asynchronously for whatever reason. Credits earned via MVC Online can be applied towards a degree under development that is later completed on campus. Most colleges and universities can also accept these credits for the purpose of later completing the degree online or on campus.
Some course titles include, but are not limited to College Algebra, Principles of Psychology, Art Appreciation, Computer Applications, Personal Health, Foundations of American History, Microeconomics, Human Nutrition, Intro to World Religions, Fundamentals of Theatre, and Rhetoric & Composition. Each of these courses follow roughly the same timeline and can thusly be assembled interchangeably for a part or full-time schedule.
The most popular fields of study at Missouri Valley College are the fields of Business Administration & Management, Criminal Justice, Safety Studies, Elementary Education & Teaching, General Psychology, General Biology, and Biological Sciences. The most concentrated group of students rests in the field of Business Administration & Management which is a nice offset to the typical liberal arts studies that most other students pursue.
Since Missouri Valley College is baccalaureate, undergraduate rates apply only. Undergraduate full-time students should expect to pay $15,450 per year. Undergraduate part-time students should expect to pay $350 per credit hour. Online courses go at the constant rate of $225 per credit hour.
Virtually all students on Missouri Valley campus are receiving financial aid in some form and to some degree. Federal grants supply just over half of all financial aid recipients with tuition grants in any given year. State/local awards and grants supply roughly the same portion of financial aid recipients. Every student on campus receives some contribution from Missouri Valley itself usually through Christian resources and related scholarships, but partially through need-based grants.
Quality, Christian education comes first at Missouri Valley College in the liberal arts and beyond. For students that want to pursue a bachelor’s degree online or on campus, the proper resources are available for either course. Distance learners have a large selection of online classes to choose from and perhaps, in the near future, Missouri Valley College will confer degrees to distance learners as well.