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Missouri Valley College

Missouri Valley College is a private, four-year liberal arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church. The 150-acre campus is in Marshall, Missouri.

Location

Address
500 E College St
City
Marshall
State
MO
Zip/Post Code
65340

Stats

Total Undergrad enrollment
1716
In State Tuition Fees
17800
Out State Tuition Fees
17800
ACT Score
20
SAT Score
1005
Grade Point Average(GPA)
2.86
Male Female Ratio
57:43
Acceptance Rate
43%
Student Faculty Ratio
14:01

Additional Information

College Type
Private
Religious Affiliation
Presbyterian Church
Campus Housing
Yes
Mascot
Viking
Colors
Purple Orange
Conference
Heart of America

College History

History

Missouri Valley College was founded in 1889. The history of Missouri Valley College began during a conference at Sarcoxie, Missouri, on October 27, 1874 where the representatives of the several Presbyterian synods in the state of Missouri met to discuss founding the school. The school was affiliated with the Cumberland Presbyterian Church for a long period. The college's original building, Baity Hall was built in 1889 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Victorian era building is notable for its beautiful wooden staircase, vaulted wooden ceilings and stained glass windows.

College Specialty

Specialty

Guiding students to succeed through personal instruction and intellectual inquiry

Alumni

Alumni

Mickey Burns (television) TV host, writer, producer Clarissa Chun, 5th Place 2008 Beijing Olympics (woman's wrestling-48 kg) LC Davis, current MMA star Herbert Harris U.S. Representative from Virginia Bobby Lashley (Class of 1999), former WWE Superstar now with the MMA Vernetta Lesforis, gold medalist at the 1999 Central American and Caribbean Championships Ameya Pawar, Chicago Alderman Markwayne Mullin, U.S. Representative from Oklahoma in Republican Party, W. Alan McCollough, American businessman, Director of the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, La-Z-Boy and VF Corporation Alan M. Powell, Businessman in Scottsdale, Arizona (Lisa) Rae Robison, 85'

Campus

Campus

Rural 150 acres (60.7 ha)

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