|Midwestern State is recognized as a public liberal arts university with strong programs in the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences as well as accredited professional programs in social work, nursing, radiologic science, respiratory care, athletic training, and business, among others. MSU Texas offers the individual attention of a private education but the affordability of a public university. Classes average fewer than 30 students, and most are taught by full-time faculty, not graduate assistants. Students are active in more than 100 organizations and bring a spirit of competition to 13 NCAA Division II athletic programs. MSU Texas is a member of the Texas Tech University System.