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Driving Directions to Northwest

Columbia | Des Moines | Jefferson City | Joplin | Kansas City |
Kirksville | Lincoln | Omaha-Council Bluffs | Springfield |
StJoseph | St. Louis | Topeka


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From Columbia, MO

Go west on Interstate 70 to Kansas City. Exit right on I-435 North (Des Moines). Exit left onto I-29 North through St. Joseph. Proceed north and exit on U.S. Highway 71 north to Maryville, Exit #56A. After exiting, proceed north 35 miles on U.S. 71 to Maryville. Take Business 71 into town; it becomes Main Street. Proceed on Main into the downtown area and turn left onto Fourth Street. Follow the Bearcat Paws to campus. Turn right onto University Drive where Mabel Cook Recruitment and Visitors Center is located on the right.

From Des Moines, IA

Go south on Interstate 35 for 65 miles to the Leon, Iowa Highway 2, exit #12. Turn right and proceed west on Highway 2 for 60 miles to Bedford, Iowa. Turn left on Iowa Highway148 and proceed south for 20 miles to Maryville. Turn Right on Highway CC, and at the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 continue straight on Business 71 and follow it into the downtown area. Turn right on Fourth Street. Follow the Bearcat Paws to campus. Turn right onto University Drive where Mabel Cook Recruitment and Visitors Center is located on the right.

From Jefferson City, MO

Take U.S. Highway 63 north to Columbia. Take the ramp toward I-70 and exit left on I-70 toward Kansas City. Exit right on I-435 North (Des Moines). Exit left onto I-29 North through St. Joseph. Proceed north and exit on U.S. Highway 71 north to Maryville, Exit #56A. After exiting, proceed north 35 miles on U.S. 71 to Maryville. Take Business 71 into town; it becomes Main Street. Proceed on Main into the downtown area and turn left onto Fourth Street. Follow the Bearcat Paws to campus. Turn right onto University Drive where Mabel Cook Recruitment and Visitors Center is located on the right.

From Joplin, MO

Go north on U.S. Highway 71 to Kansas City. Merge onto I-435 North (Des Moines). Go 40 miles. Exit left onto I-29 North through St. Joseph. Proceed north and exit on U.S. Highway 71 north to Maryville, Exit #56A. After exiting, proceed north 35 miles on U.S. 71 to Maryville. Take Business 71 into town; it becomes Main Street. Proceed on Main into the downtown area and turn left onto Fourth Street. Follow the Bearcat Paws to campus. Turn right onto University Drive where Mabel Cook Recruitment and Visitors Center is located on the right.

From Kansas City

Go north on Interstate 29 through St. Joseph. Proceed north to Exit 56A to Highway 71. Proceed north 35 miles on Highway 71 to Maryville. Take Business 71 into town; it becomes Main Street. Proceed on Main into the downtown area and turn left onto Fourth Street. Follow the Bearcat Paws to campus. Turn right onto University Drive where Mabel Cook Recruitment and Visitors Center is located on the right.

Kirksville, MO

Take U.S. Highway 63 south out of town. After approximately 31 miles, exit onto U.S. Highway 36 West toward St. Joseph. Exit onto I-29 North toward Council Bluffs. Proceed north and exit on U.S. Highway 71 north to Maryville, Exit 56A. After exiting, proceed north 35 miles on U.S. 71 to Maryville. Take Business 71 into town; it becomes Main Street. Proceed on Main into the downtown area and turn left onto Fourth Street. Follow the Bearcat Paws to campus. Turn right onto University Drive where Mabel Cook Recruitment and Visitors Center is located on the right.

From Lincoln, NE

Go east on Highway 2 through Sidney, Iowa for 45 miles to Clarinda, Iowa. Turn right onto Highway 71 and proceed 30 miles to Maryville. Turn right on Icon Road just after the flashing yellow light and proceed south approximately 2 miles to campus. Turn left onto College Avenue. Turn left onto University Drive where Mabel Cook Recruitment and Visitors Center is located on the right.

From Omaha-Council Bluffs

Go south on Interstate 29 to Exit 110, Rockport, MO. Turn left onto U.S. Highway 136 (east). Follow U.S.136 to Highway 71. Turn right onto Highway 71 and proceed south to Maryville, 18 miles.  Turn right on Icon Road just after the flashing yellow light and proceed south to campus. Turn left onto College Avenue. Turn left onto University Drive where Mabel Cook Recruitment and Visitors Center is located on the right.

From Springfield, MO

Go north on MO Route 13 (N. Kansas Expressway) for 88 miles. Keep left and merge into Missouri Route 7 north. Proceed 38 miles and exit onto Highway 71 north toward Kansas City. Merge onto I-435 North (Des Moines). Go 40 miles, then exit left onto I-29 North through St. Joseph. Proceed north and exit on U.S. Highway 71 north to Maryville, Exit #56A. After exiting, proceed north 35 miles on U.S. 71 to Maryville. Take Business 71 into town; it becomes Main Street. Proceed on Main into the downtown area and turn left onto Fourth Street. Follow the Bearcat Paws to campus. Turn right onto University Drive where Mabel Cook Recruitment and Visitors Center is located on the right.

From St. Joseph, MO

Go north on I-29 toward Maryville. Exit on U.S. Highway 71 north to Maryville, Exit #56A. After exiting, proceed north 35 miles on U.S. 71 to Maryville. Take Business 71 into town; it becomes Main Street. Proceed on Main into the downtown area and turn left onto Fourth Street. Follow the Bearcat Paws to campus. Turn right onto University Drive where Mabel Cook Recruitment and Visitors Center is located on the right.

From St. Louis, MO

Go west on Interstate 70 to Kansas City. Exit right onto Interstate 435 North (Des Moines). Exit left onto Interstate 29 North through St. Joseph. Proceed north to Exit #56A to U.S. Highway 71. Proceed north 35 miles on U.S. 71 to Maryville. Take Business 71 into town; it becomes Main Street. Proceed on Main into the downtown area and turn left onto Fourth Street. Follow the Bearcat Paws to campus. Turn right onto University Drive where Mabel Cook Recruitment and Visitors Center is located on the right.

From Topeka, KS

Go east on Interstate 70. Take Exit #411B to I-435 North and proceed 19 miles. Exit left onto I-29 North toward St. Joseph. Proceed north and exit on U.S. Highway 71 north to Maryville, Exit #56A. After exiting, proceed north 35 miles on U.S. 71 to Maryville. Take Business 71 into town; it becomes Main Street. Proceed on Main into the downtown area and turn left onto Fourth Street. Follow the Bearcat Paws to campus. Turn right onto University Drive where Mabel Cook Recruitment and Visitors Center is located on the right.