Mississippi University for Women

Columbus, MS

Mississippi University for Women

Columbus, MS

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Tuition & Fees

$7,525

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
510
75th
690
25th
480
75th
24
25th
18
75th
23
25th
17
75th
24
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

21%

male

79%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

99%

acceptance rate

Accepted 511
Declined 5
Total Received 516
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Public

3,194

undergraduate students

303

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Mississippi University for Women was founded in 1884 as a public, liberal arts institution for women. It adopted coeducation in 1982. Its 110-acre campus is located in Columbus, 85 miles north of Meridian.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 3,497
Established in 1884
Coeducational Coeducational

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110-acre campus in Columbus (population: 24,041), 120 miles from Birmingham, AL; branch campuses at Columbus Air Force Base and in Tupelo. Served by air and bus; major airport serves Birmingham; train serves Tuscaloosa, AL (60 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Mississippi University for Women
1100 College Street
Columbus, MS
39701

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
20%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
510
75th
690
25th
480
75th
24
25th
18
75th
23
25th
17
75th
24
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

99%

acceptance rate

Accepted 511
Declined 5
Total Received 516

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

91%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,221

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $7,425
Room $4,434
Board $3,214
Additional fees $100
Books & supplies $1,600
Total $16,773
Average Financial Aid - $6,221
Total with Avg. Aid $10,552

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 662 329-7114
F: 662 329-7325
finaid@muw.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Golf yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, billiards, flag football, karate, racquetball, softball, speedminton, volleyball, ultimate Frisbee

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Acting. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Child Development. yes
Creative Writing. yes
Culinary Arts and Related Services, Other. yes
Education, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Family Systems. yes
General Studies. yes
History, General. yes
Legal Assistant/Paralegal. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music, General. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Physical Sciences, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Health Education and Promotion. yes
Public Health, General. yes
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Visual and Performing Arts, General. yes
Women's Studies. yes yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Elementary Education

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

3,497

total students

82%

in-state

18%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

91%

3,194
students

Female
79%
2,539

Male
21%
655

9%

303
students

Female
89%
269

Male
11%
34

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

76%

2,414
students

Female
83%
2,000

Male
17%
414

24%

780
students

Female
69%
539

Male
31%
241

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Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

Not Reported

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

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