Tuition & Fees

$6,514

$18,155

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

Not Reported

Admissions Data Not Reported

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Public

Student Enrollment
Not Reported

Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Elementary Education
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Codes

SAT 1481
ACT 2222

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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.

Public/private Public
Established in 1884
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Columbus, MS

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).

Mississippi University for Women
1100 College Street
Columbus, MS 39701

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
20%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Shelley Moss
Director of Admissions
P: 877 462-8493
F: 662 241-7481
admissions@muw.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Nicole Patrick
Director of Financial Aid
jnpatrick@muw.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Billiards, Flag Football, Karate, Racquetball, Softball, Speedminton, Volleyball, Ultimate Frisbee

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Athletic Directors

Jason Trufant (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Mascot
Blues

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communications
Creative Writing
Culinary Arts
Culinary Science/Culinology
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
English
Family Studies
Fine Arts
Gifted Studies
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Kinesiology
Legal Studies
Mathematics
Music
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Physical Sciences
Physical Theatre
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health
Public Health Education
Reading/Literacy
Spanish
Speech Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology
Studio Art
Theatre
Women's Leadership
Women's Studies
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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

0

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

Not reported

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

Not reported

Not reported

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Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

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
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

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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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