Mississippi University for Women

country rank  953
world rank  3139

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University Overview

Founded in 1884, Mississippi University for Women is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Columbus (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Mississippi. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Mississippi University for Women (MUW) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Mississippi University for Women (MUW) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 135 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym MUW
Founded 1884
Motto We study for light to bless with light.
Colours W Blue and Welty Blue

University Location

Address 1100 College Street
Columbus (population range: 10,000-49,999)
39701 Mississippi
United States
T +1 (662) 329 4750
F +1 (662) 329 7297

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office Box W-1613
Columbus 39701
+1 (662) 329 7106
877 462 8439

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Mississippi University for Women's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • American Music Therapy Association (AMTA)
  • National Association of Schools of Arts and Design (NASAD)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • National Council on Family Relations (NCFR)
  • Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning (MIHL)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019