Mississippi University for Women

Columbus, Mississippi

Overview

Address1100 College Street
School Websitewww.muw.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Remote

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Mississippi University for Women is a small public, 4-year college based in Columbus, Mississippi that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 585 students applied to Mississippi University for Women. Of those students, 572 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Mississippi University for Women was $6,840, in addition to fees of $100. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Mississippi University for Women.

Mississippi University for Women has a 47% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Mississippi University for Women acceptance rate is 98%. To put this into perspective, 572 of the 585 students who applied to Mississippi University for Women in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Mississippi University for Women is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Mississippi University for Women had an SAT score between the range of 1,080 and 1,110. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Mississippi University for Women was between 18 and 24 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Mississippi University for Women as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Mississippi University for Women, the tuition for in-state residents is $6,840. Combined with fees of $100, room and board costs of $7,424, other expenses of $4,115 and the $1,600 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $20,079.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $6,940 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Mississippi University for Women to $20,079 for out-of-state students.

Students at Mississippi University for Women are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Mississippi University for Women was $5,267 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 61%. This shows that if you apply for federal aid, you have a good chance of receiving it.

Mississippi University for Women Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio13:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Mississippi University for Women.

Mississippi University for Women has a good gender split, with 80% of undergraduates being female and 20% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Mississippi residents; in fact, 74% of all students reside in Mississippi. However, 25% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Mississippi University for Women is 13:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Mississippi University for Women to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 22% students enroll at Mississippi University for Women part-time; the other 2,109 students enrolled full-time.

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