Mississippi University for Women

1100 College Street, Columbus, MS 39701
Mississippi University for Women (locally referred to as MUW) is a public education institution that resides in Columbus, Mississippi.

Programs offered at MUW include associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees in over 23 study areas and 31 specialties. The school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges and has specialized accreditation from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association - Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.

Dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs are offered at Mississippi University for Women. Advanced Placement courses from high school can be applied as credit and on-campus day care is provided.


General Information

Main Phone: (662) 329 -4750 Website: www.muw.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 192
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Small (1,000 - 5,000 students) Undergraduates: 2,490
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 191
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 44%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: No
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 25


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 410 530
SAT Math 450 620
ACT Composite 18 24
ACT English 18 26
ACT Math 16 23

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 1,360
Accepted 603
Acceptance Rate 44%
Enrolled 181

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 78% Full-time 22% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 47% Full-time 53% Part-time
Student Gender 17% Men 83% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

58% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
38% Black or African American 0% Multiracial
1% Hispanic/Latino 2% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 1% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 62% $ 7,285
Local Grant 56% $5,434
Institutional Grant 78% $ 5,063
Student Loans 60% $ 5,423

Majors & Degrees


Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - 10 - -

Personal Services and Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Culinary Arts Services - - 18 - -

Education

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 50 - -
Secondary Education and Teaching - - 50 9 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Reading Teacher Education - - - 1 -
Art Teacher Education - - 1 1 -
Health Teacher Education - - 1 15 -

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education Of The Gifted - - - 6 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Reading Teacher Education - - - 1 -
Art Teacher Education - - 1 1 -
Health Teacher Education - - 1 15 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 50 - -
Secondary Education and Teaching - - 50 9 -

Curriculum and Instruction

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Curriculum and Instruction - - - 2 -

Educational Administration and Supervision

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - 8 -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Spanish Language and Literature - - 3 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 9 - -

Legal Professions and Studies

Legal Support Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Legal Assistant Paralegal - - 9 - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - - 50 - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Family Systems - - 4 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 2 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 10 - -

Microbiological Sciences and Immunology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology - - 2 - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health and Physical Education Fitness - - 21 - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 24 - -

Physical Sciences

Physical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Sciences - - 0 - -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 5 - -

Social Sciences

Social Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Sciences - - 2 - -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 1 - -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - 20 12 -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 39 - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 13 - -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 8 - -


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