Mississippi University for Women Rankings

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In the World#4331 of 14178
In North America#1209 of 2629
In the United States#1134 of 2528
In Mississippi#10 of 18
In Columbus#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
97%
Average SAT
1080
Average ACT
22
Aid receiving
97%
Undergraduates
2,594
Graduates
217
Male:Female Ratio
20:80
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
muw.edu

Mississippi University for Women Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate97%90%98%
Applicants53598437
Admissions51788429
Freshmen enrolled full time17038132
Freshmen enrolled part time55

1,095 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

927 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
3 or 2%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 960
or below

75% of them
had 1200
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Mississippi University for Women are 960-1200 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
172 or 98%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Mississippi University for Women are 18-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1627 (58%)
Black or African American1034 (37%)
Asian54 (2%)
Nonresident Alien49 (2%)
Hispanic13 (0.5%)
American Indian or Alaska Native8 (0.3%)
Two or more races1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,762
Students receiving aid
97%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$7,425$7,425
Tuition in-state$7,425$7,425
Tuition out-of-state$7,425$7,425
Fee in-district$100$100
Fee in-state$100$100
Fee out-of-state$100$100

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity665
Combined charge for room and board$7,648
Room charge$4,434
Meal charge$3,214

Mississippi University for Women Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse55360
Business Administration and Management, General1058
Public Health Education and Promotion46
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist2912
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin35
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General29
Legal Assistant & Paralegal21
Culinary Arts and Related Services, Other20
Accounting16
Biology & Biological Sciences, General16
Visual and Performing Arts, General16
Public Health, General15
Elementary Education and Teaching14
English Language and Literature, General13
Psychology, General12
Education, General11
Speech Communication and Rhetoric10
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other10
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies8
Creative Writing8
Music, General7
Acting7
History, General6
Family Systems6
Political Science and Government, General4
Nursing Practice3
Art Teacher Education2
Mathematics, General2
Social Sciences, General1
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other1
Public Administration1
Chemistry, General1
Secondary Education and Teaching1
Grand Total55756973
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate40%42%39%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%
  • Part-time retention rate - 33%

Publications & Citations

Publications
202
Citations
3,714

Publication count by topic

Psychology
44
Medicine
27
Political science
15
Sociology
13
Biology
13
Economics
12
History
10
Business
9
Chemistry
9
Mathematics
8
Computer science
8
Art
6
Materials science
3
Environmental science
2
Engineering
2
Physics
2
Philosophy
1
Geography
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History130863
Art24315
Economics2747195
Medicine28691,169
Business2926199
Political science307437
Chemistry3489819
Psychology3499339
Sociology385722
Biology4048437
Environmental science412849
Mathematics4174103
Materials science451281
Computer science488679
Physics53012
Geography56941
Engineering60291

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199025
199105
199226
199313
199405
199517
1996117
1997368
1998843
1999458
2000463
20016114
2002375
2003498
2004292
20051125
20063140
20073128
20087116
20096107
2010195
20116135
201212161
20134200
20144211
20156226
201610222
20177225
20186176
20198156
202012217

General info

Alternative namesMUW
Founded1884
WikipediaMississippi University for Women
MottoWe study for light to bless with light.
Colorsw blue, welty blue
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (May-August)
Total FTE staff356
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1100 College Street
Columbus, Mississippi, 39701
United States
City population24,000
Phone6623294750
Fax+1 (662) 329 7297

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