Mississippi University for Women (MUW)

Columbus, MS

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Mississippi University for Women

Mississippi University for Women

Mississippi University for Women Student Essentials

Mississippi University for Women Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Blues
Website: www.muw.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $5,316
Out-of-State Tuition: $14,484
Retention Rate: 74%
Enrollment: 3,483
Year Established: 1884

About MUW

Mississippi University for Women, in Columbus, Missouri offers high quality, personalized education for both women and men.

Mississippi University for Women, now a co-ed institution, has consistently been recognized as a top public, Southern university by U.S. News and World Report.

MUW’s approximately 50 fields of study are grouped into colleges: the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business, the College of Education and Human Sciences, the College of Nursing and Speech Pathology and the Culinary Arts Institute. Both bachelor’s and master’s degrees are offered.

Its nursing students serve as prime examples of MUW’s high quality, with a large percentage of nursing program graduates passing the state licensing exam.

MUW also has impressive arts offerings, including a rare Music Therapy degree and a master’s in Physical Theatre, one of only a few nationwide.

With small class sizes, MUW offers an individualized learning environment in which students can get to know each other and their instructors.

MUW’s campus life includes residential housing and access to more than 70 student clubs and organizations.

Student service offerings include academic advising, tutoring, career counseling and disability services.

Financial aid offerings include state and federal grants and loans for those who qualify. Contact the Mississippi University for Women today for more information.

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MUW Map & Location

Mississippi University for Women
1100 College Street
Columbus, MS 39701


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Getting Around MUW

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Columbus, MS

Winter
Dec
57
35
Jan
54
33
Feb
60
37
Spring
Mar
68
43
Apr
77
50
May
84
59
Summer
Jun
90
67
Jul
93
71
Aug
93
70
Fall
Sep
87
63
Oct
77
51
Nov
67
42

MUW Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 3,222
Freshman Class 258
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 3,483

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 39%
  • Caucasian: 58%
  • Asian: 2%
Latino 1%
African American 39%
Caucasian 58%
Asian 2%

Undergraduate 93%
Graduate 7%
Full-Time 73%
Part-Time 27%
Women 88%
Men 12%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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