Mississippi University for Women: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Mississippi University for Women is a small four-year, public school with 2,650 students enrolled. This school was established in 1884 and is the only college located in Columbus, Mississippi.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
35
Associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, and postmaster certificate are offered at Mississippi University for Women.

Mississippi University for Women deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 35 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Education, General Studies, Business, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
74%
The student retention rate at Mississippi University for Women is fair at 74% (close to Mississippi average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Mississippi University for Women is low - 40%.

Student to faculty ratio at Mississippi University for Women is pretty decent: 14:1. Learn more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$14,500
Average tuition costs are slightly high, about $14,500 a year.

Read the details about Mississippi University for Women additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
44%
As reported in recent government data, 1,542 applications were submitted and 679 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to enroll at this school.

The college will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Mississippi University for Women in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,500
Mississippi University for Women provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Mississippi University for Women, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C+
Mississippi University for Women provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 700 students, which provides a good on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low, nearly $3,500 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Mississippi University for Women. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Mississippi University for Women seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

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Post Address: Mississippi University for Women, 1100 College Street, Columbus, Mississippi 39701, USA
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