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Mississippi University for Women

Mississippi University for Women

1100 College Street
Columbus, MS 39701
(662) 329-4750

Mississippi University for Women is a public 4-year institution, founded in 1884. It is located in town of Columbus, Mississippi. This public school offers students one certificate, one associates level degree, 25 degrees at the bachelors level, and eight masters level degrees. 2,587 students pursued degrees from the 31 programs at the W in 2010. This school offers subjects such as nursing, political science, and communications. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits the W. This school is one of 24 public post-secondary institutions in Mississippi.

Admission

1,356 students applied for admission to MUW in 2010. It admitted 42% of applicants or 570 students. 478 out of the 570 admitted students are women.

Admission

1,356 students applied for admission to MUW in 2010. It admitted 42% of applicants or 570 students. 478 out of the 570 admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 42%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 41%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 46%

Student Demographics

MUW enrolled 2,587 students in 2010.

Student Demographics

MUW enrolled 2,587 students in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 466
  • Total Enrolled Female: 2121
  • Undergraduate Male: 431
  • Undergraduate Female: 1963
  • Graduate Male: 25
  • Graduate Female: 168

Faculty Demographics

This school has 182 teachers. 71% of teachers are full-time and under a third of the teachers are part-time. 65 out of 182 instructors are male.

Faculty Demographics

This school has 182 teachers. 71% of teachers are full-time and under a third of the teachers are part-time. 65 out of 182 instructors are male.

  • Male: 65
  • Female: 117
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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