Mississippi University for WomenSchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Columbus, Mississippi Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

This school is more affordable than other public schools for out-of-state students.

Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$7,525

Avg tuition

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About Mississippi University for Women

Mississippi University for Women is a small public university located on a rural campus in Columbus, Mississippi. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,811, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 97%. The university offers 29 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 40%, and a student-faculty ratio of 14:1. Tuition and fees for students are $7,525.

Admissions Breakdown

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Acceptance Rate Insight

97% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate (High Acceptance Rate) 97%

Retention Rate 75%

Graduation Rate 40%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 960-1200

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-25

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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80%

Female Student Population

14:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

3k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

58%

Black

37%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

Asian

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Unknown

Information not available

Hispanic

0%

Two or more races

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

Information not available

Socio-Economic Diversity

62% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

62%

State Grant Aid

32%

Institution Grant Aid

64%

Pell Grant

62%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,958
State Grant Aid $2,635
Institution Grant Aid $4,171
Pell Grant Aid $5,468
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Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.