Mississippi University for Women

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Mississippi University for Women



In-state Tuition

$3,690 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$8,914 / year

Room and Board

$4,260

Application deadline

Rolling

Application fee

$N/A




Educational Resources

Libraries

Nursing, Education, and Career Services house collections of library materials (books, CDs, and DVDS) used by their students.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 12,601 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 11,535 current serial subscriptions.
  • 148 microforms.
  • 221 Audio/Visual items.
  • 16,362 e-books.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 800 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 30 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 40 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 200 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 20 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 3,500 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 28% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 71% of housing units are Triples.
  • 29% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 7 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 43% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 50% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Art Gallery Showings, Black History Month Series, Chili Cook-off, Choir Recitals, Coffee House Series, Eudora Welty Writer's Symposium, Get Fit, Hearin High School Conference, Intramurals, Oktoberfest, 100 Inning Softball Game, Minority Day, Residence Hall Spirit Week, Songfest, Shape Up and Ship Out, Spring Fling, Theater Productions, W Day, Homecoming Weekend,
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper
  • In total, there are about 96 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Accounting Honorary, Aristos Honor Society, Alpha Epsilon Delta, Beta Beta Beta, Delta Mu Delta, Epsilon (Phi Theta Kappa), Hottentots, Iota Iota Iota, Kappa Delta Epsilon, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Lambda Tau, Lantern Honor Society, Mortar Board, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Upsilon Omicron, Psi Chi, Sigma Tau Delta, Sigma Theta Tau International
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Union, Catholic Student Assoc. , Christian Student Center, Ecumenical Ministries, Impact Christian Fellowship, Latter Day Saints Student Assoc. , United Harmony Gospel Ministries, Wesley Foundation
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, National Pan-Hellenic Council, Coretta Social Club, Increasing Minority Access to Graduate Education (Image), International Student Assoc. , United Harmony Gospel Ministries
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha Psi Omega, American Soceity of Interior Design, Art Students League, Blacklist Honorary Social Club, Brotherhood of Beta Kappa Tau, Bukwyrms, Cards Club Assoc. , Chorale, Class Council, College Democrats, College Republicans, Culinary Arts Society, D'Belle Social Club, Dilettanti, French Club, Gamma Sigma Epsilon, Health & Kinesiology Club, Hearin Leadership Program, Highlander Social Club, Institute of Management Accountants, Interclub, Jester Honorary Social Club, Kappa Pi, Lockheart Social Club, Madrigals, Mam'selle Social Club, Masker Honorary Social Club, Midnight Writers, Modeling Squad, MS Organization for Assoc. Degree Nursing Students (MOSA), Mu Theta Chi, National Student Speech Language/Hearing Assoc. , New Horizon, Nihon Anime/Manga, Older Wiser Learning Students, Orientation Leaders, Partnership for a Healthy MS, Peer Outreach at the W, Phi Beta Lambda, Phi Epsilon Kappa, Prism, Professional Assoc. of Family & Consumer Science, Psychology Club, Residence Hall Assoc. , Reveler Social Club, Rogue Social Club, Students In Free Enterprise, Silhouette Social Club, Society of Professional Journalists, Spanish Club, Spectator, Student Gov. Assoc. , Student Alumni Assoc. , Student MS Assoc. of Educators, Student Nurses Assoc. , Student Programming Board, Southern Women's Institute Club, Troubadour Social Club, TVA Investment Club, W Reps
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Spectator (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Memphis, TN (177), Golden Triangle Regional Airport (Columbus) (10)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Tuscaloosa, AL (60)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Tupelo, MS (63)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 80% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 20% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 3,200
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 2 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 9% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 15 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 15% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Mississippi State University)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Mississippi State University)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited

Comments & Feedback
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Lydia

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Lovingly we call it The W. It is a great place for freshmen and non traditional students alike. Friendly staff and students. Almost all needs in walking distance, small close knit community atmosphere. Great town! LOve it! posted Nov 29th, 2010 8:06 pm



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