FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 13, 2006
MUW graduates report positive experiences in survey
By Jill D. O’Bryant
COLUMBUS, Miss. -- Mississippi University for Women
graduates who took the 2006 Graduating Student Survey
reported that the university provided a positive educational
Of the 333 graduates who participated, 91.5 percent said
they were satisfied with their academic educational
experience, and 91 percent rated the overall collegiate
experience to be excellent.
“We are very pleased with the results of this survey,” said
Dr. Claudia A. Limbert, president. “Our top priority is to
make our customers happy, and our customers are our
MUW also received high marks for faculty-student interaction
(94 percent), personalized learning environment (90
percent), leadership development (86 percent), and
opportunities outside the classroom (79 percent).
Almost 60 percent reported they were involved in one or more
“MUW has a very good learning atmosphere, especially in the
ratio of teachers to students,” said one student who
responded to the comment section of the survey. “The size
made me feel that I personally got to know everyone,
including the teachers.”
Another student agreed, “I really appreciated how
accommodating and hands-on a lot of the professors were.
They never seemed standoffish and really seemed to care
about the students and whatever they could do to help them.”
Others commented on the excellent staff, community
atmosphere, beautiful campus, uniqueness, opportunities to
develop leadership skills and feeling prepared.