The W - Mississippi University for Women

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The Culinary Arts Institute

One of the few programs of its kind in the Southeast United States where a liberal arts education meets the latest culinary techniques taught by acclaimed chef-instructors.

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Academic Majors & Programs

More than 70 undergraduate majors and concentrations are available to students from the three academic colleges and the School of Education.

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Heroes Begin Here

The W has educated nursing students for 50 years and enrolls approximately 650 students in its five programs. W nursing programs continually rank among the best in the nation.

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Winning on and off the field.
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Lowest Debt
Students from The W graduate with less debt than any other regional university in the South.
A Top Choice for Transfers
The W is a Leading Transfer University according to the Chronicle for Higher Education.
Top School
US News & World Report ranks The W #10 in the South among Top Public Schools.

Education for Everyone

The W was founded on the idea that a university education is for everyone. Today, the mission is the same. The university is nationally recognized for low student debt, top value, diversity, and social mobility. National rankings, small class sizes, and unique programs create a university that empowers you to be bold, follow your dreams, and a make a difference in your community. But most important to us, our students say, “It feels like home.” You don't have to take our word for it, see for yourself. Request more information or visit us on our beautiful campus.

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