Accolades & Achievements

Current Honors

 

USNWR

U.S. News & World Report

Top Public Southern Regional Universities - (2021 - #18; 2020 - #21; 2019 - #5; 2018 - #19; 2017 - #15; 2016 - #18; 2015 - #20; 2014 - #18)
Best Regional Universities (South) - (2021 - #44; 2020 - #47; 2019 - #13; 2018 - #52; 2017 - #43; 2016 - #47; 2015 - #51; 2014 - #44)
Best Value Schools - (2021 - #15; 2020 - #18; 2019 - #18; 2018 - #11)
Best Colleges for Veterans in Regional Universities (South) - (2021 - #18; 2020 - #28; 2015 - #35)
Top Performers on Social Mobility in Regional Universities (South) - (2021- #4; 2020 - #56)
Best Undergraduate Teaching - (2021 - #21)
Economic Diversity in Regional Universities (South) - (2020 - #29)

According to U.S. News & World Report, its overall rankings evaluate colleges and universities on 16 measures of academic quality. They allow individuals to compare at a glance the relative quality of U.S. institutions based on widely accepted indicators of excellence such as first-year student retention, graduation rates and the strength of the faculty.

U.S. News & World Report Honors


Washington Monthly

Washington Monthly

Best Public Master's Universities - (2021 - #160; 2020 - #172; 2019 - #143; 2018 - #81; 2017 - #26; 2016 - #83; 2015 - #51; 2014 - #26; 2013 - #45; 2012 - #15; 2010 - #89)
Best Bang for the Buck Universities (South) - (2021 - #80; 2020 - #46; 2019 - #53; 2018 - #20; 2017 - #53; 2016 - #36; 2015 - #41)

Washington Monthly ranks four-year schools (national universities, liberal arts colleges, baccalaureate colleges and master’s universities) based on their contribution to the public good in three broad categories. Those categories: Social Mobility (recruiting and graduating low-income students), Research (producing cutting-edge scholarship and PhDs) and Service (encouraging students to give something back to their country).

Washington Monthly Honors


Seal: Military Friendly SchoolMilitary Friendly® Schools

Military Friendly® Schools 21-22

Mississippi University for Women has earned the 2021-2022 Military Friendly® School designation.

Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. More than 1,200 schools participated in the 2021-2022 survey with 750 earning the designation.

 

 


Seal: Intelligent.com Best CollegesIntelligent.com

Best Master's in Creative Writing - (2022 - #4 in the Nation, Best Student-Faculty Ratio)

Best Online Master's in Creative Writing - (2022 - #9, Best Scholarships; 2021 - #1 in the Nation, Intelligent's Pick; 2020 - #1 in the Nation, Intelligent's Pick)

Best RN to BSN Programs - (2022 - #17 in the Nation; Best in the South)

Best Online RN to BSN Programs - (2022 - #37 in the Nation, Best in the South; 2021 - #15 in the Nation, Best in the South; 2020 - #8 in the Nation, Best in the South)

For the third year in a row, The W's MFA in Creative Writing and RN-to-BSN program received a top rankings in Intelligent.com's Best Programs list.

The Creative Writing program ranked number four in the nation in overall MFA programs and number nine in online programs. The program was also recognized for Best Scholarships and Best Student-Faculty Ratio. The RN-to-BSN ranked No. 17 in the nation, and was awarded the Best in the South. The list is produced by Intelligent.com. The website assessed 1,604 accredited colleges and university and selected Mississippi University for Women based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment.

 


Great Colleges to Work For

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Best Colleges to Work For: 2021, 2020, 2019*; 2018*; 2017*; 2016*; 2015*; 2014*; 2013*
(*Honor Roll)

For nine consecutive years, Mississippi University for Women has been one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by the Great Colleges to Work For® program.

The results, released today in a special insert of The Chronicle of Higher Education, are based on a survey of 196 colleges and universities. In all, 70 of the 196 institutions achieved “Great College to Work For” recognition for specific best practices and policies with The W included among the small universities.

Best College to Work For Honors

 


Previous Honors

Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Honor Roll SealPhi Theta Kappa

Transfer Honor Roll (2018)

Community Service Honor Roll

President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

4 Consecutive Awards

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RNtoBSN.org #4 in the Nation

RNtoBSN.org Best Hybrid Programs

2015 - #4 in the Nation

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Online College Database

Online College Database

#2 Best Return on Investment in Mississippi

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