Accolades & Achievements

Current Honors



U.S. News & World Report

Top Public Southern Regional Universities - (2018 - #19; 2017 - #15; 2016 - #18; 2015 - #20; 2014 - #18)
Best Regional Universities (South) - (2018 - #52; 2017 - #43; 2016 - #47; 2015 - #51; 2014 - #44)

Once again, Mississippi University for Women has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 20 public Southern regional universities and a best value.

According to rankings released Sept. 12, The W was listed 19th among public Southern regional institutions and 52nd overall.

U.S. News & World Report Honors

Washington Monthly

Washington Monthly

Best Master's Universities - (2017 - #26; 2016 - #83; 2015 - #51; 2014 - #26; 2013 - #45; 2012 - #15; 2010 - #89)
Best Bang for the Buck Universities (South) - (2017 - #53; 2016 - #36; 2015 - #41)

The W learned that it was ranked No. 26 in national public masters universities and No. 53 overall by Washington Monthly magazine as a Best Bang for the Buck.

Washington Monthly has ranked four-year colleges and universities on their “bang for the buck” for the past five years.

Washington Monthly Honors

Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Honor Roll SealPhi Theta Kappa

Transfer Honor Roll (2018)

Mississippi University for Women was recently recognized as one of the top universities for the support of transfer students in the nation.

Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for associate degree-granting colleges, named The W to the 2018 Transfer Honor Roll.

Phi Theta Kappa Honors



Seal: Hybrid RN to BSN 2017's Best Schools, #3 in the

Best Hybrid Programs - (2017 - #3 in the Nation)

Mississippi University for Women’s RN to BSN program recently received a top ranking in the “Best RN to BSN Programs for 2017.”

Ranking The W at No. 3, the top 50 ranking was produced by, a site dedicated to connect nurses with the degree programs and feature the best RN to BSN programs online from all across the nation. The site looked at programs that combine both online learning and face-to-face instruction.

RN to BSN Honors


Great Colleges to Work For

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Best Colleges to Work For Honor Roll: 2017; 2016; 2015; 2014; 2013

For the fifth year in a row, Mississippi University for Women has been named one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

It also was the fifth consecutive year for The W to be named to the prestigious Honor Roll with only 10 institutions in the small category (2,999 or fewer students) receiving this recognition. The results were announced online today and were based on a survey of over 45,000 employees interviewed on campuses nationwide.

Best College to Work For Honors


Previous Honors

Community Service Honor Roll

President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

4 Consecutive Awards

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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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