International Students at The W join a diverse, multi-cultural community of students from over a dozen nations. And being consistently ranked as one of the Top 20 public universities in the South, it's no wonder nearly 3,300 men and women call our university home. Students may choose from over 70 academic programs and concentrations.
Mrs. Iika McCarter
Director of Admissions
Mississippi University for Women
1100 College Street, MUW-1603
Columbus, Mississippi, 39701-5800, U.S.A.
Semester of Entry
The W offers over 70 academic majors and concentrations. Your classes are designed to strengthen you through analysis, critical thinking, and communication.
Take your education to the next level. The Ina E. Gordy Honors College offers unique learning and leadership options through a Forum Series, research opportunities, and chances to present at conferences.
With options ranging from social clubs to our leadership program, Student Life offers something for everyone and countless ways to shine. Tailor your W journey by getting involved, meeting new people, and growing as a leader.
It's not just a tagline. We honestly believe the cost of a college education should not be a deterrent to your pursuit of earning a college degree. We were founded on the belief everyone should be able to get a college education. Year after year, The W ranks as one of the Best Value Universities. The W has kept our tuition among the lowest in the South. We offer that same low tuition to residents of every state. Plus, we have a range of scholarships and grants to help you pay for your education.
The W has a beautiful 144 acre (0.58 km2) campus in historic downtown Columbus, Mississippi, a city of approximately 26,000. The city offers opportunities for affordable housing and cultural events.The university is about a 3-hour drive from the major cities of Birmingham, Alabama and Memphis, Tennessee, providing students with even more opportunities to shop, visit museums, see the sights, or catch an international flight.