International Admissions

International Undergraduate Admissions

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.

Contact the University

If you're interested in applying to The W, or if you have further questions about international admissions, please email us at

International Undergraduate Admissions

Mrs. Iika McCarter
Director of Admissions
Mississippi University for Women
1100 College Street, MUW-1603
Columbus, Mississippi, 39701-5800, U.S.A.

International Application Deadlines

Semester of Entry

Application Deadline

Fall Semester

May 1

Spring Semester

October 1


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.

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The W Life

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.

Making College Affordable

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.

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Columbus: Our Home

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.

Columbus Visitor Center

Like What You See?

The W is a place where you can feel welcomed, no matter who you are, and receive a world-class education at an affordable cost. We would love to have you with us. Take a few minutes and complete our application for admission.