Accolades & Achievements
U.S. News & World Report Top Public Southern Regional Universities - (2017 - #15; 2016 - #18; 2015 - #20; 2014 - #18)
Best Regional Universities (South) - (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.
According to rankings released September 13, The W was listed 15th among the public Southern regional institutions. MUW also was ranked in the top 100 graduate nursing programs at public universities nationally.
Washington Monthly Best Master's Universities - (2016 - 83; 2015 - #51; 2014 - #26; 2013 - #45; 2012 - #15; 2010 - #89)
For the sixth time, Mississippi University for Women has been ranked a top master’s university by Washington Monthly’s 2016 college rankings.
The W is at No. 83 in the nation after appearing in Washington Monthly’s rankings for the first time in 2010. The university also ranks No. 36 in the South as a "Best Bang for the Buck" university.
Different from other ranking publications, Washington Monthly asks, "What are colleges doing for the country?"
President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll - 4 Consecutive Awards
For the fourth time, Mississippi University for Women has been recognized on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. This year, it achieved even higher standing.
In addition to being named on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, The W was one of 16 universities named a finalist for the President’s Award, the highest honor a university can receive for its volunteer efforts. More than 760 higher education institutions were named to the honor roll this year.
RNtoBSN.org Best Hybrid Programs - #4 in the Nation
Mississippi University for Women’s RN to BSN program was recently ranked the fourth best hybrid-online and campus-based classroom experience among 700 nationwide programs.
The rankings were produced by RNtoBSN.org, a group of professional nurses, educators, writers and editors committed to furthering nursing education. RNtoBsn.org seeks to connect current and prospective nurses with the resources needed to pursue and obtain their BSN.
Online College Database - #2 Best Return on Investment in Mississippi
The W's quality of education was reflected in a ranking by The College Database, listing it as one of the top Mississippi colleges with the highest financial return on investment.
"Mississippi University for Women has been recognized for providing high quality education at an affordable price," The College Database stated in its announcement.
The Chronicle of Higher Education - Best Colleges to Work For Honor Roll: 2016; 2015; 2014; 2013
For the fourth 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 fourth 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 nearly 46,000 employees interviewed on campuses nationwide.