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Personal & Affordable

You don't have to be a face in the crowd. At The W, our small classes mean you will get the attention you deserve. You'll be part of the family! We consistently rank as one of the best public universities in the Southeast according to U.S. News & World Report and Washington Monthly. But a great university experience doesn't have to be expensive! We also have one of the lowest tuition rates in the region.

How The W makes college affordable

The W among the Best Colleges for Veterans, according to U.S. News

American FlagCOLUMBUS, Miss. – U.S. News & World Report released its inaugural Best Colleges for Veterans rankings today, placing Mississippi University for Women at No. 10 for southern regional universities.

To qualify for the new rankings, colleges had to participate in federal initiatives that help veterans reduce the cost of school, according to U.S. News & World Report. Some of those programs include being certified for the GI Bill and participating in the Yellow Ribbon Program.

Schools also were required to be members of the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges Consortium, which works to simplify credit transfers and give veterans credit for military training and national tests such as the College-Level Examination Program.

The report noted that at least 773,000 veterans and their families have participated in the Post-9/11 Bill since it was implemented in August 2009.

The new rankings include the following categories: National Universities, National Liberal Arts Colleges, Regional Universities (North, South, Midwest and West) and Regional Colleges (North, South, Midwest and West). The list can be found at www.usnews.com.

Nov. 11, 2013
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Featured Event

Upcoming Events

II+C Symposium, March 26-27, 2017

Columbus Welcomes You

The town, which sits on the banks of the Tombigbee River, is widely recognized for its historic character. It is home to three National Register Districts and is nationally prominent for its annual Spring Pilgrimage, an award-winning event that showcases homes dating to the 1800s.

Columbus also has a rich literary heritage, both as the birthplace of noted playwright Tennessee Williams and its connection to Pulitzer-Prize winning author Eudora Welty, who attended The W. You'll be immersed in history and culture.

Nearby downtown has plenty to offer, with restaurants, boutiques, antique galleries, and the Rosenzweig Arts Center. Within walking distance of campus, downtown is a place to explore and enjoy.


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