Mississippi University for Women is on a 110-acre campus in the small town setting of Columbus, MS.
Mississippi University for Women has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Mississippi University for Women has fraternities and sororities.
Mississippi University for Women has the Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in the Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Mississippi University for Women include Wesley Foundation, International Student Association, Baptist Student Union and International Justice Mission.
Mississippi University for Women students' favorite campus events are Blues Week, Late Night Exam Breakfast and intramurals.
This table offers information on housing at Mississippi University for Women.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||No|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||27%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||643|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||537|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||73%|
Mississippi University for Women offers housing for students. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most Mississippi University for Women students live off campus. In 2022, 27% of undergrads at Mississippi University for Women lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 73% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Mississippi University for Women. There are 643 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,470 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 537 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 25% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
At Mississippi University for Women there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Mississippi University for Women:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Mississippi University for Women is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Mississippi University for Women campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Mississippi University for Women offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, Mississippi University for Women has tornado and voice-over sirens, voice mail and text messaging emergency notification system.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Mississippi University for Women, take Highway 82 to Columbus, MS. If you need to fly, book your flight to Golden Triangle Regional airport.
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