Mississippi University for Women (MUW)

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Mississippi University for Women can be found in Columbus, MS, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 2,800 students enrolled each year at MUW.

Students can report either the SAT Exam or ACT scores at this school. A score within the range of 990 - 1120 on the SAT exam, or 18 - 24 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. We were able to estimate the MUW average GPA (2.89 - 3.25) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Roughly 40 percent of all applicant were accepted at MUW, and from those that were granted acceptance roughly 33 percent continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at web3.muw.edu.

Overall MUW Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Mississippi University for Women was reported as 43.5% in Fall 2013 with over 1,270 college applications submitted to MUW. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • MUW ACT Scores: 18 - 24
  • MUW Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Mississippi University for Women?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Mississippi University for Women, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Mississippi University for Women has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 42.2%
  • 2010-2011: 42.0%
  • 2011-2012: 44.3%
  • 2012-2013: 44.0%
  • 2013-2014: 43.5%
  • Projected MUW Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 43.5%

How Does MUW Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Mississippi University for Women is twenty-eight percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Stillman College43.0%
University of West Alabama99.4%
Judson College73.9%
Birmingham Southern College64.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to MUW (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English18 - 25
Math17 - 22
Composite Score18 - 24
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