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 3,100 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 960 - 1200 on the SAT exam, or 18 - 25 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 - 3.33) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. You can get more information from the admissions office website at .muw.edu.

Overall MUW Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Mississippi University for Women was reported as 96.6% in Fall 2020 with over 535 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 - 25
  • MUW Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.33

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 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for MUW has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 98.8%
  • 2017-2018: 98.0%
  • 2018-2019: 97.8%
  • 2019-2020: 96.6%
  • Projected MUW Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 90.7%

How Does MUW Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Mississippi University for Women is seventy percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Stillman College36.6%
Judson College37.2%
Birmingham Southern College53.8%
University of Montevallo53.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

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

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to MUW (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading470 - 610
Math490 - 590
Total Score960 - 1200
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 24
Math16 - 23
Composite Score18 - 25
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