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COLLEGE PROFILE

Mississippi University for Women

Columbus, MS

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $15,398
Out-of-state: $25,118
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $5,640
Out-of-state: $15,360
Room and Board
$6,183
Books and Supplies
$800
Other Expenses
$2,775
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mail
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline March 1
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002422
Free
State Aid Form 

PROFILE OF 2011-12 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants156 (86.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need141 (90.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid140 (99.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met56 (40.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met40%
Average Award$10,180
Need-Based Gift
Received by 115 (82.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,337
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 102 (72.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,555
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 115 (82.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift32 (17.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,418
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants1,664 (86.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need1,512 (78.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,496 (98.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met1,025 (68.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met69%
Average Award$8,810
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,177 (78.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,399
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,038 (69.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,896
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 773 (51.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift223 (11.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,628
Borrowing
2012 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
69%
Average Indebtedness of
2012 Graduates
$22,398
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
5.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
1.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other Loans 
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Minority scholarships, State scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Alumni affiliation scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences
Number of Awards
850
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Biological Sciences, Business, Computer Science, Communication, Education, Physical Sciences, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, Mathematics, English
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
70
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Art/Fine Arts, Journalism/Publications, Theater/Drama, Performing Arts, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Junior Miss, Leadership
Number of Awards
18
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Leadership, Junior Miss
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, International Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Parents of Current Students
Number of Awards
249
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Adult Students, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Parents of Current Students, International Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Ethnic Background
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$1,958
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A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Annual Survey of Colleges 2013, copyright © 2013 The College Board. All rights reserved.
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases,
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