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COLLEGE PROFILE

Mississippi University for Women

Columbus, MS

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $16,647
Out-of-state: $26,713
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $5,781
Out-of-state: $15,847
Room and Board
$6,591
Books and Supplies
$1,500
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 2013-14 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants159 (87.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need142 (89.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid140 (98.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met23 (16.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met64%
Average Award$10,534
Need-Based Gift
Received by 105 (75.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,242
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 100 (71.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,649
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 107 (76.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift35 (19.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,131
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants1,651 (85.0%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need1,468 (75.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,455 (99.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met574 (39.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met74%
Average Award$8,948
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,018 (70.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,527
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,047 (72.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,372
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 870 (59.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift280 (14.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,458
Borrowing
2014 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
68%
Average Indebtedness of
2014 Graduates
$21,095
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
3.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
Not reported

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
English, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education
Number of Awards
755
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
90
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
16
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
181
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
$1,690
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CLASS OF 2020 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 2.80 2.60 480 460 430 20
Low 2.50 2.60 480 460 430 20
High 3.11 2.60 480 460 430 20
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Annual Survey of Colleges 2015, copyright © 2015 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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