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Mississippi University for Women Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Columbus, MS

Location and Setting


Columbus Population
23,518
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Campus Size
110 acres

Weather

Temperature
30.9 average low in January, 87.8 average high in September
Rain
113 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Not reported
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Columbus
Nearest Train Station
60 mile(s) from campus in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
27% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
73%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
tornado and voice-over sirens, voice mail and text messaging emergency notification system

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
Ody Owl
School Colors
Navy and columbia blue

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, football, racquetball, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, student government association, wesley foundation, international student association, baptist student union, international justice mission
Sororities
13% of women participate
Fraternities
10% of men participate
ROTC
Air Force ROTC offered off campus

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