Mississippi University for Women



Academic Affairs

A Tradition of Excellence

AcademicsMUW is a public university that feels like a private college. Founded in 1884 as the first public college for women in the United States, MUW is a tradition-rich university that has educated men for more than 20 years.

U.S.News & World Report has consistently ranked MUW among the top Southern public master's universities. MUW also has been prominently ranked in other leading publications such as Kiplinger's Personal Finance and Consumer's Digest magazines.

Our four colleges feature more than 50 outstanding majors and concentrations, and with more than 75 campus organizations, it is almost impossible not to find a perfect fit.

With a 13:1 student-faculty ratio, our dedicated instructors and staff, as well as talented alumni and friends, are here to help you excel.

The Office of Academic Affairs actively promotes excellence in teaching and learning by supporting and guiding the work of the colleges, departments, centers, and other academic offices. To learn more about these offices as well as Academic Affairs initiatives, visit the links above and to the right.