Mississippi University for Women (MUW) is a leading public university located in Columbus, Mississippi, USA. It was founded in 1884 as the first public college for women in the United States.

Mississippi University for Women is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). Other accreditations include: The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE); National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE); National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC); Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language; Hearing Association (ASHA); National Association of Schools of Music (NASM); National Association of Schools of Arts and Design (NASAD); American Bar Association (ABA); Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP); National Council on Family Relations (NCFR).

MUW's Phi Kappa Phi chapter has been recognized for two consecutive years as a Chapter of Merit by the national Phi Kappa Phi organization.

Ranking Profile:

- Mississippi University for Women is ranked 43rd among the Best Regional Universities in the Southern category (2012 U.S. News & World Report rankings).

- It is ranked No. 89 as a master's institution by Washington Monthly's 2010 College Rankings.

- Ranked No. 8 of the top 50 best values for public colleges and universities by Consumers Digest magazine.

- Ranked 54th of the 100 best values in public colleges across America by Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine.

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