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MUW Tuition & Cost

Columbus, Mississippi

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Mississippi Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Mississippi University for Women
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$100
Room and Board $7,648
Other Expenses Budget$4,415
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Mississippi University for Women
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$100
Room and Board $7,648
Other Expenses Budget$4,415

Residents of Mississippi pay an annual total price of $21,188 to attend Mississippi University for Women on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $7,425 for tuition, $7,648 room and board, $1,600 for books and supplies and $100 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $21,188 which is 0% higher than Mississippi residents. The tuition charge is $7,425 while room and board is $7,648, books and supplies are $1,600 and other fees come in at $100.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Mississippi University for Women when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Mississippi University for Women
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$10,767
$30,001 to $48,000$11,661
$48,001 to $75,000$15,008
$75,001 to $110,000$17,087

The average reported annual net price for Mississippi University for Women for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $13,023 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Costs for Similar Colleges

Financial Aid

99% of full-time undergrad Mississippi University for Women received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $8,489 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 66% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $6,105 and 3% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $8,140.

Finanical Aid Mississippi University for Women
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $8,489 99%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $3,617 71%
Pell Grants $5,822 65%
Other Federal Grants $1,357 78%
State and Local Grants $2,881 34%
Federal Student Loans $6,105 66%
Other Student Loans $8,140 3%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Mississippi University for Women, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $28,288. The loan balance of $28,288 is a four year multiple of the $7,072 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $270 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $28,288
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $269.90
Total Interest Paid $4,099.85
Sum of All Loan Payments $32,387.85

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year Mississippi Residents Non Residents
1 $21,188 $21,188
2 $22,489 $22,489
3 $23,870 $23,870
4 $25,335 $25,335

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Mississippi University for Women to be $84,752 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 6.1% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Mississippi University for Women
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Out of State Residents $314 $942 $1,256

Estimated cost for a class at Mississippi University for Women based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Mississippi University for Women versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Mississippi University for Women Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=176035 IPEDS survey data for Mississippi University for Women.