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Every nursing school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the nursing program at Mississippi University for Women stacks up to those at other schools.

MUW is located in Columbus, Mississippi and approximately 2,811 students attend the school each year. Of the 360 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Mississippi University for Women in 2019, 360 of them were nursing majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Nursing section at the bottom of this page.

MUW Nursing Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Nursing
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing
  • Doctorate Degree in Nursing

Online Classes Are Available at MUW

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

For those who are interested in distance learning, MUW does offer online courses in nursing for the following degree levels:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

MUW Nursing Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the nursing progam at MUW compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The nursing major at MUW is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Nursing. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 10
Best Value Nursing Doctor’s Degree Schools 33
Best Value Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools 34
Best Value Nursing Master’s Degree Schools 38
Most Popular Online Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 46
Most Popular Online Nursing Schools 53
Most Popular Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 63
Most Focused Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 78
Most Popular Nursing Schools 92
Most Focused Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools 117
Best Value Nursing Schools 138
Most Popular Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools 166
Most Focused Nursing Schools 191
Most Focused Nursing Master’s Degree Schools 193
Most Focused Nursing Doctor’s Degree Schools 220
Best Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools 243
Best Value Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools 272
Most Popular Nursing Master’s Degree Schools 276
Most Popular Nursing Doctor’s Degree Schools 304
Best Nursing Doctor’s Degree Schools 334
Best Nursing Master’s Degree Schools 441
Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 445
Best Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools 465
Most Popular Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools 543
Most Focused Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools 572
Best Nursing Schools 636

In 2019, 35 students received their master’s degree in nursing from MUW. This makes it the #276 most popular school for nursing master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 3 students who received their doctoral degrees in nursing, making the school the #304 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do Nursing Graduates from MUW Make?

The median salary of nursing students who receive their bachelor's degree at MUW is $57,900. This is less than $61,050, which is the national average of all nursing majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.

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Nursing Student Demographics at MUW

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the nursing majors at Mississippi University for Women.

MUW Nursing Associate’s Program

93% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 7% of nursing associate's degrees went to men and 93% went to women.

MUW Gender Breakdown of Nursing Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in nursing at MUW are white. Around 78% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Mississippi University for Women with a associate's in nursing.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at Mississippi University for Women
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 11
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 43
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

MUW Nursing Bachelor’s Program

89% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 360 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in nursing from MUW. About 11% were men and 89% were women.

MUW Gender Breakdown of Nursing Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 66% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in nursing at MUW are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Mississippi University for Women with a bachelor's in nursing.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at Mississippi University for Women
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 111
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 238
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

MUW Nursing Master’s Program

89% Women
3% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 11% of nursing master's degrees went to men and 89% went to women.

MUW Gender Breakdown of Nursing Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a nursing master's degree from MUW, 97% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Mississippi University for Women with a master's in nursing.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at Mississippi University for Women
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 34
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

MUW also has a doctoral program available in nursing. In 2019, 3 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Nursing

The following nursing concentations are available at Mississippi University for Women. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at Mississippi University for Women. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Registered Nursing 415
Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 35
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 3
Nursing Practice 3

Careers That Nursing Grads May Go Into

A degree in nursing can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for MS, the home state for Mississippi University for Women.

Occupation Jobs in MS Average Salary in MS
Registered Nurses 29,860 $58,490
Medical and Health Services Managers 3,010 $94,800
Nurse Practitioners 2,930 $109,700
Nursing Instructors and Professors 570 $73,840
Nurse Anesthetists 310 $163,320

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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