• Control: Public
  • Carnegie Classification: Master's
  • Institution: 4 Year
  • Enrollment: < 3,000

2020 Recognition Categories

  • Job Satisfaction
  • Professional/Career Development
  • Teaching Environment (Faculty Only)
  • Tenure Clarity & Process (Faculty Only)

What makes your college a great place to work?

Presidential Statement

The first publicly chartered university in the nation for women, Mississippi University for Women today offers a quality educational experience to women and men, including diverse learners such as adults and first-generation, online, and international students. The W faculty, staff and students work together to identify possibilities and turn them into realities. We value and enjoy each other and the beautiful campus where we make this happen. 67% of our employees give back to the university through contributions to our foundation, further proof that we are invested in this institution and our students.

Employee Comment

There is strong leadership from the university administration, and the leaders demonstrate that they genuinely care about faculty, staff, and students. There is a clear commitment to shared governance, and there is an excellent working relationship among all parts of the university.

Vital Statistics


  • Fulltime Admin: 31
  • Fulltime Eps: 74
  • Fulltime Faculty: 140
  • Fulltime Non-Exempt Staff: 72
  • Adjunct Count: 80

    Average Annual Salary

  • Faculty: $59,751
  • Administration: $94,267
  • Exempt Professional Staff: $44,275
  • Non-exempt Staff: $25,254

    Voluntary Turnover Rate

  • Full-time Faculty: 11%
  • Full-time Staff (excluding Faculty): 19%
  • 8 Years Recognized
  • 7 Years of Honor Roll

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