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Mississippi University for Women

48 months
7524 USD/year
7524 USD/year
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Learning another language, such as Spanish at Mississippi University for Women, is one of the a cornerstones of a liberal arts or professional education. Along with developing a better understanding of how language works and increasing vocabulary through learning new words.



Students may major in Spanish and in Spanish with Teacher Certification at Mississippi University for Women, as well as a minor in Foreign Languages. 

Spanish is the fastest growing language in the United States, and Spanish vies with English to be the second-most spoken language in the world (after Chinese). According to the 2010 census, in Mississippi over 60,000 residents speak Spanish at home, and in the South over 13% of the population speaks Spanish at home. Spanish language television, radio, and movies are more common every year, and Spanish is one of the fastest growing languages used on the internet.

Spanish proficiency can be a major asset for those entering the job market, whether your career path is directly related to language or not. Employers in financial, education, health, and service industries value employees with the ability to speak at least some Spanish with their clients. Mastery of a second language also shows an understanding and sensitivity to other cultures and an awareness of the global marketplace. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Conversation and Composition I
  • Conversation and Composition II
  • Advanced Conversation and Syntax I
  • Advanced Conversation and Syntax II 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


124 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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General requirements

Admission requirements national

  • Students must submit high school transcripts and ACT* or SAT* scores. Students are required to complete the College Preparatory Curriculum (CPC listed below and meet ACT or SAT requirements.)
Admission requirements international
  • International Students at The W join a diverse, multi-cultural community of students from over a dozen nations. And being consistently ranked as one of the Top 20 public universities in the South, it's no wonder nearly 3,300 men and women call our university home. Students may choose from over 50 accredited academic programs in our four colleges.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7524 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3762 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    7524 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3762 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Columbia

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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