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Tuition & Fees

$7,096

$19,144

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,464
Declined + 5,794
Total Received 14,258
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undergraduateRatios

45%

55%

male

female

1  :  19

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Elementary Education
  2. Marketing
  3. Finance
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School Facts

The University of Mississippi, founded in 1844, is a comprehensive, public institution. Programs are offered through the College of Liberal Arts; the Law and Medical Centers; and the Schools of Accountancy, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Applied Sciences and Pharmacy. Its campus is located in Oxford, 70 miles southeast of Memphis.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 19,431
Established in 1844
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Codes

SAT 1840
ACT 2250

Public

16,677

undergraduate students

2,754

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
19%
500-599
46%
400-499
28%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
5%
600-699
22%
500-599
44%
400-499
27%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
30-36
25%
24-29
33%
18-23
35%
12-17
7%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
9%
24-29
41%
18-23
36%
12-17
14%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
13%
24-29
40%
18-23
43%
12-17
4%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Fun Facts

  • The first fraternity founded in the South was the W.W.W. (Rainbow Society, not the World Wide Web) at University of Mississippi in 1848.

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University, MS

3,391-acre campus in Oxford (population: 20,088), 70 miles from Memphis; branch campuses in Southaven and Tupelo. Served by bus; major airport serves Memphis; smaller airport serves Tupelo (50 miles); train serves Greenwood (70 miles).

University of Mississippi
P.O. Box 1848
University, MS 38677-1848

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
32%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
16 fraternities 31% of male students
 
12 sororities 36% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
24%
Top 1/4
48%
Top 1/2
77%
Bottom 1/2
23%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
19%
500-599
46%
400-499
28%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
5%
600-699
22%
500-599
44%
400-499
27%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
30-36
25%
24-29
33%
18-23
35%
12-17
7%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
9%
24-29
41%
18-23
36%
12-17
14%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
13%
24-29
40%
18-23
43%
12-17
4%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted no
Application deadline June 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Unknown
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required of some

Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,464
Declined + 5,794
Total Received 14,258

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Particular talent/ability

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Charlotte Fant Pegues
Director of Admissions
P: 800 OLEMISS (in-state)
F: 662 915-5869
admissions@olemiss.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,996
Room & board $9,908
Additional fees $100
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $18,204
Average Financial Aid - $7,890
Total with Avg. Aid $10,314

Financial Aid

68%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$7,890

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $21,287,324
State $3,433,706
Institutional $18,552,094
Other external $1,372,020
Total $44,645,144

Non-need-based

Federal $2,520
State $2,726,213
Institutional $19,670,761
Other external $1,605,220
Total $24,004,714

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
riflery
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southeastern Conference (Division I, Football I-A)
Mascot
Ole Miss Rebels
School colors
cardinal red and navy
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
African-American Studies
Anthropology
Art
Art History
Banking/Finance
Biochemistry
Biological Sciences
Business Administration
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Chinese
Civil Engineering
Classics
Clinical Pharmacy
Communicative Disorders
Computer Science
Counselor Education
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Dietetics/Nutrition
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering
Engineering Science
English
English Education
Exercise Science
Food/Nutrition
Forensic Chemistry
French
General Studies
Geological Engineering
Geology
German
Health Promotion
Health/Kinesiology
Healthcare Administration
Higher Education
Higher Education/Student Personnel
History
Hospitality Management
Insurance/Risk Management
Integrated Marketing Communications
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Studies
Journalism
Law
Liberal Arts
Linguistics
Literacy Education
Management
Management Information Systems
Managerial Finance
Marketing
Marketing Communications
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Technology
Modern Languages
Music
Paralegal Studies
Parks/Recreation Management
Pharmaceutical Science
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Policy Studies
Real Estate
Religious Studies
Science Education
Social Science Education
Social Work
Sociology
Southern Studies
Spanish
Special Education
Taxation
Theatre
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Undergraduate

86%

16,677
students

Female
55%
9,164

Male
45%
7,513

Graduate

14%

2,754
students

Female
54%
1,500

Male
46%
1,254

undergraduateFull-time

93%

15,628
students

Female
56%
8,604

Male
44%
7,024

undergraduatePart-time

7%

1,049
students

Female
54%
560

Male
46%
489

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
76%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

70%

Transfer applicants accepted

75%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Other

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Germany
India
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Donna Chappel
International Admissions Coordinator
662 915-7404
intladmin@olemiss.edu

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