Tuition & Fees

$8,290

$23,554

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

44%

56%

male

female

1
18

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,029
Declined + 3,889
Total Received 17,918
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Public

19,213

undergraduate students

4,397

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. General Studies
  2. Marketing
  3. Accountancy
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Codes

SAT 1840
ACT 2250

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
23%
500-599
46%
400-499
21%
300-399
2%
700-800
8%
600-699
25%
500-599
47%
400-499
18%
300-399
2%
30-36
31%
24-29
36%
18-23
29%
12-17
4%
30-36
11%
24-29
48%
18-23
32%
12-17
9%
30-36
19%
24-29
45%
18-23
33%
12-17
3%
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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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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, Journalism, and Pharmacy. Its main campus is located in Oxford, 70 miles southeast of Memphis.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 23,610
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)

University, MS

3,684 acre main campus in Oxford (population: 23,290), 70 miles from Memphis; branch campuses in Grenada, Southaven, & Tupelo. Medical Center in Jackson. 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
27%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
20 fraternities 32% of male students
 
15 sororities 40% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
24%
Top 1/4
50%
Top 1/2
80%
Bottom 1/2
20%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
23%
500-599
46%
400-499
21%
300-399
2%
700-800
8%
600-699
25%
500-599
47%
400-499
18%
300-399
2%
30-36
31%
24-29
36%
18-23
29%
12-17
4%
30-36
11%
24-29
48%
18-23
32%
12-17
9%
30-36
19%
24-29
45%
18-23
33%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
($60 for out-of-state applicants)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline April 1 (priority deadline)
September 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Uknown
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,029
Declined + 3,889
Total Received 17,918

Admissions Factors

Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Class rank
Secondary school record

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
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 $8,190
Room $7,500
Board $4,422
Additional fees $100
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $21,412
Average Financial Aid - $10,202
Total with Avg. Aid $11,210

Financial Aid

73%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,202

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $21,530,374
State $5,577,594
Institutional $27,182,986
Other external $1,405,241
Total $55,696,195

Non-need-based

Federal $4,249
State $3,154,613
Institutional $36,741,831
Other external $1,892,419
Total $41,793,112

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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
Applied Gerontology
Arabic
Art
Art History
Banking/Finance
Biochemistry
Biological Sciences
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Materials Science
Biomedical Science
Biostatistics
Biostatistics/Data Science
Business Administration
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Chinese
Civil Engineering
Classics
Clinical Anatomy
Clinical Investigation
Clinical Pharmacy
Communicative Disorders
Computer Science
Counselor Education
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Cytotechnology
Dental Hygiene
Dentistry
Dietetics/Nutrition
Documentary Expression
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering
Engineering Science
English
English Education
Exercise Science
Food/Nutrition
Forensic Chemistry
French
General Business
General Studies
Geological Engineering
Geology
German
Health Administration
Health Informatics/Information Management
Health Promotion
Health Sciences
Health Sciences
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
Laws
Liberal Arts
Linguistics
Literacy Education
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Management
Management Information Systems
Managerial Finance
Marketing
Marketing Communications
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Laboratory Sciences
Medical Pharmacology
Medical Technology
Medicine
Microbiology/Immunology
Modern Languages
Music
Neuroscience
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Nursing
Nursing of Adults
Nutrition/Hospitality Management
Occupational Therapy
Paralegal Studies
Parks/Recreation Management
Pathology
Pharmaceutical Science
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physics
Physiology Biophysics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Policy Studies
Radiologic Sciences
Real Estate
Religious Studies
Science Education
Second Language Studies
Social Science Education
Social Welfare
Social Work
Sociology
Southern Studies
Spanish
Special Education
Sports Management/Recreation Management
Taxation
Teaching
Theatre
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Undergraduate

81%

19,213
students

Female
56%
10,812

Male
44%
8,401

Graduate

19%

4,397
students

Female
57%
2,525

Male
43%
1,872

undergraduateFull-time

92%

17,852
students

Female
57%
10,053

Male
43%
7,799

undergraduatePart-time

8%

1,361
students

Female
56%
759

Male
44%
602

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
77%
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

60%

Transfer applicants accepted

74%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
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

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

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
Japan
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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