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Health & Medicine Profile


To study health and medicine at Ole Miss means that you care about or have an interest in improving lives.

It’s that passion and feeling of common purpose that will drive our world forward. At the University of Mississippi, we help to refine you in such a way that you can lead and serve those in need in a powerful way.

The professional programs you need to succeed
At the University of Mississippi in Oxford, members of our Health Professions Advising Office and representatives from nationally-ranked School of Pharmacy can help put you on a path to pursue professional degrees in Pharmacy, Medicine, Dentistry, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Veterinary Medicine, and Physician Assistant. Your personal advisor can also talk to you about other programs we offer in partnership with other institutions to pursue a degree in Nursing, Dental Hygiene, Medical Technology, and many others. 

Health and medical graduate programs are tough—we’re here to help!
As the only-full service office of its kind in the state, staff members in the Health Professions Advising Office counsel future health professionals and are there to help guide you toward a competitive application. The team even hosted more than 3,600 advising sessions last year! From mock one-on-one interviews for health professions applicants to trips to professional school campuses, their commitment to your success is why our medical school acceptance rate is 5% above the national average and our dental school acceptance rate is more than 25% above the national average.

Ranked among the top 25 best pharmacy schools nationally by U.S. and World Report in 2020, the Ole Miss School of Pharmacy boasts more than 100 full-time teaching and research faculty as well as more than 350 pharmacists serving as preceptors at 160 sites in Mississippi and the Mid-South. As a student pharmacist, you’ll learn and work alongside expert faculty and researchers who are combatting real-time health concerns like diabetes and cancer. 

ACCOLADES

 

Ranked #23 best public pharmacy school in the country | U.S. News & World Report

 

School of Pharmacy ranked #6 nationally for total extramural research funding

Gain the experience you need to care for others across the health and medical field at the University of Mississippi. Our faculty and staff are here to provide you with an unparalleled support network to ensure that you reach your goals and realize your true potential.

• Home to the only full-service Health Professions Advising Office in Mississippi

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • “I chose to follow a path in Allied Health Studies because of the endless possibilities that can stem from this major. It allows me to pursue a degree in nursing while also learning more about the healthcare field along the way.”

    • Anna
  • “The advisors here made sure that I had everything that I needed and stayed in touch with me during my whole application process.”

    • Lakymbria