Tuition & Fees

$8,650

$24,604

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
39%
500-599
44%
400-499
8%
700-800
13%
600-699
27%
500-599
47%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
30-36
32%
24-29
33%
18-23
29%
12-17
6%
30-36
11%
24-29
48%
18-23
32%
12-17
9%
30-36
20%
24-29
41%
18-23
35%
12-17
4%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

18

students

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,614
Declined + 2,802
Total Received 17,416
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Public

18,737

undergraduate students

4,399

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

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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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Location

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 23,136
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, and 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
26%
Top 1/4
52%
Top 1/2
80%
Bottom 1/2
20%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
39%
500-599
44%
400-499
8%
700-800
13%
600-699
27%
500-599
47%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
30-36
32%
24-29
33%
18-23
29%
12-17
6%
30-36
11%
24-29
48%
18-23
32%
12-17
9%
30-36
20%
24-29
41%
18-23
35%
12-17
4%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
($60 for out-of-state applicants)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline April 1 (priority deadline)
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

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,614
Declined + 2,802
Total Received 17,416

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

Financial Aid

75%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,630

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,550
Room $6,140
Board $4,556
Additional fees $100
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $20,546
Average Financial Aid - $10,630
Total with Avg. Aid $9,916

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $21,540,723
State $5,664,605
Institutional $30,912,610
Other external $1,545,914
Total $59,663,852

Non-need-based

Federal $670
State $2,931,331
Institutional $44,884,837
Other external $1,742,983
Total $49,559,821
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 OLEMISS (in-state)
F: 662 915-8155
finaid@olemiss.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Laura Diven-Brown
Director of Student Financial Aid
ldivenbr@olemiss.edu

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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

Club Sports - Men's

Badminton, Baseball, Bass Fishing, Cricket, Cycling, Disc Golf, Fencing, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Paintball, Rugby, Running, Soccer, Swimming, Squash, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Wakeboarding

Club Sports - Women's

Badminton, Equestrian Sports, Lacrosse, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Battleship, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Indoor Soccer, Inner-Tube Water Polo, Sand Volleyball, Softball, Spikeball, Table Tennis, Tennis, Wheelchair Basketball

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Athletic Directors

Ross Bjork (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Lynnette S. Johnson (women's)
Senior Associate Athletic Director/swa
email

Athletic Facts

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

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/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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Most Popular Majors

  1. General Studies
  2. Marketing
  3. Accountancy

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

23,136

total students

56%

in-state

44%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

18,737
students

Female
56%
10,466

Male
44%
8,271

19%

4,399
students

Female
58%
2,536

Male
42%
1,863

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

17,511
students

Female
56%
9,788

Male
44%
7,723

7%

1,226
students

Female
56%
678

Male
44%
548

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Student Break-down

2%
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) Required of Some
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

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
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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 Chappell
International Admissions Coordinator
662 915-7404
intladmu@olemiss.edu

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