University of Mississippi

University, MS

University of Mississippi

University, MS

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Tuition & Fees

$8,828

$25,100

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%
300-399
1%
700-800
13%
600-699
27%
500-599
47%
400-499
12%
30-36
20%
24-29
40%
18-23
36%
12-17
4%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

88%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,325
Declined 1,928
Total Received 16,253
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Public

17,150

undergraduate students

4,467

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 21,617
Established in 1844
Coeducational Coeducational

3,684 acre main campus in Oxford (population: 23,639), 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).

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Memphis
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Memphis International

University of Mississippi
None
University, MS
38677-1848

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Chi Alpha
  • American Medical Student Association
  • UM American Medical Women's Association
  • Chi Omega Sorority
  • Delta Delta Delta Sorority

Top Events

  • Ole Miss Big Event
  • Everybody's formal
  • SAA Concerts (Grove/Double Decker Festival)

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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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • LiveSafe App, security guards for dorms, security cameras for dorms, parking garages/lots; license plate recognition devices

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
25%
Top 1/4
49%
Top 1/2
76%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
39%
500-599
44%
400-499
8%
300-399
1%
700-800
13%
600-699
27%
500-599
47%
400-499
12%
30-36
20%
24-29
40%
18-23
36%
12-17
4%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $40
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.6

Not Selective

88%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,325
Declined 1,928
Total Received 16,253

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Considered

character/personal qualities
class rank
talent/ability

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 52
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

86%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,165

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,718
Room & board $10,734
Additional fees $110
Books & supplies $1,100
Other fees $2,500
Total $23,162
Average Financial Aid - $5,165
Total with Avg. Aid $17,997

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Tuition waiver for children of alumni yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Riflery
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
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 Sports Men

Archery, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Equestrian sports, Football, Golf, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo

Intramural Sports Women

Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Equestrian sports, Golf, Lacrosse, Rugby, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
African-American/Black Studies
Anthropology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Chinese Language and Literature
Civil Engineering, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Dietetics/Dietitian
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Geological/Geophysical Engineering
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Insurance
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Linguistics
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Music, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Policy Analysis, General
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Real Estate
Regional Studies (U.S., Canadian, Foreign)
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

21,617

total students

56%

in-state

44%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

79%

17,150
students

Female
56%
9,687

Male
44%
7,463

21%

4,467
students

Female
59%
2,624

Male
41%
1,843

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

15,902
students

Female
57%
9,049

Male
43%
6,853

8%

1,248
students

Female
52%
638

Male
48%
610

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 87%
Student 4 year graduation rate 46%
Student 5 year graduation rate 17%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
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

1,268

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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