University of Mississippi

University, MS

University of Mississippi

University, MS

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Undergrad Science & Engineering Health & Medicine Transfer Business Education

Tuition & Fees

$8,828

$25,100

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
510
75th
610
25th
500
75th
32
25th
22
75th
28
25th
20
75th
30
25th
22
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

88%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,421
Declined 1,962
Total Received 16,383
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Public

19,151

undergraduate students

5,158

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 24,309
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

University of Mississippi
None
University, MS
38677-1848

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
25%
Top 1/4
52%
Top 1/2
78%
Bottom 1/2
22%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
510
75th
610
25th
500
75th
32
25th
22
75th
28
25th
20
75th
30
25th
22

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Other application fee ($60 for out-of-state applicants)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Uknown
Application deadline (priority deadline) April 1
Application deadline (final deadline) day 10 of class
School has early decision program yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Not Selective

88%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,421
Declined 1,962
Total Received 16,383

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Financial Aid

71%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$11,678

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,718
Room $6,264
Board $4,470
Additional fees $110
Books & supplies $1,100
Total $20,662
Average Financial Aid - $11,678
Total with Avg. Aid $8,984

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $23,272,165
State $5,877,101
Institutional $34,331,050
Other external $1,657,547
Total $65,137,863

Non-need-based

Federal $842
State $2,394,776
Institutional $49,006,074
Other external $1,642,780
Total $53,044,472
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

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Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Rifle
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Related Services, Other.
Accounting.
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General.
African-American/Black Studies.
Anatomy.
Anthropology, General.
Arabic Language and Literature.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biostatistics.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry, General.
Chinese Language and Literature.
Civil Engineering, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Clinical/Medical Social Work.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Community Health and Preventive Medicine.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist.
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist.
Dietetics/Dietitian.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering Science.
Engineering, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General.
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
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.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
Histologic Technology/Histotechnologist.
History, General.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Insurance.
International Relations and Affairs.
Journalism.
Legal Assistant/Paralegal.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Linguistics.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marketing, Other.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Materials Engineering.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology.
Medical Science/Scientist.
Microbiology and Immunology.
Music, General.
Neuroscience.
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist.
Nursing Practice.
Nursing Science.
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General.
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design.
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Physiology, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer.
Reading Teacher Education.
Real Estate.
Regional Studies (U.S., Canadian, Foreign).
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, Other.
Taxation.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. General Studies
  2. Marketing
  3. Accountancy

Programs Offered

  • 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

24,309

total students

44%

in-state

56%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

79%

19,151
students

Female
56%
10,802

Male
44%
8,349

21%

5,158
students

Female
59%
3,022

Male
41%
2,136

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

86%

16,532
students

Female
57%
9,402

Male
43%
7,130

14%

2,619
students

Female
54%
1,400

Male
46%
1,219

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
75%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

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
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