University of Mississippi Rankings

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In the World#533 of 14178
In North America#207 of 2629
In the United States#183 of 2528
In Mississippi#2 of 18
In University#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
88%
Average SAT
1135
Average ACT
25
Aid receiving
86%
Undergraduates
17,150
Graduates
4,467
Male:Female Ratio
43:57
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

University of Mississippi Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate88%86%90%
Applicants16,2536,5029,751
Admissions14,3255,5698,756
Freshmen enrolled full time3,2241,3571,867
Freshmen enrolled part time835

7,458 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

787 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
853 or 26%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1020
or below

75% of them
had 1250
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in University of Mississippi are 1020-1250 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
2,753 or 85%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 21
or below

75% of them
had 29
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in University of Mississippi are 21-29 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White16251 (75%)
Black or African American2676 (12%)
Nonresident Alien822 (4%)
Hispanic787 (4%)
Two or more races499 (2%)
Asian496 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native26 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander17 (0.1%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown11 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$11,755
Students receiving aid
86%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$8,718$8,718
Tuition in-state$8,718$8,718
Tuition out-of-state$24,990$24,989
Fee in-district$110$110
Fee in-state$110$110
Fee out-of-state$110$110

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity5,106
Combined charge for room and board$10,734
Room charge$6,264
Meal charge$4,470

University of Mississippi Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
General Studies421
Accounting2931152
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia281
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse259
Psychology, General2351010
Finance, General246
Business Administration and Management, General1448311
Marketing & Marketing Management, General199
Kinesiology and Exercise Science18415
Elementary Education and Teaching159
Pharmaceutical Sciences1142913
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration1429
Medicine147
Biology & Biological Sciences, General13154
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General121
Social Work119
Pharmacy115
Law108
Journalism944
Political Science and Government, General9053
Business & Commerce, General95
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin92
Curriculum and Instruction84
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other74
English Language and Literature, General6326
Computer and Information Sciences, General69
Mechanical Engineering66
Hospitality Administration & Management, General63
Marketing, Other61
Public Policy Analysis, General61
Dietetics & Dietitian58
History, General4665
Education, General54
Engineering Science3617
Biochemistry492
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration442
Physical Therapy & Therapist46
Chemistry, General29511
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services401
Occupational Therapy & Therapist40
Chemical Engineering39
Educational Leadership and Administration, General38
Civil Engineering, General37
Fine & Studio Arts, General342
Music, General18144
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer36
Real Estate35
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist33
Insurance32
Dentistry30
Geological & Geophysical Engineering29
International Relations and Affairs29
Management Information Systems, General29
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General26
Mathematics, General1861
Dental Hygiene & Hygienist25
Engineering, General22
Economics, General1471
Physics, General696
English & Language Arts Teacher Education20
Business & Managerial Economics19
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other18
Electrical and Electronics Engineering18
Forensic Chemistry18
Health & Health Care Administration & Management99
Social Studies Teacher Education17
Legal Studies, General17
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other17
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General16
Sociology114
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist14
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication14
Spanish Language and Literature13
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General12
Nursing Practice12
Regional Studies (U.S., Canadian, Foreign)110
Chinese Language and Literature11
Early Childhood Education and Teaching11
Creative Writing11
Special Education and Teaching, General10
Mathematics Teacher Education10
Geology & Earth Science, General10
Health Information & Medical Records Administration & Administrator63
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General9
Philosophy72
Anthropology54
Taxation9
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies8
Linguistics8
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, Other8
Clinical & Medical Social Work8
Accounting and Related Services, Other7
Religion & Religious Studies6
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education5
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies5
Medical Scientist5
Art History, Criticism and Conservation3
Biostatistics3
Neuroscience3
Nursing Science3
Anatomy3
Physiology, General3
Nuclear Medical Technology & Technologist2
Materials Engineering11
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology & Technician2
Microbiology and Immunology2
African-American & Black Studies1
Arabic Language and Literature1
Histologic Technology & Histotechnologist1
French Language and Literature1
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management1
Pathology & Experimental Pathology1
Advanced Legal Research & Studies, General1
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design1
Grand Total4,610937642
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate66%60%71%
  • Full-time retention rate - 87%
  • Part-time retention rate - 43%

Publications & Citations

Publications
24,294
Citations
1,022,266

Publication count by topic

Medicine
4,991
Chemistry
3,586
Biology
2,560
Physics
2,118
Psychology
2,031
Computer science
1,056
Materials science
949
Mathematics
912
Business
708
Political science
700
Economics
624
Sociology
503
Engineering
460
Geology
322
Environmental science
262
History
236
Geography
185
Art
177
Philosophy
95

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art505,590
Business22534,219
Physics297126,950
Medicine327240,892
Sociology34317,896
Political science3486,800
Psychology37682,676
Economics41818,388
History457581
Chemistry53788,846
Biology562119,822
Geology5768,730
Philosophy732261
Mathematics84012,809
Environmental science8445,885
Engineering8507,319
Computer science94614,190
Materials science100817,283
Geography10101,924

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19902071896
19911962166
19922152201
19932342511
19942892677
19952563039
19962803444
19972944081
19982894970
19993755680
20003436486
20013837612
20023869638
200352411495
200458013834
200566317259
200668620204
200769123307
200880027427
200982231495
201085634899
201190540471
201291547620
2013102452811
2014102954640
2015112657213
2016110057562
2017108358301
2018111356999
2019117564849
2020120767893

General info

Alternative namesOle Miss
Founded1848
WikipediaUniversity of Mississippi
MottoPro scientia et sapientia
For Science and Wisdom
Colorsharvard crimson, yale blue
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff12,535
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

AddressOxford, Mississippi
University, Mississippi, 38677-1848
United States
City population4,000
Phone6629157211
Fax+1 (662) 915 7010

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