University of Mississippi: Ranking & Review

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1197550
Top 4%

University of Mississippi Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate84%82%85%
Applicants17,4167,15310,263
Admissions14,6145,8968,718
Enrolled undergraduates3,6941,6122,082
Enrolled total (including graduate students)23,13610,13413,002

6,972 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

811 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores773
Percent of students submitting SAT scores21%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
595
Math
585

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores3,280
Percent of students submitting ACT scores89%
ACT Composite
25
ACT English
26
ACT Math
24

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $40. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

University of Mississippi Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$24,822$40,086
Off-campus$24,822$40,086
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,502 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Mississippi provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 5,499 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$8,190$23,454
Fees for full-time undergraduates$110$110
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$341$977
Tuition for Full-time graduates$8,190$23,454
Fees for full-time graduates$110$110
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$455$1,303

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs7112563741,341
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1,04719061,243
Education26821315496
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs28926315
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities265265
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1716923263
Engineering191379237
Psychology194612212
Social Sciences167232192
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service15421175
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies160103173
Public Administration and Social Service Professions155155
Legal Professions and Studies152121138
English Language and Literature & Letters7913294
Visual and Performing Arts7912293
Physical Sciences625774
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services6262
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics322254
History393446
Mathematics and Statistics214631
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies31215
Philosophy and Religious Studies8614
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences1212
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Grand Total4,1729425865,700

A total of 4,172 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Mississippi.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,528 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate60%54%65%
  • Full-time retention rate - 85%
  • Part-time retention rate - 66%

General info

Alternative namesOle Miss
Founded1848
MottoPro scientia et sapientia
For Science and Wisdom
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsharvard crimson, yale blue
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff11,911
Instructional FTE1,929
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websiteolemiss.edu
AddressOxford, Mississippi
University, Mississippi, 38677-1848
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Remote
City population10,000 - 50,000
Phone6629157211
Fax+1 (662) 915 7010

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