University of Mississippi: Ranking & Review

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University Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 195 549
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

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

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

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 Programs 711 256 374 1,341
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1,047 190 6 1,243
Education 268 213 15 496
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 289 26 315
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 265 265
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 171 69 23 263
Engineering 191 37 9 237
Psychology 194 6 12 212
Social Sciences 167 23 2 192
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 154 21 175
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 160 10 3 173
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 155 155
Legal Professions and Studies 15 2 121 138
English Language and Literature & Letters 79 13 2 94
Visual and Performing Arts 79 12 2 93
Physical Sciences 62 5 7 74
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 62 62
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 32 22 54
History 39 3 4 46
Mathematics and Statistics 21 4 6 31
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 3 12 15
Philosophy and Religious Studies 8 6 14
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 12 12
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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