18,737
Students
Financial aid thermometer
10,630
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
83
83%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

University of Mississippi is a University institution located in University, MS, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 128 Martindale Student Services Center
University, MS  38677
United States
Contact Ms. Martina Brewer
Associate Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@olemiss.edu
Phone: 662-915-7226
Fax: 662-915-5869

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
Hospitality Administration Checkmark
Insurance Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing Related Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Real Estate Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Elementary Education Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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Geological/geophysical Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Chinese Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Communication Sciences And Disorders Checkmark
Cytotechnology Checkmark
Dental Hygiene Checkmark
Dietetics Checkmark
Health Information/medical Records Administration Checkmark
Health Professions Related Checkmark
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, And Administration Related Checkmark
Radiologic Technology/science Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Assistant/paralegal Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Facilities Management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Policy Analysis Checkmark
Social Work Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Music Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

17,416
Applied
14,614
Accepted
18,737
Enrolled
84%
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Female Admissions

10,263
Females Applied
8,718
Females Accepted
85%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

7,153
Males Applied
5,896
Males Accepted
82%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.6
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 550 640
SAT Math 520 650
ACT Composite 25 22 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

8,190
In-state
23,454
Out-of-state
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Fees

100
Full-time student fees
10,502
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees
Alumni

Financial Aid

10,630
Avg. Financial Aid Package
13,656
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
20,297
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,522
Avg. Loan Aid
8,805
Avg. Grant Aid
8,954
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
75%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
14%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

18,737
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
44%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.37%
Black or African American 12.75%
White or Caucasian 77.84%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.29%
Asian 1.74%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.1%
Two or more races 2.24%
Other 0.04%

Gender

Male (44.14%)
Female (55.86%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 25%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Welcome Week, Grove Bowl Week/Grove Bowl Game/Spring Concert and Awards of Distinction

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
Greek sororities Checkmark
Local fraternities Checkmark
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Associated Student Body, Gospel Choir, sport clubs, Black Student Union and Student Programming Board

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
crime prevention programs

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 1A Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Riflery No No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Riflery No Checkmark Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

1,344
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,045
Part-time - 299
Male - 676
Female - 668