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University of Mississippi

University, MS, USA
3.71 Average Rating

The University of Mississippi is a 4-year public institution in northwest Mississippi and the state’s largest university by enrollment. Ole Miss encompasses 15 schools and colleges as well as the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. For students interested in arts and culture, Ole Miss is home to the University of Mississippi Museum and Rowan Oak, the former home of William Faulkner. Additionally, Ole Miss hosts Rainbow Fraternity, the first fraternity founded in the south.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
88%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision April 1, 2020

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
43%
Out-Of-State Students
56%
90%
Submitting ACT
23%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 26
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1118
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
21,883
Total Number of Undergrads
18,312
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
37%
20-39 Students
40%
40-99 Students
18%
100+ Students
3%
0
100
37%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
61%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
17:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$14,459
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$8,818
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$25,090
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$10,734
Books and Supplies
$1100

Aid & Grants

0
100
60%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
78%
Average Aid Per Year
$14,785
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
78%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,114
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$10,391

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
41%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$8,385
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$19,500
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$207
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
43%
57%
Student Organizations
444
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
Yes

Housing

0
100
27%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Rebels
School Colors
Red/Blue
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Southeastern Conference

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Memphis
Jackson
Atlanta
Nashville
Lake Dallas
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$42,700
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What Students Are Saying

3.71 Average Rating
The University of Mississippi is highly regarded within many national rankings for its many departments including their honors college. Besides the leading and competitive academics, Ole Miss boasts being ranked one of the most beautiful campus to visit. You will definitely find this upon your visit, especially if it includes a visit to the Grove during football season!
Christina from Naperville, IL
It's an amazing experience to attend the University of Mississippi. The campus is beautiful. The classes are small and personal.
Hannah from Madison, MS
The University of Mississippi is rich in tradition and academic opportunities. However they also know how to have fun which is evident on game days and in greek life. Most importantly, they have many resources to help you find a career after college.
Current Out of State Freshman