University of Mississippi
University, MS, USA

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University of Mississippi
3.65 Average Rating

Alison from Utica, MS

accepted here and planning to attend soon
8 people found this review useful
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Will learn a lot
If you try hard and keep up with your course work you will be fine. Some teachers are great; others can be kind of boring.
Will enjoy being here
There are a ton of opportunities to get involved and a ton of different organizations to join.
Bang for the buck
I have received enough scholarships to cover everything.
Tips for prospective students
Get involved and meet people. Academics are important, but you need a full college experience and Ole Miss will provide that if you want it.
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Eric from South Plainfield, NJ

a current student here
7 people found this review useful
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Am learning a lot
Professors are great and you will do fine as long as you go to classes.
Am enjoying being here
The campus is beautiful and the people are all very friendly. There is always so much to do between the football games and tailgate in the grove to going to frat parties or just hanging out in Oxford Square
Bang for the buck
Living in Oxford is so much cheaper than living in New Jersey. You can do a lot of things for very little money.
Tips for prospective students
If you aren't from the South, be open minded. There is nothing better than going to a big Southern school for college. Ole Miss has a sense of tradition that I know I wouldn't have gotten in a East Coast school.
Great for these types of students
Students who like to be busy and meet a wide variety of people from all over the country.
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Christina from Naperville, IL

a current student here
4 people found this review useful
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In three sentences
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!
Tips for prospective students
Being a southern school, you may wish to dress to impress. The people here are just as beautiful as the surroundings. Everyone here loves to be involved and is always working to improve the campus, the community and each other.
What to do for fun
Attend a game and support your Rebels, Hotty Toddy! There is always something going on and someone to invite you along.
Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus
You will find it hard to leave the Grove when its game time, but follow the Walk of Champions to Vaught Hemmingway in time for kick off. The Grove has been ranked the best place to tailgate in college several years in a row, and you will be blessed to call it your home if you become a Rebel.
Greek Life
The Greek Life at Ole Miss is extremely supportive of each other, the University and the community with tons of philanthropic events throughout the year. This is common of the whole school in general, though. It has been a blessing to join my favorite sorority and I'm still best friends with the girls who chose other houses for themselves.
Campus Safety
#1 safest school in the SEC
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Katherine from Oxford, MS

a current student here
4 people found this review useful
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Am learning a lot
Ole Miss has a lot to offer, and their advanced courses are difficult but interesting. They will definitely push you.
Am enjoying being here
The Ole Miss campus is beautiful. There is not too much to do, but if you're mostly studying, there are plenty of things to fill your free time with.
Bang for the buck
Ole Miss is a little expensive, but it gives you the best of both worlds as they say. It's a big school and a small school put into one.
Tips for prospective students
Although some people go to Ole Miss to party, it is a serious school. They have an excellent pharmacy, pre-med, and law school to start. You should be prepared to work but know that you need to have some fun sometimes, and people will most definitely help you have fun.
Great for these types of students
Serious, hard-working, dedicated
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Hannah from Madison, MS

a current student here
3 people found this review useful
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In three sentences
It's an amazing experience to attend the University of Mississippi. The campus is beautiful. The classes are small and personal.
Tips for prospective students
Be prepared to work hard and get insane rewards. School may be tough but the times in the Grove and the Square are totally worth it. But you just have to make sure to stay focused on why you're there.
Academic Rigor
There are easy classes, and there are hard classes. Some of my 101 classes have been the hardest I have ever taken, while others are a breeze. There is a good balance were every class teaches you what you need to know, and their rigor reflects that.
Dorm Life
The dorm life is truly a community. I've made so many friends that I know I can count on whenever i need to study or talk to. It's an experience I recommend everyone to experience.
Food and Dining
There is a variety of food around campus. All of it is delicious and has options for all types of palettes.
What to do for fun
There is the square where there are always things to do. There is also always something to do around campus.
Bang for the buck
There so much to do and everyone is so welcoming. I can't imagine going anywhere else to school.
Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus
There is the freshmen bucket list that everyone has to experience that has so many traditions like sneaking into the football field and seeing the doorknob to the universe.
Great for these types of students
Anyone who loves a beautiful campus, welcoming student body, and amazing place to live and go to school.
Clubs and Activities
There are clubs for everyone in every major to take part in and enjoy. There are academic clubs I enjoy and take part in, as well as clubs for people with common interests that I have made tons of friends in.
Greek Life
Greek life is amazing. There are tons of events to attend and everyone is accepted as they are.
Campus Safety
Campus is incredibly safe. There has never been anytime that I have felt unsafe and even if I had I know I can simply walk over to one of the many blue call boxes and have someone there almost immediately.
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Current Out of State Freshman

a current student here
3 people found this review useful
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In three sentences
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.
Tips for prospective students
Before you apply visit, if possible on a game weekend. Not only will you see a majority of the student body, but also a majority of the alumni. You'll see the traditions that the campus thrives of us and get to experience an amazing atmosphere. Make sure to wear Sunday's Best!
Academic Rigor
In all honesty, it depends on your major. Sure there are some majors that aren't known to be as rigorous as others. But every degree from here can get you a job.
Dorm Life
In all honesty, anywhere you go dorms will be dorms. They're what you make out of them. At Ole Miss unless you're in the residential college, only freshman stay in dorms. And besides the honors dorms, they're not co-ed.
Food and Dining
The food's actually pretty good. I didn't give it 5 stars because the lack of places. There's basically a food court and two dining halls, which isn't always enough for the large student population.
What to do for fun
There's something for everyone. There's intramural sports, greek life, gamers club, just to name a few. The night life in Oxford is good on the square and for sure at the fraternity parties. However there's also plenty to do if partying is not your scene.
Bang for the buck
For the education you're receiving, the price is not bad at all. The University of Mississippi is very generous with scholarships, which makes it affordable for out of state students as well.
Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus
The Bucketlist
Game Day
Walk of Champions
Great for these types of students
Basically anyone can succeed here, in my opinion. You can make it small or big, depending on how you choose to network.
Clubs and Activities
There's a wide variety, I know friends that enjoy the gamers club, and other's that love the intramural sports. There's a bit of everything.
Greek Life
The University of Mississippi is known to have some of the best Greek Life in the country. Going through recruitment is a bit stressful, but the ultimate result is worth it. I would look into going through recruitment because as a freshman at times, it does seem really important. However there is also a good chunk of campus not involved in Greek Life.
Campus Safety
I have never once had a problem with safety on campus. I go for walks at night and never feel threatened. The campus and town are very safe.
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Mary from Shreveport, LA

researching this school
41 people found this review useful
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Will learn a lot
if you want it, in some way, ole miss offers it. there's nothing ole miss cant teach you
Will enjoy being here
oxford is a small town with big city life. The people are friendly, it's a clean city, and it's a football town. The town supports the school, and everyone loves the Rebels. It truly isan amazing place
Bang for the buck
Whatever it is, if you're in-state, or out of state like myself, Ole Miss is worth it. It has everything you could want.
Tips for prospective students
VISIT CAMPUS. i was not a fan before i actually went to campus. i have visited Baylor, Arkansas, Texas, LSU, and ULL, and no where gives me the warm-fuzzies like Ole Miss. its different than anywhere you can ever go.
Great for these types of students
looking for a small school education, and a big school weekend atmosphere. the student teacher ratio, 17:1, is the size of Rhodes or Vanderbilt. The Grove on game day is the #1 place to tailgate, and you cant get that anywhere else. go visit! go rebs!
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Elizabeth from Oxford, MS

a current student here
19 people found this review useful
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Am learning a lot
Wow! My first year at the University of Mississippi has been a blast!! I can't hardly believe my last final will be tomorrow! I have learned so much! From my EDHE class, to my Biology! Even things I thought I already knew have been broadened; just be being apart of the diverse group of individuals, that make up The University of Mississippi.
Am enjoying being here
From ASB elections, daily polls at the union, campus events (like the black and white ball), Raves at the library, Ford Center performances, Grovin' in the University Grove on game day, FOOTBALL games with previously No. 4 Ranked Ole Miss team, and just the campus, it is a blast! Ole Miss is the perfect place to be! Come be apart!
Bang for the buck
Oh yes! Ole Miss is one of the most ecnomical state universities in the US. Definitely consider The University of Mississippi for that. All of my teachers have gone out of their way to be certain that I was gaining, and was equipped with all of the tools and information I needed to make my learning experience the best possible.
Tips for prospective students
Don't be afraid to ask you teachers questions, thats what they are their for, but that goes for every university.

For Ole Miss, be apart! Get out there! Go to football games! Drag a friend along, even if you didn't finish your home work. All ways make time to see them rebels play!

Also, consider going greek and joining a panhellenic fraternity or sorrority! Ole Miss has some of the most acclaimed greek societies in the country!
Great for these types of students
The University of Mississippi is a unique, close-knit environment. It is a small campus, so everything is nearby. Even if your late for class, it will only be 2 minutes late!

Don't underestimate the campus though. It has ALOT to offer. They have squeezed SO much important useful things in the small acreage is rests upon, it will take you your entire 4 years to discover what all it has to offer... and then some!
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Megan from Houston, TX

a current student here
14 people found this review useful
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Am learning a lot
Ole Miss is considered the Harvard of the South, and it's no joke. It may be easy to get into the school, but it's not super easy to stay in. You definitely have to do the work and plan on learning to time manage and avoid procrastinating!
Am enjoying being here
Oxford is an AMAZING town. The food is great, there are many local boutiques to shop at, and the night life is unbeatable.
Bang for the buck
At Ole Miss, you get a top-notch education at an extremely low price. Additionally, they're very generous with scholarships as long as you take the time to apply. Even as an out of state student, I'm paying way less to attend school here than I would at many of my in-state universities.
Tips for prospective students
Even if you're just a tiny bit interested in Ole Miss, TAKE A VISIT. Many people will say that just one time on the campus and in Oxford was what made them decide to attend school here. Also, apply for the Honors College! It's a huge perk because you get priority registration for classes. You also get many opportunities to make connections with future potential employers.
Great for these types of students
Involved, social, outgoing, interested in Greek life, focused, hard workers
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Kristen from Ridgeland, MS

a current student here
12 people found this review useful
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Am learning a lot
Ole Miss has offered me an experience of a lifetime. The Honors College is ranked very highly nationwide as well as the Lott Leadership Institute and Croft Institute. Every class is designed to allow a student to learn as much as possible and the professors are very welcoming and act as though they want their students to do their best. It is very likely that a student who goes to Ole Miss will be very happy with their academic opportunities.
Am enjoying being here
Ole Miss is an amazing university to attend. Even the city of Oxford opens many great experiences for a college student to enjoy. Everyone I have met around campus and in town have been very friendly and welcoming. The campus is absolutely beautiful and everything is easily accessible. The Student Programming Board entertains with movies every month and there is always something to do on campus. Whether you have a car or not does not matter because the university buses travel the entire town and make living on or off campus enjoyable as well.
Bang for the buck
The University of Mississippi is a university surrounded by success. Whether through the alumni or current students, Ole Miss is represented by outstanding people. It is because Ole Miss has so much to offer academically and through activities that it is worth the cost. Although it is not as expensive as most, Ole Miss definitely is worth every penny.
Tips for prospective students
Anyone who is looking to go to Ole Miss needs to get involved. Ole Miss has so much to offer and getting involved helps make the experience that much more amazing. Getting involved includes but is not limited to student organizations, it also involves talking to professors. The professors here are always willing to help and introducing yourself allows them to recognize you and notice that you are serious about your education and are wanting to get the most out of your education.
Great for these types of students
Ole Miss is a great university for all types of students. If you are looking to get a top of the line education, you can find it here. Ole Miss is known as the Harvard of the South for a reason. If you are looking to have some fun while in college, Ole Miss offers that too. Whether it is participating in student organizations, Greek life, or nights on the town, Ole Miss is the place for you.
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