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University of Mississippi

University, Mississippi

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University of Mississippi overview
Location University, Mississippi
Online olemiss.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Remote Town
University of Mississippi overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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The University of Mississippi, commonly known as Ole Miss, is a public research institution located in University, Mississippi, roughly an hour's drive south of Memphis, Tennessee. Established in 1848, the university sits on a large campus distinguished by its historic buildings with antebellum architecture. With a broad array of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs, Ole Miss is particularly recognized for its strong programs in Business, Accountancy, and Pharmacy. The campus houses a variety of student residence halls, providing on-campus living options for students. The university's application process is moderately selective. Alongside its academic offerings, the University of Mississippi is a member of the NCAA Division I Southeastern Conference, with notable achievements in football and baseball, and is represented by its teams known as the Rebels.

In the most recent statistical year 22,311 prospective students applied, and 21,727 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 4,465 enrolled in the school.  19,742 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,558 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $9,072 plus fees of $148. Ole Miss is ranked 329 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












Ole Miss is rated within the top 37% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

University of Mississippi overview
SAT 1030/1220
ACT 22/29
GPA 3.6

Applications Accepted

University of Mississippi overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $40

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Annual Cost to Attend

Mississippi Resident Tuition

In State Costs for University of Mississippi
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$148
Room and Board $11,490
Budget for Other Expenses$6,000
Total One Year Cost$27,910

Out of State Resident Tuition

Out of State Costs for University of Mississippi
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$148
Room and Board $11,490
Budget for Other Expenses$6,000
Total One Year Cost$45,130

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$52,700 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

60% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Mississippi students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 28%
Education 11%
Health Professions 9%
Psychology 5%
Social Sciences 5%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=176017 IPEDS survey data for University of Mississippi.

Current students may use the University of Mississippi GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.