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University of Mississippi is a public institution located in University, Mississippi. University is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

652 Undergraduate Degrees
608 Graduate Degrees
$32,617 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
84% Acceptance Rate

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University of Mississippi Rankings

Ole Miss is ranked #1 out of 14 schools in Mississippi.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Ole Miss has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
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Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Ole Miss.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#10 Most Popular Communication Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Most Popular Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Most Popular Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#81 Most Popular Allied Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#113 Most Popular Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Ole Miss has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#2 Highest Paid Other Health Professions Graduates College Factual

Where Is University of Mississippi?

Location of University of Mississippi

Contact details for Ole Miss are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Oxford, Mississippi, University, MS 38677-1848
Phone: 662-915-7211

How Do I Get Into Ole Miss?

You can apply to Ole Miss online at:

Admission Requirements for Ole Miss

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Ole Miss?

84% Acceptance Rate
60% Of Accepted Are Women
21% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at University of Mississippi is 84%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 40% of accepted students are men and 60% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 82%, and the acceptance rate for women is 85%.

Average Test Scores

About 21% of students accepted to Ole Miss submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 550 and 640. Math scores were between 520 and 650.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Mississippi  ( 550 to 640 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Mississippi  ( 520 to 650 )
Ole Miss received ACT scores from 89% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 22 and 30. Math scores were between 21 and 27. Composite scores were between 22 and 29.

ACT English Scores for University of Mississippi  ( 22 to 30 )
ACT Math Scores for University of Mississippi  ( 21 to 27 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of Mississippi  ( 22 to 29 )

Can I Afford University of Mississippi?

$32,617 Net Price
41% Take Out Loans
7.5% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Ole Miss is $32,617. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Ole Miss, approximately 41% of students took out student loans averaging $8,672 a year. That adds up to $34,688 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Ole Miss is 7.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

University of Mississippi Undergraduate Student Diversity

15,902 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 17,150 undergraduate students at Ole Miss, with 15,902 being full-time and 1,248 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Ole Miss

There are also 4,467 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 15,902 full-time undergraduates at Ole Miss, 43% are male and 57% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Ole Miss

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Mississippi students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Ole Miss Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 307
Black or African American 1,915
Hispanic or Latino 596
White 12,253
International Students 382
Other Races/Ethnicities 449

Geographic Diversity

Mississippi students aren't the only ones who study at University of Mississippi. At this time, 45 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 79 countries are represented at Ole Miss. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Nepal.

Online Learning at University of Mississippi

991 Took All Classes Online
7,464 Took At Least One Class Online
1.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 9 master’s degree programs available online at Ole Miss. In 2017-2018, 7,464 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Ole Miss has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 17th most popular in Mississippi for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Ole Miss

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Mississippi was 1.2%. This is the #1,731 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Ole Miss regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Ole Miss ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Ole Miss.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Laboratory Sciences & Medical Technology #21
Radiologic Technology #23
Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing #24
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist #28
Other Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences #29
Other Health Professions #29
Dental Support Services #34
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science #35
Health Information Management #36
Allied Health Professions #91
Health Care Management #136
Health & Medical Administrative Services #307
Nursing #439

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Mississippi Healthcare Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 259 0 0 0 259
Pharmaceutical Sciences 114 0 29 13 156
Medicine 0 0 0 147 147
General Communication Sciences & Disorders 121 0 0 0 121
Pharmacy 0 0 0 115 115
Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 0 0 92 0 92
Dietetics/Dietitian 58 0 0 0 58
Physical Therapy/Therapist 0 0 0 46 46
Occupational Therapy/Therapist 0 0 40 0 40
Radiologic Technology 36 0 0 0 36
Speech Pathology & Audiology 0 0 33 0 33
Dentistry 0 0 0 30 30
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 25 0 0 0 25
Health Care Management 0 0 9 9 18
Other Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences 18 0 0 0 18
Laboratory Sciences & Medical Technology 14 0 0 0 14
Nursing Practice 0 0 0 12 12
Health Information Management 6 0 3 0 9
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing 0 9 0 0 9
Clinical/Medical Social Work 0 0 8 0 8
Medical Scientist 0 0 5 0 5
Nursing Science 0 0 0 3 3
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology/Technician 0 0 2 0 2
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist 0 0 2 0 2
Histologic Technology/Histotechnologist 1 0 0 0 1
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design 0 0 0 1 1
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist 0 0 0 0 0
Other Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 652 9 223 376 1,260


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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