University of Mississippi (Ole Miss)

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University of Mississippi Student Essentials

University of Mississippi Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Ole Miss Rebels
Nickname: Ole Miss
Website: www.olemiss.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $5,790
Out-of-State Tuition: $14,796
Retention Rate: 83%
Enrollment: 15,688
Year Established: 1844

About Ole Miss

Mississippi’s primary university, The University of Mississippi in Oxford grants bachelor’s and graduate degrees in a range of professional and academic fields, and carries out some of the most important scientific research taking place in an academic institution.

University of Mississippi’s campus activities make for a vibrant student life that even appeals to local residents.

Mississippi has approximately a dozen divisions and schools, including:

*School of Business Administration
*School of Engineering
*College of Liberal Arts
*School of Law
*School of Pharmacy

Graduate students may also gain professional medical training at the Schools of Dentistry, Nursing or Medicine.

Mississippi’s research activities include the environmental, wildlife and conservation research conducted through the Sea Grant program.

Student media includes a widely circulated school newspaper and a college radio and television station. The public even benefits from some of the campus activities, such as performances held at Mississippi’s performing arts center and exhibits at the campus museum.

Students who meet certain academic requirements are automatically admitted to University of Mississippi. Financial aid may be available and is awarded, in part, based on financial need.

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Ole Miss Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 4 Reviews

50% of students gave University of Mississippi 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2016

Overall Rating

The University of Mississippi is very special to me for many reasons. First off, it does not seem like just a school, I would say it is more like family. I absolutely love seeing new faces each day, but also strengthening the relationships I have already made. Ole Miss is a home away from home. I feel very safe here and love everything that goes on. This campus has many organizations to be involved in so that no one feels left behind. It is a very friendly campus and it is nice to see smiling faces while walking to class. The football games are very memorable because the students all come together and support our football players. It is so encouraging to see the love that comes out of this school. If there is ever help needed, someone is there to help you. As long as you try your very hardest you will succeed anywhere you go, but Ole Miss is definitely the place to go!


Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating

I wish that I knew exactly what to look for in a school. The classes I needed to reach my goal on campus and online. UM does not offer enough online. My favorite professor would have to be Professor Lindsey. Though she is young and I am an adult learner she takes the time to listen to what I have to say.To sum her up with less than caring and concerned would be an injustice. The Psychology Department is my favorite department. The adviser was very helpful and went out of her way to assist me in making the best choices for my schedule. I have no secrets to tell you about getting around campus. It is just one building. I go to University of Mississippi on the Tupelo campus because it is closer for me. The study hall enhances due to the fact that if you forgot your computer in the car there is one right there in the study hall. Tupelo campus it is small so therefore you are closer. At the University campus there are better facilities but that is not to say that you would be close.


Ole Miss Map & Location

University of Mississippi
266 West Rd
University, MS 38677


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Getting Around Ole Miss

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

5/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for University, MS

Winter
Dec
54
32
Jan
51
30
Feb
56
33
Spring
Mar
65
40
Apr
74
48
May
81
59
Summer
Jun
88
67
Jul
91
70
Aug
91
69
Fall
Sep
85
61
Oct
75
49
Nov
65
41

Ole Miss Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 12,762
Freshman Class 3,373
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 15,688

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 15%
  • Caucasian: 80%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 1%
Latino 1%
African American 15%
Caucasian 80%
Asian 2%
Unknown and Other 1%

Undergraduate 81%
Graduate 19%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%
Women 58%
Men 42%
International 3%
Domestic 97%

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