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Rating

Public

Type

25,133

Students

$24,990

Tuition

88%

Acceptance

#219

Ranking

Remote Town

Campus Setting

University, MS

Oxford, Mississippi, University, MS 38677-1848

University of Mississippi is a very large public university located in University, MS ranked 4thin Mississippi. It has a total of 20,114 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting faintly above seven in every eight applicants. University of Mississippi offers 178 different majors and is best known for its forensic chemistry, general studies, and geological engineering programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 5th, and 6th respectively). With a tuition cost of $8,718 for in-state students and $24,990 for those from out-of-state, University of Mississippi is reasonably pricey. 53.32% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor force. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $42,700 per year, which is 3% above the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$25,100/Year
Above Average

University of Mississippi

$25,100

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$42,034/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$30,785/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

88%Acceptance
Not Very Selective

University of Mississippi

88%

National

69%
Sat

1020 - 1250

26% of students submit

Admissions Yield

23%

ACT

20 - 27

85% of students submit

Application Website

www.olemiss.edu/applynow

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$60

Students

20,114Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

3,399

Part-Time

21
Male

44%

In-state

83%

Female

56%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

7%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
7% General Studies7% Accounting5% Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia81% Others

7% General Studies

7% Accounting

5% Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

81% Others

General Studies

7%

421 Graduates

Accounting

7%

410 Graduates

Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

5%

281 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

5%

259 Graduates

Psychology, General

4%

255 Graduates

Finance, General

4%

246 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

4%

238 Graduates

Marketing/Marketing Management, General

3%

199 Graduates

Academics

B-
Professors
StudentsProfessors16:116:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

16

Number of Library Books

1,279,047

Academic Spend per Student

$14,658

Full-time Retention Rate

85%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$35,100/Year

University of Mississippi

$35,100

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$35,100

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$42,700

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

53%