University of Mississippi

country rank  200
world rank  527

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University Overview

Founded in 1848, University of Mississippi is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of University (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Mississippi. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, University of Mississippi is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Mississippi offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 171 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1848
Motto Pro scientia et sapientia
For Science and Wisdom
Colours Harvard crimson and Yale blue

University Location

Address Oxford Mississippi
University (population range: 10,000-49,999)
38677-1848 Mississippi
United States
T +1 (662) 915 7211
F +1 (662) 915 7010

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 145 Martindale
University 38677-1848
+1 (662) 9157226
800 653 6477

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Association for Leisure and Recreation (AALR), Council on Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning (MIHL)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019