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University of Mississippi

University, Mississippi

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University of Mississippi

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About University of Mississippi

The University of Mississippi (colloquially known as Ole Miss) is an American public research university located in Oxford, Mississippi. It is the state of Mississippi's flagship and largest university, with a total enrollment of 24,250 in fall 2016. It is both a sea-grant and space-grant institution and is classified as an "R1: Doctoral University — Highest Research Activity". Across all its campuses, it comprises approximately 2,200 faculty members, 10,600 staff members, and 24,000 students, and has a total budget of roughly $2 billion. About 55 percent of its undergraduates and 60 percent overall come from Mississippi, and 23 percent are minorities; international students come from 90 nations.

Location

Located in University, Mississippi.

Oxford, Mississippi, University, MS, 38677-1848, Lafayette County

University of Mississippi Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2020 Best Colleges in America

#205 of 6828

2020 Best Colleges in Mississippi

#2 of 59

2020 Best Public Colleges in Mississippi

#2 of 25

Most Popular Majors

Out of 24 majors categories at University of Mississippi, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from University of Mississippi within four or six years.

Graduate in 4 years
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Notable Alumni