University of Mississippi: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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University of Mississippi is a large four-year, public school with 23,215 students enrolled. This college was established in 1848 and is the only school located in University, Mississippi.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
113
Good
University of Mississippi will give you the opportunity to obtain a bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

University of Mississippi implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 113 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical, Education, Accounting and Finance, Nursing, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
87%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at University of Mississippi is high at 87% (well above Mississippi average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at University of Mississippi is average - 61%.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Mississippi is reasonably decent, 18:1. Read more about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$20,700
High
Average tuition costs are high, $20,600 a year. The additional fees at University of Mississippi beyond tuition are roughly $100; which comes to a total of $20,700 a year.

Read the details about University of Mississippi additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
79%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 18,059 applications were submitted and 14,217 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

This school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at University of Mississippi in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,700
Medium
University of Mississippi offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of Mississippi, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
University of Mississippi offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 5,600 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable -- roughly $5,700 per year.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at University of Mississippi. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, University of Mississippi seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

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Post Address: University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi, University, Mississippi 38677-1848, USA
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