The University of Mississippi, founded in 1844, is a comprehensive, public institution. It is of a modest size but has comprehensive academic and student life offerings and is located in Oxford, a town widely acknowledged as one of the country''s best college towns. The area is easygoing but surprisingly urbane, with an active arts and music scene. Programs are offered through the College of Liberal Arts, the Law and Medical Centers, and the Schools of Accountancy, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, and Pharmacy. Its 2,500-acre campus is located 70 miles southeast of Memphis.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
17,302
Undergraduates
7,527
Men - 43.5%
10,001
Women - 57.8%
4,998
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
97% of 22,311 applicants were admitted
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
564 average
SAT EBRW
571 average
ACT Composite
25 average
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $27,910
Out-of-state: $45,130
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,220
Out-of-state: $26,440
Room and Board
$11,490
Average Percent of Need Met
74%
Average Freshman Award
$15,503
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$33,582
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
243
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
15%
10-19
26%
20-29
29%
30-39
7%
40-49
6%
50-99
13%
Over 100
4%
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University Population
4,202
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Memphis
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
30% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Colonel Rebel
Sororities
70% of women participate
Fraternities
49% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.3%
Asian
2%
Black/African-American
10.9%
Hispanic/Latino
5%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
2.5%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
79.1%
Unknown
0%
International Students
1.0% from 57 countries
First-Year Students Returning
89.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
54.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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