College Profile: University of Mississippi
The University of Mississippi is a public, comprehensive, research institution that exists to enhance the educational, economic, healthcare, social and cultural foundations of the state, region, and nation. As the oldest public institution of higher learning in the state and as a Carnegie Research University (high research activity), the institution’s primary functions are the creation, dissemination, and application of knowledge through a variety of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs and public service activities. The University's main campus at Oxford emphasizes a traditional, residential educational experience, with a central College of Liberal Arts and professional schools of Accountancy, Applied Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Law, and Pharmacy. Through its breadth of academic and research programs and its strong liberal arts tradition, the Oxford campus serves the educational needs of the entire state and also attracts a high percentage of out-of-state students. The University's regional campuses in Tupelo and Southaven emphasize professional offerings and serve adult and traditional learners in North Mississippi. The University Medical Center in Jackson includes the University Hospitals and Clinics as well as Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Health Related Professions, Dentistry, and Graduate Studies.
The University educates students to assume leadership roles in the state, nation, and world through its nationally recognized programs of undergraduate, graduate, and professional study. Its teaching, research, and service missions are characterized by equal access and equal opportunity to all who qualify.
662-915-7175 (financial aid)
||Public, 4-year or above|
||20,000 and above|
|Title IV Eligibility
||Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs|
College Student Services Offered
||Academic/career counseling service|
||Employment services for students||Yes
||Placement services for completers|
||On-campus day care for students' children||
College Special Learning Opportunities
||Distance learning opportunities|
||ROTC: Air Force||
Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
University of Mississippi Website
Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
|Open admission policy
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||Student Body Size||Yes
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College Levels Offered
||Less than one year certificate||No
||One but less than two years certificate|
||Two but less than 4 years certificate|
All Academic Programs
- Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies.
- Business Administration and Management, General.
- Educational Psychology.
- Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
- Civil Engineering, General.
- Business/Managerial Economics.
- Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
- Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
- Creative Writing.
- Chemical Engineering.
- Geology/Earth Science, General.
- Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other.
- Computer and Information Sciences, General.
- Psychology, General.
- Forensic Science and Technology.
- Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
- Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
- Art Teacher Education.
- Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
- Economics, General.
- Social Studies Teacher Education.
- Visual and Performing Arts, General.
- Natural Products Chemistry and Pharmacognosy (MS, PhD).
- Curriculum and Instruction.
- Pharmaceutics and Drug Design (MS, PhD).
- Legal Assistant/Paralegal.
- Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General.
- Engineering, General.
- Spanish Language and Literature.
- Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
- Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other.
- Social Work.
- English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
- International Relations and Affairs.
- Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management.
- Special Education and Teaching, General.
- Law (LL.
- German Language and Literature.
- Chemistry, General.
- Mechanical Engineering.
- Business/Commerce, General.
- Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry (MS, PhD).
- Court Reporting/Court Reporter.
- Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
- Music, General.
- Pharmacy (PharmD [USA], PharmD or BS/BPharm [Canada]).
- Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs (MS, PhD).
- Foreign Language Teacher Education.
- Management Information Systems, General.
- Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other.
- Secondary Education and Teaching.
- Engineering Science.
- Geological/Geophysical Engineering.
- Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
- International Business/Trade/Commerce.
- Education, General.
- Elementary Education and Teaching.
- Mathematics Teacher Education.
- Area Studies, Other.
- Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering.
- Mathematics, General.
- Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
- Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General.
- Kinesiology and Exercise Science.
- Real Estate.
- Political Science and Government, General.
- French Language and Literature.
- Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
- Physics, General.
- English Language and Literature, General.
- Finance, General.
- History, General.
- Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
- Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other.
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