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IPEDS ID: 176017
OPE ID: 00244000
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University of Mississippi
Oxford, Mississippi, University, Mississippi 38677-1848
General information:  (662) 915-7211
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  Town: Remote
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  19,431 (16,677 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  19 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Research Universities (high research activity)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or lessView note
The actual percentage of students registered with Student Disability Services is 3.42%. A total of 550 students.
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Study abroad
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2013Full timePart time
Total faculty812176
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-1,163
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
Tuition and fees
Books and supplies$1,200$1,200$1,200$1,2000.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$8,158$8,390$9,200$9,5664.0%
Off Campus
Room and board$8,158$8,390$9,200$9,5664.0%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
On Campus$19,210$19,852$21,526$22,4444.3%
Off Campus$19,210$19,852$21,526$22,4444.3%
Off Campus with Family$11,052$11,462$12,326$12,8784.5%
On Campus$27,664$28,858$31,510$33,4126.0%
Off Campus$27,664$28,858$31,510$33,4126.0%
Off Campus with Family$19,506$20,468$22,310$23,8466.9%
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  • The estimated price does not include room and board, books and supplies, &c. (where applicable) and is based on previous years' tuition and fees data. Tuition and fees may vary by program. Please contact this institution for detailed price information.
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2013-2014
In-state tuition$6,660
In-state fees$100
Out-of-state tuition$17,628
Out-of-state fees$100
Alternative Tuition Plans
  • No alternative tuition plans are offered by this institution.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2012-2013
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid12,77083%————
Grant or scholarship aid2,44073%$17,716,096$7,261
Federal grants85726%$4,052,254$4,728
Pell grants85726%$3,855,394$4,499
Other federal grants2016%$196,860$979
State/local government grant or scholarships93228%$1,265,284$1,358
Institutional grants or scholarships1,89557%$12,398,558$6,543
Student loan aid1,55246%$11,827,032$7,621
Federal student loans1,52145%$9,479,173$6,232
Other student loans1795%$2,347,859$13,117
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid110,85168%$77,298,490$7,124
Pell grants4,77830%$20,581,940$4,308
Federal student loans7,42746%$53,739,109$7,236
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price$12,516$12,640$14,409
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2010-20112011-20122012-2013
$0 – $30,000$8,987$9,512$10,647
$30,001 – $48,000$10,724$12,126$13,614
$48,001 – $75,000$13,983$15,147$17,369
$75,001 – $110,000$15,247$15,934$18,011
$110,001 and more$16,607$16,439$18,063
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2013
Total enrollment19,431
Undergraduate enrollment16,677
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment1,228
Graduate enrollment2,754
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 94%
Part-time: 6%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 45%
Female: 55%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 2%
Black or African American: 15%
Hispanic/Latino: 3%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 76%
Two or more races: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 91%
25 and over: 9%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 48%
Out-of-state: 51%
Foreign countries: 1%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2012.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 72%
Part-time: 28%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 1%
Enrolled in some distance education: 10%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 89%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 9%
Enrolled in some distance education: 6%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 85%
Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $35
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2013
Number of applicants14,2586,0028,256
Percent admitted59%59%60%
Percent admitted who enrolled42%45%41%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2013 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading490590
SAT Math490600
ACT Composite2127
ACT English2129
ACT Math1926
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 86%
Part-time students: 32%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012 and Returned in Fall 2013
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 71 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2013.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 58%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2005]
4-year: 38%
6-year: 60%
8-year: 62%
[Began in Fall 2007]
4-year: 36%
6-year: 58%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2005 or Fall 2007
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 54%
Female: 62%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 50%
Asian: 67%
Black or African American: 48%
Hispanic/Latino: 72%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 100%
White: 60%
Two or more races: 39%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 32%
Non-resident alien: 48%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2012-2013
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMasterDoctorPostgraduate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African-American/Black Studies1---
Regional Studies (U.S., Canadian, Foreign)512--
Category total612--
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General10211-
Category total12111-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General15671d7-
Business/Managerial Economics6---
Finance, General112---
Hospitality Administration/Management, General69---
Management Information Systems, General18---
Marketing, Other41---
Marketing/Marketing Management, General183---
Real Estate19---
Category total795161d10-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia3---
Category total1347--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General9---
Category total9---
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-44d4-
Curriculum and Instruction-102d--
Education, General--1-
Educational Leadership and Administration, General-46--
Elementary Education and Teaching242---
English/Language Arts Teacher Education26---
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration-37d5-
Mathematics Teacher Education8---
Reading Teacher Education-27d--
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education2---
Social Studies Teacher Education24---
Special Education and Teaching, General21---
Category total323256d10-
Chemical Engineering16---
Civil Engineering, General24---
Electrical and Electronics Engineering6---
Engineering Science-359-
Engineering, General7---
Geological/Geophysical Engineering7---
Mechanical Engineering20---
Category total80359-
English Language and Literature/Letters
Creative Writing-8--
English Language and Literature, General9965-
Category total99145-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General1---
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General-14--
Category total114--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Chinese Language and Literature13---
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General140--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other-28--
French Language and Literature5---
German Language and Literature0---
Spanish Language and Literature18---
Category total5928--
Health Professions and Related Programs
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist-22--
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist0---
Clinical/Medical Social Work-0--
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General71---
Health/Health Care Administration/Management-0d--
Pharmaceutical Sciences71516-
Category total17027d110-
History, General65810-
Category total65810-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration13315--
Category total13315--
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal20---
Category total20-188-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies80---
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies56---
Category total136---
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General1372-
Category total1372-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other-5--
Kinesiology and Exercise Science11291-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General255--
Category total137191-
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion/Religious Studies6---
Category total127--
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General1216-
Forensic Chemistry8---
Geology/Earth Science, General4---
Physics, General733-
Category total3149-
Psychology, General15081-
Category total15081-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Policy Analysis, General31---
Social Work120---
Category total151---
Social Sciences
Economics, General941-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography---1d
International Relations and Affairs31---
Political Science and Government, General5911-
Category total1241821d
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation6---
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General17---
Fine/Studio Arts, General477--
Music, General24133-
Category total94203-
Grand total2,8636613611
2012-2013 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division I-A MenWomen
All Track Combined8991
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges(!)7/1/1900 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Didactic Program in Dietetics4/1/1977 -  Pre-Accredited
Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics2/26/2010 -  Accredited
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs7/24/1939 -  Accredited
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools(!)7/1/1930 -  Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs11/6/1973 -  Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs4/1/1980 - 4/30/2003Resigned
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs4/1/1980 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs(!)9/1/1982 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs(!)9/1/1952 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs(!)3/1/2005 -  Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools1/1/1954 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2012 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201020112012
Illegal weapons possession012
Drug law violations688272
Liquor law violations91916
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Illegal weapons possession011
Drug law violations495544
Liquor law violations2146
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible341
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault012
Motor vehicle theft201
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible240
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault001
Motor vehicle theft000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201120102009
Default rate7.5%8.8%9.1%
Number in default242269256
Number in repayment3,2013,0302,809
  • These default rates apply to all locations of this institution.
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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