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The University of Mississippi, also known as Ole Miss, is a public, coeducational, research university located in Oxford, Mississippi. It was founded in 1848. The main campus of Ole Miss is situated in Oxford. The university's main campus offers a wide variety of degrees and programs through the following academic divisions:

  • College of Liberal Arts
  • Graduate School
  • School of Accountancy
  • School of Applied Sciences
  • School of Business Administration
  • School of Education
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Law
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Pharmacy
The athletics teams of the university are nicknamed the Ole Miss Rebels. Their official mascot is Colonel Reb. The Rebels compete in the competitive twelve-member Southeastern Conference (West Division) of the NCAA's Division I.

Profile of University of Mississippi Main Campus

University of Mississippi is found in University, MS. University is a rural site not far from an urban area. The school is a public institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Doctoral degree at University of Mississippi.

University of Mississippi Selectivity

Admission to the school is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 460. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 460 and 570.


The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at University of Mississippi is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

Students numbered 15, 129 in 2007 at the school.

Student Life

University of Mississippi values student athletics, and belongs to the Southeastern Conference.

University of Mississippi Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management740accounting, business management, marketing, finance, insurance, business, MIS, managerial economics, . . .
Education and Teaching563elementary school teaching, curriculum and instruction, educational administration, school Counselling, social studies teaching, higher education administration, special ed, English teaching, . . .
Liberal Arts400English, political science, history, liberal arts and sciences, international relations, sociology, Spanish language, anthropology, . . .
Law179law, legal assistant, court reporting
Science175biology, chemistry, physics, geology, biological and biomedical sciences
Therapy and Counselling161psychology, educational psychology
Family and Social Work154family and consumer science, social work
Engineering139engineering science, electrical engineering, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, geological engineering, engineering
Media130journalism, communication and journalism
Security and Law Enforcement99criminal justice and administration, forensic science
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy95exercise science, parks and recreation management, health and fitness, parks and recreation studies
Medical administration90pharmacy courses
Medicine85pharmacy, pharmaceutical chemistry, natural products chemistry, pharmaceutics and drug design, pharmacy administration
Medical Support and Technology60audiology and speech pathology, clinical lab tech
Art Studies32visual and performing arts
Real Estate and Construction Management28real estate
Drama and Performing Arts22drama
Computer Science and Engineering12computer and info science
Religion and Philosophy10philosophy
Fine Arts6art history and criticism

Contact: University of Mississippi

University of Mississippi Main Campus

Oxford Mississippi

University, MS 38677-1848

General Phone: (662) 915-7211


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