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THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI

Oxford, Mississippi

Founded in 1848, the University of Mississippi – affectionately known to alumni students and friends as Ole Miss – is Mississippi’s flagship university. Included in the elite group of R-1 Doctoral Universities (Highest Research Activity by the Carnegie Classification) it has a long history of producing leaders in public service, academics, and business. With more than 24,000 students, Ole Miss is the state’s largest university and is ranked among the nation’s fastest-growing institutions. Its 15 academic divisions include a major medical school, nationally recognized schools of accountancy; law; and pharmacy–and the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College,  renowned for a blend of academic rigor experiential learning and opportunities for community action. 

STATS AT A GLANCE
% enrolled undergraduates that are minority students
23%
% enrolled undergraduates that are Latinx students
13.5%
Scholarship opportunities for Latinx, first generation, or other underrepresented populations.
The University of Mississippi offers Academic Merit Awards and Competitive Scholarships. Approximately 80% of our students receive some form of financial aid.
Support services for Latinx, first generation, or other underrepresented populations.
Diversity and Community Engagement Center for Inclusion and Cross Cultural Engagement; Greek Life; Latin American Student Organization; and The Center for Student Success & First-Year Experience