University of Mississippi Ranking, Address, Tuition Fees, Admissions Requirement & SAT Scores

The University of Mississippi ranking is as the 149th best college in the states by the USnews, and the 359th best by Forbes. US colleges with a similar rank include the University of Idaho, University of Maine, University of Nevada, and Montana State University.

University of Mississippi Requirements for Admission, ACT & SAT Scores, and Tuition Fees (Quick Facts 2014 / 2015)

The total composite SAT Score range (verbal plus math; middle 50%) for accepted applicants is 980 to 1190.

The admission requirements for ACT (25th-75th percentile) at Composite is 21 – 27.

The University of Mississippi tuition fees are $7,096 for in-state and $19,144 for out of state students. It is a moderately selective college accepting 59.5% of applicants. Financial aid offered totals $69 million per year, an average of $7,900 per student. Approximately 68% of undergraduate students have their financial needs met by aid.

University of Mississippi Ranking
Photograph of the University of Mississippi Campus at Oxford by JR P.

University of Mississippi Information

The University of Mississippi, or Ole Miss as it is popularly called, is a coeducational research university whose main campus is in Oxford, Mississippi in the United States. University of Idaho

In addition to Oxford It has three other branch campuses, these are at Southaven, Tupelo and Booneville. It also runs the space-grant and sea-grant institution the Mississippi Field Station, this is located in Abbeville.

The Ole Miss was founded in 1848. One of its first buildings is the Lyceum which, on the University’s first year, housed all of the faculty offices and student classrooms. The University’s nickname “Ole Miss” was taken from a contest for naming the University yearbook in 1897. Students were asked to submit names for the yearbook; the winning name was “Ole Miss” which was submitted by Elma Meek. The name was used for the yearbook and has since then also become the University of Mississippi nickname.

During the Civil War, the School of Medicine was used as a hospital by both the Confederate and Union soldiers. The site of the old medical building is now the site of the new Chemistry building. Two of the most notable events that took place in the University’s history were the Ole Miss riot of 1962 and the Presidential Debate in 2008.

The University of Mississippi at Oxford has 11 degree-granting divisions: School of Applied Sciences, School of Accountancy, School of Education, College of Liberal Arts, University of Mississippi College of Business Administration, University of Mississippi School of Engineering, School of Nursing, University of Mississippi School of Law, Edwin and Becky Meek School of Journalism and New Media, School of Pharmacy and Graduate School.

The University of Mississippi has numerous alumni who have become famous in their respective fields. Some of these notable alumni include best-selling author John Grisham; former National Football League quarterbacks Archie Manning and Eli Manning; three Miss Americas, Lynda Lee Mead, Mary Ann Mobley and Susan Akin; actress Kate Jackson; and actor Anthony Herrera.

University of Mississippi Address

The University of Mississippi address is located at:
University Avenue,
MS 38677.

University of Mississippi Rankings and Quick Facts

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University world Ranking – Jiaotong 500 (China)
> 510
American Rank (Jiaotong)
> 197
University of Mississippi Oxford Facts
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