Founded in 1848, the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) is the flagship university for the state of Mississippi. A world-class public research university, the institution has a long history of producing leaders in public service, academics and innovative research, along with a long-time reputation of having one of the most warm, familial atmospheres. With more than 21,500 students, Ole Miss is the state's largest university, with a major medical school, a nationally recognized law school and 15 academic divisions. It has been ranked as one of America's best college buys by Forbes, one of the best places to work by the Chronicle of Higher Education, and #76 Top Public Schools by US News & World Report in 2020. The university's Honors College has been named one of America's finest.
US News and World Report ranked Ole Miss #152 National Universities and #76 Top Public Schools in 2020
Ole Miss currently has 22,456 students enrolled in classes, 1.6% of which are international students
Ole Miss offers more than 110 fields of study
Oxford, Mississippi has a population of 21,634
In 2018, an Ole Miss graduate named Lee landed on Forbes "30 Under 30" list for his role in co-founding Emerge, a highly successful virtual reality startup. These lists are comprised of top innovators and entrepreneurial game-changers under the age of 30. Being included on this list is a giant honor, and is one of the best testaments to an individual's character, talent, creativity, and dedication.
At Ole Miss, undergraduate students can choose from more than 110 fields of study offered at 8 different schools.
The Ole Miss School of Engineering offers a number of degrees in chemical engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, geological engineering, biomedical engineering, civil engineering, and computer and information science. Students at the School of Engineering learn in a hands-on environment at one of Ole Miss's seven on-campus research centers.
The Ole Miss School of Business has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Business programs across the nation by US News & World Report. The school offers a highly innovative and challenging curriculum that inspires globally-minded students to to conduct business ethically while maintaining international relevancy and utilizing advanced information technology. The school offers programs in banking and finance, economics, entrepreneurship, general business, management information systems, human resources management, managerial finance, marketing, corporate relations, real estate, and risk management.
The University of Mississippi College of Liberal Arts offers a strong foundation in the traditional intellectual building blocks such as humanities, performing and fine arts, mathematics, biology, physics, and social sciences. The school offers 41 bachelor degree programs.
Ole Miss offers many more undergraduate degrees in their School of Accountancy, School of Applied Sciences, School of Education, School of Journalism and New Media, and School of Pharmacy. These schools offer a number of degrees, and each excel in their respective fields.
Named one of the top 20 small towns in American by Smithsonian Magazine and the #11 Coolest College Town by Jetsetter.com, Oxford, Mississippi is a hidden gem known for its distinct, authentic Southern charm and entrepreneurial spirit. The town sits about an hour and a half outside of both Memphis and Atlanta, is home to more than 50 buildings on the National Register of Historic Places, and is the home of the famous American writer William Faulkner.
Ole Miss now hosts a global pathway program designed to help make their undergraduate and graduate programs widely available to international applicants. Students receive expert application assistance from enrollment advisors. Advisors help simplify and shorten the application process, allowing the student to spend more time focusing on his or her academic goals. The advisors can provide assistance with English proficiency tests such as the IELTS and the TOEFL, help students match themselves with the most fitting majors and programs, and provide students with various kinds of assistance obtaining their student Visas, such as Visa interview preparation, help filling out forms, housing and dining choices, and more.