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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

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University of Mississippi Quick Facts 2016

Voted most beautiful campus by Newsweek and the Princeton Review


  • student population: 24,250
  • 45% Male
  • 55% Female
  • Youngest Student: 16
  • Oldest Student: 88
  • Students from all 50 states
  • 90 Different Countries
  • Enrollment has grown for 22 consecutive years
  • Faculty-student Ratio: 19:1

R-1 Highest Research Activity

The University of Mississippi is included in the elite group of R-1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, the definitive list for the top doctoral research universities in the United States. UM is the only institution in Mississippi to earn this distinction.

Named Best College Town by Southern Living Magazine

Oxford was ranked #4 as "America's coolest southern town" and #6 as the "coolest college town in the USA" by

  • Oxford, MS population: 20,865

Largest University in Mississippi

University Primetime ranks UM #16 for having the "overall best quality of life."

Student to Faculty Ratio: 19:1

The Lyceum

UM Administration building since our doors opened in 1848.

Rowan Oak

Home of Nobel Prize-winning author William Faulkner

The Grove

A 10-acre green space located in the heart of campus


  • Resident tuition: $7,644
  • Non-resident tuition: $21,912
  • Awarded in scholarships and financial aid in 2015: $274,000,000 | 662-915-7226