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 Jetsetter.com.
- 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
UM Administration building since our doors opened in 1848.
Home of Nobel Prize-winning author William Faulkner
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
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