Application Process

Are you ready to become an Ole Miss Rebel? Everything you need to know before applying is right here.

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What’s it take to be an Ole Miss Rebel?


As an entering freshman, you will be admitted based on the following:

  • The submission of an application (the University’s application or the Common Application), and 
  • Completing the required units of the Mississippi College Preparatory Curriculum (CPC), and 
  • High School Grade Point Average (GPA), and
  • Either an ACT or SAT score.*

*Students entering in the 2024-2025 academic year who have not taken the ACT or SAT exam may be admitted without a standardized test score. Students who complete the CPC with a minimum 2.0 GPA will be evaluated for admission.

Although we are not requiring a standardized test score for admission for the 2024-2025 academic year, ACT/SAT scores are still very important for scholarships, some aid programs and for academic placement.

For the 2024-2025 academic year, the university will accept super scores (highest subject tests from ACT/SAT when scores from multiple test dates are submitted) for admission. Subject test scores must be from the same exam type (ACT or SAT) to create a super score.

Gather your application materials

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  • Six-semester transcript (through junior year)
  • Standardized test scores (ACT or SAT)  Although standardized tests are not required for admission purposes at this time, we highly recommend testing to help benefit you in placement and scholarship consideration.
  • Senior course schedule

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Submit your application


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