University of Mississippi

University, MS

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 15,994
Graduate Enrollment: 5,111
Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Town: Remote (in urban cluster more than 35 miles from an urbanized area)
Four-year, large, primarily residential // full-time, selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 89.66%

Male/Female: 39% / 61% (2017)

First generation college students: 23.5% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 6.0% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.2% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,201
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1025 - 1225

2022 Median Admit ACT: 25
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 21 - 29

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 49.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 28.6% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 19.6% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 13.2% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 77.5%
Black: 11.8%
Hispanic: 4.3%
Asian: 2.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.3%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 2.4%
Non-resident alien: 1.0%
Unknown race: 0.6%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $25,492
In-State tuition: $9,044
Out-of-State tuition: $25,886

Estimated books and supplies: $1,200 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $11,142 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $5,570 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $11,142 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $5,570 (2022)

Average Family Income: $85,233 (2017)
Median Family Income: $47,087 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 23.8%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 35.1%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $20,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $212 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $7,844
$30k-48k $10,977
$48k-75k $14,700
$75k-110k $17,828
$110k+ $18,774

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 52%
6-year graduation rate: 68%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 95.9% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $20,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $10,490 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $15,088 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $17,250 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 71.1% (2015)
@3 year 74.0% (2017)
@5 year 77.9% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 50.8% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 53.5% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $44,413 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $49,924 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 69 $21,250 $192 $62,050 ($5,171)
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 1
Master's Degree Area Studies. 10
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Journalism. 94 $24,225 $252 $32,759 ($2,730) $47,824 ($3,985)
Master's Degree Journalism. 4
Bachelor's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 281 $21,521 $228 $40,471 ($3,373) $52,202 ($4,350)
Master's Degree Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other. 74 $233 $26,275 ($2,190) $58,227 ($4,852)
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 18
Master's Degree Mathematics. 6
Doctoral Degree Mathematics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management. 26 $22,213 $200
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 184 $23,034 $228 $19,819 ($1,652) $46,085 ($3,840)
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 10
Doctoral Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 5
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 7
Master's Degree Philosophy. 2
Bachelor's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 6
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 47 $26,219 $278
Master's Degree Chemistry. 5
Doctoral Degree Chemistry. 11
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 10
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 6
Master's Degree Physics. 9
Doctoral Degree Physics. 6
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 235 $24,600 $244 $29,217 ($2,435) $44,740 ($3,728)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 10
Doctoral Degree Psychology, General. 10
Doctoral Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 9
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 142 $22,171 $209 $28,411 ($2,368) $46,284 ($3,857)
Master's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 9
Bachelor's Degree Public Policy Analysis. 61 $21,000 $223 $62,558 ($5,213)
Bachelor's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 15 $51,863 ($4,322) $56,008 ($4,667)
First Professional Degree Medicine. 147
Master's Degree Medical Clinical Sciences/Graduate Medical Studies. 5
Master's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 8
Bachelor's Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 114 $21,000 $173
Master's Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 29
Doctoral Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 14
First Professional Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 115 $1,143 $101,487 ($8,457) $130,509 ($10,876)
Master's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 40 $700 $70,912 ($5,909) $66,089 ($5,507)
First Professional Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 46
Bachelor's Degree Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 58 $22,500 $239
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 259 $21,450 $155 $60,437 ($5,036) $66,123 ($5,510)
Bachelor's Degree Real Estate. 35 $23,000 $244
Master's Degree Taxation. 9
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 92 $466 $90,400 ($7,533) $96,408 ($8,034)
Doctoral Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 15
Master's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 14
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 14
Bachelor's Degree Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 9
Master's Degree Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other. 17
Master's Degree Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services. 12
Bachelor's Degree Non-Professional General Legal Studies (Undergraduate). 17 $25,750 $270
First Professional Degree Law. 108 $793 $55,037 ($4,586) $71,862 ($5,989)
Master's Degree Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 63 $19,537 $207 $19,186 ($1,599) $34,707 ($2,892)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 2
Doctoral Degree English Language and Literature, General. 6
Master's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 11
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 429 $25,450 $228 $27,662 ($2,305) $36,682 ($3,057)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 131 $21,500 $224 $45,461 ($3,788)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 5
Doctoral Degree Biology, General. 4
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 49 $18,000 $188
Doctoral Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 2
Doctoral Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 3
Doctoral Degree Microbiological Sciences and Immunology. 2
Doctoral Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 4
Master's Degree Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology. 3
Doctoral Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 3
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 119 $21,986 $207 $34,642 ($2,887)
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 5
Master's Degree Anthropology. 4
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 14
Master's Degree Economics. 7
Doctoral Degree Economics. 1
Bachelor's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 29
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 90 $25,432 $265 $37,084 ($3,090)
Master's Degree Political Science and Government. 5
Doctoral Degree Political Science and Government. 3
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 11
Master's Degree Sociology. 4
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 16
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 37 $26,225 $278
Master's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 2
Bachelor's Degree Music. 18 $17,250 $183
Master's Degree Music. 14
Doctoral Degree Music. 4
Bachelor's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 121 $26,000 $274 $45,405 ($3,784)
Master's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 33 $461 $45,978 ($3,832) $61,808 ($5,151)
First Professional Degree Dentistry. 30
Bachelor's Degree Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 25 $22,875 $51,062 ($4,255) $53,292 ($4,441)
Bachelor's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 6
Master's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 12
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 36 $15,000 $159 $46,020 ($3,835) $54,543 ($4,545)
Master's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 4
Graduate/Professional Certificate Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 9
Bachelor's Degree Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. 18 $12,500 $133 $57,335 ($4,778) $60,192 ($5,016)
Bachelor's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 95 $21,500 $208 $42,706 ($3,559)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 144 $21,900 $208 $42,063 ($3,505) $53,057 ($4,421)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 83 $336
Doctoral Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 11
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 293 $23,150 $241 $49,880 ($4,157) $65,428 ($5,452)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 122 $233 $59,743 ($4,979) $80,050 ($6,671)
Doctoral Degree Accounting and Related Services. 2
Bachelor's Degree Business/Managerial Economics. 19
Bachelor's Degree Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 5
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 246 $24,487 $254 $48,419 ($4,035) $62,529 ($5,211)
Bachelor's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 63 $25,000 $265 $55,345 ($4,612)
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 29 $22,400
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 260 $22,500 $228 $36,002 ($3,000) $55,858 ($4,655)
Bachelor's Degree Insurance. 32 $22,500 $228
Bachelor's Degree History. 46 $22,700 $211 $46,787 ($3,899)
Master's Degree History. 6
Doctoral Degree History. 5
Doctoral Degree Education, General. 54 $614 $72,108 ($6,009)
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 84 $291 $39,597 ($3,300) $51,321 ($4,277)
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 82 $337 $48,913 ($4,076)
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 2
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research. 1
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 10
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 40 $284
Doctoral Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 1
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 159 $20,470 $207 $34,763 ($2,897) $35,333 ($2,944)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 11
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 52 $21,000 $225 $36,573 ($3,048) $38,760 ($3,230)
Bachelor's Degree Engineering, General. 22
Bachelor's Degree Chemical Engineering. 39 $22,750 $236
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 37 $27,500 $270
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 18
Master's Degree Engineering Science. 36
Doctoral Degree Engineering Science. 17
Master's Degree Materials Engineering 1
Doctoral Degree Materials Engineering 1
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 66 $24,629 $228 $70,150 ($5,846) $77,747 ($6,479)
Bachelor's Degree Geological/Geophysical Engineering. 29 $23,970 $207
Bachelor's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 8
Bachelor's Degree East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 11


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $85,689
Full time faculty: 84%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 16.0

School's endowment start of year: $674,153,290 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $859,480,995 (2022)