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Colleges / University of Mississippi

University of Mississippi

University, MS 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate97%

About University of Mississippi

University of Mississippi is a public, state university in the town of University, MS. University of Mississippi was founded in 1844. The university enrolls around 22,300 students per year, including 17,302 undergrad students.

University of Mississippi Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into University of Mississippi. University of Mississippi admitted 97% of all applicants in 2022. In 2022, 22,311 students applied to University of Mississippi and 21,727 were admitted.

University of Mississippi Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 97%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 19%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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University of Mississippi is located in University, MS, near Memphis.

If you are interested in seeing University of Mississippi for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 55 to University, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Memphis International.

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College Info

P.O. Box 1848 University, MS 38655

Campus Setting: Small Town

University of Mississippi Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Mississippi is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Mississippi is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

University of Mississippi SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1040 - 1220


Math SAT Range

510 - 600


Reading SAT Range

520 - 620

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1220 and Above


1040 to 1220


1040 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for University of Mississippi students is 1134. Applicants with SAT scores of 1220 and above have a good chance of being admitted to University of Mississippi, while applicants with SAT scores between 1040 to 1220 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1040 have a low chance of being offered a spot at University of Mississippi.

University of Mississippi Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Mississippi is like? There are approximately 22,300 students enrolled at University of Mississippi, including 17,302 undergraduate students and 4,998 graduate students. 94% percent of students attend school full-time, 52% percent are from MS and 48% percent of students are from other states.


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