University of Mississippi requires at least 120 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree.
Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. University of Mississippi accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, University of Mississippi has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 68% of students who start college at University of Mississippi finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
University of Mississippi offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: University of Mississippi may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
University of Mississippi has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with University of Mississippi directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, University of Mississippi students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at University of Mississippi.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
University of Mississippi does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at University of Mississippi
University of Mississippi offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
✅ University of Mississippi offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ University of Mississippi has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ University of Mississippi offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ University of Mississippi offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at University of Mississippi.
❌ University of Mississippi does not require an internship for any students.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the J. D. Williams Library and there is one other library on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
University of Mississippi does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does University of Mississippi have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
University of Mississippi has an Army ROTC program, an Air Force ROTC program and a Navy ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at University of Mississippi include:
•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
•a Navy ROTC branch unit on campus
•an Air Force branch unit on campus
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