University of Mississippi is on a 3,693-acre campus in the small town setting of University, MS, not far from Memphis.
There are many activities and organizations for University of Mississippi students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? University of Mississippi has fraternities and sororities.
University of Mississippi has the Gamma Beta Phi. In fact, more students participate in the Gamma Beta Phi than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at University of Mississippi include Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, American Medical Student Association and Active Minds.
The University of Mississippi community comes together each year for Ole Miss Big Event, RebelTHON and Student Activities Association Concerts.
This table offers information on housing at University of Mississippi.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for freshman|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||No|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||28%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||5,027|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||4,557|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||72%|
University of Mississippi offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most University of Mississippi students live off campus. In 2022, 28% of undergrads at University of Mississippi lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 72% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of Mississippi. There are 5,027 spots available in on-campus housing for all 16,092 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 4,557 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
University of Mississippi does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.
At University of Mississippi there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at University of Mississippi:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
University of Mississippi is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The University of Mississippi campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
University of Mississippi offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Additionally, University of Mississippi has security cameras for dorms, parking garages/lots; license plate recognition devices.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit University of Mississippi, take Interstate 55 to University, MS. If you need to fly, book your flight to Memphis International airport.
While you're planning, check out other schools in MS you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore University of Mississippi's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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