Ole Miss - The University of Mississippi

Ole Miss - The University of Mississippi

Build Your Legacy.
Founded in 1848, the University of Mississippi, affectionately known to alumni, students and friends as Ole Miss, is Mississippi's flagship university. Included in the elite group of R1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity by the Carnegie Classification, we have a long history of producing leaders in public service, academics and business. Our 15 academic divisions include a major medical school, nationally recognized schools of accountancy, law and pharmacy, and the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, renowned for a blend of academic rigor, experiential learning and opportunities for community action.

Academic Programs

  • Art & Design
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Design
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Performing Arts
  • Research
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Technology
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Distance/online learning
  • Greek Life
  • Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI)
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • Night Class Offerings
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Religious Affiliation
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


You’re about to take a major step—a chance to access new opportunities, establish meaningful connections, discover transformative experiences, and gain the skills and knowledge to launch your career. You see yourself positively impacting the world, and the University of Mississippi is here to nurture your potential and support you through this endeavor. See yourself attending Ole Miss for freshman year? Visit admissions.olemiss.edu/apply/freshman for all first-year undergraduate requirements and learn more about how we evaluate incoming freshmen.


Not every first-year experience works out the way you planned. Maybe you started at another four-year institution and decided it wasn’t a good fit, or you made the decision to begin your journey at a community or junior college to test the waters and complete your general education requirements before making a firm commitment. Wherever you’re coming from and whatever your goals, the University of Mississippi is here to guide you through the transfer process, help you feel welcome on campus, and acclimate you to a new environment. Visit transfer.olemiss.edu for more information. 

Additional Information

In order to apply for scholarships and special programs such as the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, students must submit the UM institutional Special Programs & Scholarships Application at olemiss.edu/apply. For important dates and deadlines, visit finaid.olemiss.edu.

Visit us

Discover why so many students are choosing to build their legacy at Ole Miss and see first-hand why our campus continues to rank among the most beautiful in the country. Our in-person campus visits consist of an information session, followed by a campus walking tour with an Ole Miss Ambassador, as well as a tour of our residence halls. Schedule your tour at olemiss.edu/visit.

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Admissions office

Visit us

School location

145 Martindale-Cole Student Services Center, P.O. Box 1848
University, MS 38677-1848, United States of America

Phone number

(662) 915-7226