WHY STUDY AT OLE MISS

Students from around the world choose the University of Mississippi. Why? Learn more about Ole Miss’s academic programs, rich history, and student life.

19,000+

undergraduates

4,000+

graduate students

No. 1

most beautiful college campus

—Reader's Choice, USA Today

93 percent

of students find success after graduation

18:1

student-to-faculty ratio

$134M

in research sponsorship

About
Oxford

Southern charm, growth opportunities and a university that dedicates itself to helping you finding your success. It’s easy to see why USA Today ranked Oxford as having the No. 1 Most Beautiful College Campus and U.S. News and & World Report ranked it as one of the 50 Beautiful Small Towns in America.

1848

the year Ole Miss was founded

TOP 50

beautiful small towns in America — Niche, 2020

26

median age in Oxford

TOP 5

America's coolest Southern Town — Jetsetter.com

About
Oxford

Southern charm, growth opportunities and a university that dedicates itself to helping you finding your success. It’s easy to see why USA Today ranked Oxford as having the No. 1 Most Beautiful College Campus and U.S. News and & World Report ranked it as one of the 50 Beautiful Small Towns in America.

1848

the year Ole Miss was founded

TOP 50

beautiful small towns in America — Niche, 2020

26

median age in Oxford

TOP 5

America's coolest Southern Town — Jetsetter.com

SMALL COLLEGE TOWN WITH BIG OPPORTUNITIES

The University of Mississippi was established in 1848 and since then, both the town of Oxford and the institution have served as a beacon of progress and a haven for academics, intellectuals and knowledge-seekers.

Dining

From James Beard Award-winning chefs to diverse fast food options, Oxford, MS is a culinary destination.

Literary

Oxford, MS, is known for having inspired some of the most influential writers—from William Faulkner to John Grisham.

buildings

Nearly 50 buildings throughout Oxford are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Highways

Eight highways serve the community, making it easily accessible to the airport and beyond.

Ingrid Headshot

Meet Ingrid, Integrated Marketing Communications Major from Venezuela

In 2018, Ingrid was inducted into the UM Hall of Fame—one of the highest honors a student at Ole Miss can receive. Recognized for her academic work at the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, her assistance as an orientation leader and coordinator and her involvement on Rebel Radio, Ingrid has a bright future ahead. She plans to get her master’s in integrated marketing communications and continue on to become a college professor.

Learn more about what you can achieve at Ole Miss inside and outside of the classroom!