Facts & Statistics
The University of Mississippi is alive with a history of leadership and excellence that chronicles the development of the state and its people. Known affectionately as Ole Miss, Mississippi's flagship university has helped improve life for all Mississippians through its missions of education, research and service for more than 160 years, achieving many firsts and noteworthy accomplishments along the way.View Mini Fact Book (PDF) Institutional Research, Effectiveness & Planning
Total enrollment on all University of Mississippi campuses, including the UM Medical Center, was 23,096 for the 2014-2015 academic year. More than 61 percent of all students are from Mississippi, and 23.8 percent of students are minorities.
- Enrollment for Fall 2014 is at an all-time high, with a total of 23,096 students -- an increase of 805 students or 3.6% over last fall.
- Enrollment has grown by an astounding 59.3% over the past decade, growing from 14,497 in 2004.
- Minority enrollment grew by 2.7% from Fall 2013 to Fall 2014 to a University high of 5,488.
- A record 2,984 students are enrolled at the UM Medical Center in Jackson, up by 250 students (9.1%) over last fall.
- For this year’s freshmen class, the average ACT score is 24.3 and Overall High School GPA is 3.49—both of which are the highest in UM history.
- Demand remains strong at UM's Regional Campuses:
Tupelo (905 students), Southaven (923 students), Booneville (89 students), and Grenada (110 students).
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|Operating Budget||$1.94 billion
|Total Endowment||$462 million
|Sponsored Funding||$106.1 million
|Financial Aid||$230.5 million