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 2012-2013 (PDF) University Planning
Total enrollment on all University of Mississippi campuses, including the UM Medical Center, was 21,528 for the 2012-2013 academic year. More than 62 percent of all students are from Mississippi, and 24.8 percent of students are minorities.
- Enrollment for Fall 2012 is at an all-time high, with a total of 21,528 students -- an increase of 684 students or 3.3% over last fall.
- Enrollment has grown by an astounding 43.9% over the past decade, growing from 14,960 in 2002.
- Minority enrollment grew by 5.7% (286 students) from Fall 2011 to Fall 2012 to a University high of 5,340.
- A record 2,734 students are enrolled at the UM Medical Center in Jackson, up by 114 students (4.6%) over last fall.
- For this year’s freshmen class, the average ACT score is 23.8 and Overall High School GPA is 3.43—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).
- View the Undergraduate Student Profile Quick Facts.
|Operating Budget||$1.94 billion
|Total Endowment||$462 million
|Sponsored Funding||$167.6 million
|Financial Aid||$230.5 million