Established in 1848, the University of Mississippi is a public research institution located in Oxford, Mississippi. It is the flagship campus of the state and a sea-grant and space-grant institution. The university is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as an ‘R1: Doctoral University - Highest Research Activity’.
The university comprises of 15 schools and colleges: College of Liberal Arts, General Studies, School of Accountancy, School of Applied Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Dentistry, School of Education, School of Engineering, School of Health Related Professions, School of Journalism & New Media, School of Law, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, School of Pharmacy, Graduate School, Health Sciences Graduate School and Honors College. The most popular majors at University of Mississippi include: General Studies, Accounting, Marketing/Marketing Management, Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia and Elementary Education and Teaching.
The total student population at the university is more than 23,000 students of which over 18,700 are enrolled in the undergraduate programs. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 18:1 and the acceptance rate is 79%.
U.S. News & World Report ranked the Professional MBA program at the UM School of Business Administration as one of the top 14 in the USA. The university's Patterson School of Accountancy was ranked No. 4 – atop all other SEC programs – for undergraduate education in by the Public Accounting Report. Also, the school's masters and doctoral programs were ranked at Nos. 5 and 8, respectively, in their categories.
Notable Alumni: Susan Akin-Lynch (Miss America 1986), Alex Mullen (Two-time world memory champion), Jim Barksdale (CEO, Netscape), Shepard Smith (Host of The Fox Report)
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Masters:Fees vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.
Fees vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.
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1. International Academic Excellence at University of Mississippi
The Office of International Programs (OIP) is housed with the Office of Global Engagement (OGE). Their primary functions also include Advance internationalization strategy of the University of Mississippi They serve as an advocate for the University’s international community. Assisting prospective international students with the application, admissions and enrollment services. They also assist enrolled international students with arrival, adjustment, and immigration advisory services and programs which support their acculturation and integration. Assisting international faculty, scholars, and staff with beneficial advice which are related to their employment and relocation to the USA. They even assist academic units in the development and facilitation of institutional or program-specific international collaborations programs. They are host to international delegations who are visiting our beautiful campus. They ensure the University’s compliance with federal regulations are related to international students and personnel.
Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines
International students who are recruited by and apply directly to the university as degree-seeking undergraduate students, and who will hold a temporary visa/status in the USA will be considered for International Academic Excellence Scholarships (AES-INTL).
They are generally offered on the basis of a student’s academic merit; they vary according to a student’s earned high school grades (minimum 3.25 out of 4), availability of funding, underrepresented country designation, and English proficiency scores.
Scholarships are generally offered for enrollment starting with a fall term, are non-deferrable and non-transferable, though are renewable, provided academic progression and grade requirements are met, and lawful presence in the USA is maintained.
Scholarships are generally credited non-resident fees and resident tuition fees. They may be combined with other scholarships, but may not exceed the full non-resident fee or resident tuition.
International students who are externally funded (e.g. from their own government) may not qualify for these scholarships.
Students who are applying through OMI are not eligible for International Academic Excellence scholarships.