Established in 1848, The University of Mississippi is a comprehensive research institution encompassing four campuses: Oxford, Southaven, Tupelo and the Medical Center in Jackson. The main campus in Oxford is a canvas of natural beauty and Greek revival architecture coupled with the latest in learning technology. The university ranks among the nation's best in cultivating Rhodes scholars, Truman scholars and leaders in all fields of industry, education and public service. The University of Mississippi is located about 75 miles southeast of Memphis, Tennessee. It is easily accessed from Interstate 55 and is less than a six-hour drive from Atlanta, New Orleans and Nashville.
Ole Miss ranks in the top 10 U.S. public universities in the nation graduating Rhodes Scholars (24). Since 1998, Ole Miss has produced four Truman Scholars, five Goldwater Scholars, a Marshall Scholar and four Fulbright Scholars. For its sustained success in producing Truman scholars, UM was named one of three 2004 Truman Foundation Honor Institutions in the nation.
Sports Illustrated ranked Ole Miss in the top 25 college football weekends.
Kaplan's New College Guide ranked Ole Miss an one of the top 25 most beautiful college campuses.
In a recent national competition, a team of Ole Miss MBA students bested 22 teams from the nation's premier business schools, including those at Carnegie Mellon, Yale, Columbia and University of Pennsylvania (Wharton School). – less – More from ZoomInfo »