Office of Admissions

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  • Welcome to Ole Miss! 

    The Office of Admissions at the University of Mississippi is dedicated to helping students navigate the college search process. This website will provide everything you need to know about Mississippi’s flagship university, including information on admissions requirements, how to apply, financial aid, orientation, visiting campus, and additional resources for prospective students. We hope to see you on campus soon!

    Important Info & Dates:

    *The Office of Admissions will begin mailing admitted student certificates on Sept. 1, 2017.

    • July 1, 2017 – Admissions application opens for Fall 2018 (Please note that during peak application times it takes between 3-4 weeks to process an application, once all materials have been received.)
    • July 1, 2017  Special Programs and Scholarships application opens for Fall 2018 (The priority scholarship deadline is January 5, 2018. The final scholarship deadline is February 15, 2018.)
    • July 8, 2017 – Saturday Open House
    • September 23, 2017 – Fall Visit Day
    • October 7, 2017 – Saturday Open House
    • December 2, 2017 – Saturday Open House & Transfer Open House
    • January 20, 2018 – Saturday Open House
    • February 17, 2018 – Saturday Open House & Transfer Open House
    • March 24, 2018 – Saturday Open House
    • April 21, 2018 – Junior Preview Day

    *Registration for special events and campus visits opens 8 weeks prior to the event/day. Dates are subject to change prior to opening. Sign up for campus events at

    Freshman Guide: Resident

    This guide provides need-to-know information about freshman admissions, scholarships, and financial aid for Mississippi residents.

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    Transfer Guide to Admissions

    This guide provides need-to-know information about admissions, scholarships and financial aid for transfer students.

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    An overview of schools, centers, programs and institutes is provided, plus links to academic resources.

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     Virtual Campus Tour

    The Virtual Campus Tour showcases the beauty, history and energy that abound on the Ole Miss campus.

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     Live Cams

    Live HD cams overlook the Union Plaza, Quadrangle, library coffee shop and Union Food Court.

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     Freshman Guide: Nonresident

    This guide provides need-to-know information about freshman admissions, scholarships, and financial aid for nonresidents.

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     Campus Map

    View a street map or satellite image of the campus. Click on the building names for addresses, descriptions and other details.

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     Quick Facts

    Get some basic stats about Ole Miss such as total student population and student-to-faculty ratio.

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     What’s New @ Ole Miss

    Read about the latest happenings as well as student and faculty accomplishments at Ole Miss.

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