Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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University of Mississippi (University, MS)


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University of Mississippi is ranked 88 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 246 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 26%
Applicants who took ACT 88%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+5%
600-69921%
600+26%

SAT Math Score

700+4%
600-69923%
600+27%

ACT Score

30-3616%
24-2942%
24+58%

Students applied18,059
Students admitted14,217
Admission rate79%

Students per faculty18

4-year graduation rate39%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$7,644
Fees$100
Room and board$10,002
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$18,946

Cost after need-based aid$10,968
Cost after non-need-based aid$11,119

Average debt at graduation$27,535

Out of State

Tuition$21,912
Fees$100
Room and board$10,002
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$33,214

Cost after need-based aid$25,236
Cost after non-need-based aid$25,387

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$40,500

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met72%
Average need-based aid$7,978
Average non-need-based aid$7,827

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment18,785

Full-Time

Men7,599
Women9,796

Part-Time

Men588
Women802

Freshmen retained87%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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