University of Mississippi (Ole Miss)

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Ole Miss can be found in University, MS, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 19,000 students enrolled each year at Ole Miss.

Students can report either the SAT Exam or ACT scores at Ole Miss. A score within the range of 980 to 1190 on the SAT exam, or 21 to 27 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Ole Miss average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.13 - 3.45. This school has an acceptance rate of about 59% with 42% of applicants choosing to attend. When applying historical data, we have projected that the Ole Miss acceptance rate 2015 will be around 67%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Ole Miss Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for University of Mississippi was reported as 59.4% in Fall 2013 with over 14,300 college applications submitted to University of Mississippi. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • Ole Miss ACT Scores: 21 - 27
  • Ole Miss Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Mississippi?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into University of Mississippi, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Ole Miss has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 79.6%
  • 2010-2011: 77.7%
  • 2011-2012: 79.0%
  • 2012-2013: 61.1%
  • 2013-2014: 59.4%
  • Projected Ole Miss Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 66.8%

How Does Ole Miss Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Mississippi is seven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of North Alabama80.9%
Arkansas State University-Main Campus75.5%
Bethel University51.0%
Harding University76.3%
The University of Tennessee-Martin76.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Ole Miss (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English21 - 29
Math19 - 26
Composite Score21 - 27
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