University of Mississippi (Ole Miss)

One of the great American Public Universities...

James Meredith Statue, Ole Miss CampusLocated in the heart of the Deep South, studying abroad at Ole Miss is a once in a life time opportunity to sample a unique blend of Southern culture and history, at one of the regions oldest and most dynamic universities.

A campus university of 15000 + students, it is situated in the university town of Oxford, recently ranked as the 13th best college town in the US (collegeranker.com 2016).

Ole Miss can offer a wide range of modules, as well as a low cost of living, in safe and scenic surroundings. On-campus accommodation is available, as well as a dedicated Office that will provide a first point of contact service for you before and you throughout your stay.

Experience the cosmopolitan blend of music, literature, and relaxed lifestyle that has drawn students and visitors to the university since its inception in 1844.  As they say, stay for one semester and be part of the Ole Miss family forever…

Ole Miss information:

Who can participate?

All academic disciplines that allow Study Abroad
Entry requirements: Minimum 55% average.
Semester dates:

Semester 1: August (end) - December
Semester 2: January - May

Reading application deadlines:

23:59 (GMT), Sunday, 22 January 2017 (see How to Apply webpage)

NB - successful applicants will be expected to complete an additional Ole Miss application.

Cost of Living:  See Ole Miss Cost of Living pages
Additional Costs:
  • Visa is required to study in the USA
  • Small application charge c.($60)
  • Need to take out US insurance on campus (see insurance section in money matters page)

NB: Eligible students might be able to recoup costs through Student Finance

Further Information:
Student's experiences in Mississippi:

Additional information:

  • Students must be nominated by the Erasmus & Study Abroad Office before the University of Mississippi will accept any application.
  • Students who request to study abroad for a year when there is a term / semester option available will receive a lower priority than students who choose the term / semester option.
  • If there are more students want to study at the University of Mississippi than places available we will consider all of the following (where applicable) in making decisions regarding allocation of places:
    1. Capacity constraints at partner institution 
    2. Academic performance
    3. Personal Statement 
    4. Spread of subjects  
    5. Subject Study Abroad coordinator comments 
    6. Duration of Study Abroad placement
    7. Previous engagement / contact with ESAO

 

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"...My decision to study abroad at the University of Mississippi has without doubt been one of the best decisions of my life..."

Aimee Horton, (BSc Psychology)

 

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