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University of Mississippi Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
grade A minus
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Undergrads in College Housing
32%
Average Housing Cost
$6,264 / year
Poll
60%
of students say overall dorm quality is great. 108 responses
Poll
69%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great. 203 responses

Food

Campus Food
grade A
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$4,470 / year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 369 responses
  • Chick-Fil-A
    17%
  • The Grill at 1810
    14%
  • Subway
    12%
  • Off Campus Options are Amazing
    12%
  • Einstein Bagels
    9%
  • The new JC
    8%
  • Panda Express
    7%
67%
of students highly rate the dining facilities. 120 responses

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Campus Quality

Campus
grade A+
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
grade A+
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 110 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    54%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    41%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    3%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    3%

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Safety

Safety
grade B+
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
87%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus. 129 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 78 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    35%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    37%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    18%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    10%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 97 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    37%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    46%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    12%
  • Not very visible.
    4%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 183 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    46%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    50%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    4%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    1%
Men's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Tennis
Women's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Basketball, Golf, Rifle, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Radio Station, Student Government, Newspaper, Television Station, Yearbook
Music
Choral Groups, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Music Ensembles, Musical Theater, Opera, Pep Band, Symphony Orchestra
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 196 responses
  • Ole Miss Football
    27%
  • Groving
    25%
  • Hotty Toddy
    17%
  • Sororities
    14%
  • Fraternities
    7%
  • Academic Clubs
    5%
  • Concerts
    3%

Scholarship

Party Scene

Party Scene
grade A+
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 112 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    26%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    47%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    14%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    4%
  • Parties? What parties?
    9%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 74 responses
  • Football season
    50%
  • Everything!
    22%
  • Spring parties
    15%
  • Woodstock
    9%
  • Pre- Rush season
    3%
  • We don't party
    1%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
29%
Women in Sororities
36%
67%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 174 responses

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