Student Population at Ole Miss
A total of 21,203 students have enrolled at University of Mississippi - 16,092 undergraduate and 5,111 graduate.
By gender, 8,830 male and 12,373 female students are attending University of Mississippi. By attendance status, there are 18,671 full-time students and 2,532 part-time students.
The number of students at University of Mississippi is very large compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Mississippi. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as University of South Dakota and University of Louisville, its population is relatively small (average population is 27,685).
University of Mississippi offers online degree/certificate programs and 1,746 students enrolled in online programs.
Enrollment Comparison Chart
The below chart compares the student population between University of Mississippi and similar colleges.
Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status
By gender, there are 8,830 male and 12,373 female students attending Ole Miss. The male-to-female student ratio is 0.71 to 1 and the ratio is similar to national average (the national average is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status at Ole Miss.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
By race/ethnicity, there are 15,760 White students (74.33%) and 2,677 Black or African American students (12.63%) at University of Mississippi(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at University of Mississippi.
|American Indian or Alaska Native||44||17||27|
|Black or African American||1,892||691||1,201|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||12||8||4|
|Two or More Races||387||165||222|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||21||7||14|
|Black or African American||785||202||583|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||2||2||0|
|Two or More Races||80||39||41|
Enrollment by Student Age
By age, there are 17,359 students whose age under twenty five and 1,917 students whose age is over thirty years old at University of Mississippi.
Especially, 55 students are younger than eighteen and 23 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at University of Mississippi.
|65 and over||14||8||6|
|65 and over||9||6||3|
Online Student Population
At University of Mississippi, 11,702 students (55.19% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 1,746 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 1,332 students live in Mississippi where University of Mississippi is located in and 389 students have enrolled from other states.
|Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes||1,746||934||812|
|Enrolled Some in Online Classes||9,956||9,351||605|
|Not Enrolled in Online Classes||9,501||5,807||3,694|
|Total (Enrolled Excl.)||1,746||934||812|
|Other State in U.S.||389||166||223|
|Outside of U.S.||0||0||0|