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#206, overall score 28.5/100

Fun Fact:

Ole Miss was the first university in the Southeast to hire a female faculty member, which it did in 1885.

CAMPUS INFORMATION

  • Location: Oxford, Miss.
  • Region: South
  • Campus type: College town
  • Public/Private: Public
  • Undergraduate enrollment: 19,213
  • Student origin: 56% in-state / 44% out-of-state
  • Student newspaper: The Daily Mississippian
  • NCAA Division: I
  • NCAA team: Rebels
  • Ultimate Frisbee teams: HYDRa/ Landsharks

COST & AID Score: 6.17/15

  • Score: 6.17/15
  • In-state tuition: $8,290
  • Out-of-state tuition: $23,554
  • Room & board costs: $10,502
  • Average annual scholarship/grant package: $9,714
  • Average loan debt: $28,162

ACADEMICS Score: 1.67/20

  • Score: 1.67/20
  • Acceptance rate: 84%
  • Student/faculty ratio: 18:1
  • Median SAT range: 1070-1290
  • Jewish Studies program: No
  • Jewish Studies major: No
  • Hebrew major: No

ISRAEL Score: 10/20

  • Score: 10/20
  • Size of Birthright trip: 1
  • Israel Studies center: No
  • Israel-related clubs: 0
  • BDS vote in last four years: Never introduced

SAFETY Score: 9.67/11

  • Score: 9.67/11
  • Anti-Semitic incidents in 2017: 0
  • Campus crime rate: 1.61/1,000 students (low)
  • City crime rate: 29.72/1,000 people (medium low)
  • LGBT center: Yes

JEWISH LIFE Score: 1/34

  • Score: 1/34
  • Hillel: Ole Miss Hillel
  • Chabad: No
  • Jewish fraternities: None
  • Jewish sororities: None
  • Synagogues within 10 miles: 0
  • Eruv: No

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