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University of Mississippi

Location: Oxford, Mississippi

Founded: 1848

ORAU Member since: 1948

Member Councilor: Joseph Gladden

Enrollment: 21,258 (fall 2016)

Mission Statement:

The University of Mississippi’s mission is to create, evaluate, share, and apply knowledge in a free, open, and inclusive environment of intellectual inquiry.

Building upon a distinguished foundation in the liberal arts, the state’s oldest university serves the people of Mississippi and the world through a breadth of academic, research, and professional programs.

The University of Mississippi provides an academic experience that emphasizes critical thinking; encourages intellectual depth and creativity; challenges and inspires a diverse community of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students; provides enriching opportunities outside the classroom; supports lifelong learning; and develops a sense of global responsibility.

Website: University of Mississippi

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