Student Success and Outcomes Data

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Retention Rate

Freshmen Retention – 2016 Cohort 85.2%

Graduation Rates

Six-Year Graduation Rate – 2011 Cohort

By Gender

Male 54.3%
Female 64.7%

By Ethnicity

Non-Resident Alien 51.6%
Hispanic 54.9%
American Indian or Alaska Native 40.0%
Asian 76.2%
African American 42.4%
White 64.3%
Two or More Races 42.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pac 0%
Unknown 75.0%

By Financial Aid Award Type

Federal Pell Grant Recipients  47.4%
Stafford Loan Recipients (subsidized, did not receive Pell)  54.3%
Students not receiving Stafford Loans or Pell Grants  67.0%

First Year Student Profile


Licensure Exam Outcomes

Employment Outcomes

Founded in 1848, the University of Mississippi is a public research university that offers nearly 200 degrees that prepare students for a wide variety of fields and further study related both directly and indirectly to the degree.  To demonstrate this variety, here is an abbreviated list of employment and graduate/professional fields gathered from our UM Alumni and Career Center Exiting Surveys:   Marketing, Urban Planning, Botany, Insurance, Consulting, Performing Arts, Real Estate, Speech Writing, Environmental Consulting, Specification Writing, Textile Research, Manufacturing, Chemical Sales, Technical Insurance Underwriting, Acting, Screenwriting, Actuarial Services, Homeland Security, Public Relations, Publishing, Set and Costume Designing, Sculpting, Census Planning, Ministry, Diplomacy, Public Policy Analysis, Foreign Service, Petroleum Research, Social Work, Recreation Management, Law Enforcement, Medicine, Journalism, Primary and Secondary Education, K-12 Administration, Post-Secondary Administration, Journalism, Business, Law, Counseling, Psychology, Accountancy, Taxation, Engineering, Speech Pathology, Pharmacy, Dietetics, Hospitality, and many more.


Program Outcomes

College of Liberal Arts

School of Applied Sciences

School of Education

School of Law

School of Pharmacy

University of Mississippi Medical Center