The University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) is a top public coeducational research university located in Oxford, Mississippi, USA. It was chartered by the Mississippi Legislature in 1844.

The University of Mississippi is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, master's, specialist, first professional, and doctoral programs. The clinical program is fully accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). The School of Education has been continuously accredited since 1954 by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the Mississippi Department of Education. All degree programs offered by the Department of Art at The University of Mississippi are accredited by The National Association of Schools of Art and Design. The University is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music.

Ranking Profile:

- University of Mississippi is ranked 143rd among Tier 1 National Universities (USNWR 2012).

- Rated as the nation's 5th Top Party University by The Princeton Review (2010).

- Public Accounting Report ranked the University of Mississippi's doctoral and graduate programs in accountancy both at No. 15, with its undergraduate program rated at No. 18 (2008).

- University of Mississippi is ranked 23rd among the nation's public universities by Forbes.com. When it comes to undergraduate teaching, Ole Miss did better than the University of Virginia, Michigan, North Carolina at Chapel Hill and UC-Berkeley.

- The School of Pharmacy is ranked 20th in the nation among schools of pharmacy for funding from the National Institutes of Health and 2nd among pharmacy schools for total federal funding.

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