The University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) is the flagship university for the state of Mississippi. A world-class public research university, the institution has a long history of producing leaders in public service, academics and innovative research. With more than 21,500 students, Ole Miss is the state's largest university, with a major medical school, a nationally recognized law school and 15 academic divisions. It has been ranked as one of America's best college buys by Forbes and one of the best places to work by the Chronicle of Higher Education. The university's Honors College has been named one of America's finest.
From a liberal arts college with more than 30 departments to an accountancy school that consistently ranks among the nation’s top 10, the University of Mississippi offers academic degrees to suit any student. Ole Miss also is home to a number of unique national centers of research and study, including the Center for the Study of Southern Culture, the Center for Intelligence and Security Studies, the Croft Institute for International Studies, the National Food Management Service Institute and the Center for Manufacturing Excellence.