The University of Alabama vs. University of Mississippi (Ole Miss)

Two Rivalry Colleges in Southeastern Conference

  • Both The University of Alabama and University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) are public.
  • The University of Alabama is located in Tuscaloosa, AL and Ole Miss is located in University, MS.
  • The University of Alabama has more expensive tuition of $33,200 than Ole Miss ($26,980).
  • The University of Alabama has tighter acceptance rate of 53.30% than Ole Miss (83.91%).
  • The University of Alabama has higher SAT scores of 1,280 than Ole Miss (1,100).
  • The University of Alabama is larger with 38,644 students than Ole Miss (22,300 students).
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#201 in National Universities
#5 in Alabama
Rankings#116 in National Universities
#3 in Mississippi
Public, 4-yearsSchool TypePublic, 4-years
Tuscaloosa, ALLocationUniversity, MS
Known asOle Miss
2-4 Year Certificate
Bachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Master's
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Offered DegreesBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Master's
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
Tuition & Fees
$11,900 Alabama residents
$33,200 out-of-state
Undergraduate$9,412 Mississippi residents
$26,980 out-of-state
$11,740 Alabama residents
$33,040 out-of-state
Graduate$9,412 Mississippi residents
$26,980 out-of-state
$14,421Financial Aid$14,079
Admission
$40 undergraduate
$65 graduate
Application Fee$65 undergraduate
$50 graduate
53.30%Acceptance Rate83.91%
36.45%Yield25.28%
1,280 SAT, 27 ACTTest Scores1,100 SAT, 25 ACT
Student Population
38,644Total Students22,300
32,458Undergraduate17,302
6,186Graduate4,998
5,820Online Enrollment1,808
Graduation Rate & Outcomes
72%Graduation Rate67%
18%Transfer-out Rate
87%Retention Rate89%
$51,600Average Earning after Graduation$56,600
Special Learning Opportunities and Student Services
Online Degree/Certificate Program Offered for Both Undergraduate and GraduateDistance Learning (Online Classes)Online Degree/Certificate Program Offered for Both Undergraduate and Graduate
ROTC
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certifiate
Special OpportunitiesROTC
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certifiate
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 8,989)
$6,100 average annual costs
On-Campus Living✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 5,479)
$6,514 average annual costs
✔ (99 meals per week)
$4,426 average annual costs
Meal PlanNot offered or not Reported
Faculties and Staffs
19 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
1,517 Full-time
469 Part-time
Number of Faculties1,869 Full-time
349 Part-time
5,980 Full-time
940 Part-time
Number of Staffs11,522 Full-time
1,625 Part-time
$94,993 for Faculties
$62,112 Part-time
Average Salary$85,142 for Faculties
$58,769 Part-time
All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2022-2023