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University of Mississippi Medical Center: Narrative Description


2500 North State St.
Jackson, MS 39216-4505
Tel: (601)984-1000; Admissions: (601)984-1080; Fax: (601)984-1080; Web Site:

Description: State-supported, upper-level, specialized, coed. Administratively affiliated with University of Mississippi. Awards bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and first professional degrees. Founded 1955. Setting: 164-acre urban campus. Endowment: $31.7 million. Research spending 2002-03: $23.3 million. Educational spending 2002-03: $66,944 per student. Total enrollment: 1,773. Faculty: 2,301 (605 full-time, 1,696 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 2:1. Full-time: 463 students, 81% women, 19% men. Part-time: 20 students, 70% women, 30% men. 0% from out-of-state, 0.2% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 17% black, 0% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 66% transferred in. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: health professions and related sciences. Calendar: semesters. Services for LD students, distance learning, internships. Study abroad program.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $10. State resident tuition: $3078 full-time, $128 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $6579 full-time, $273 per credit hour part-time. Full-time tuition varies according to program. Part-time tuition varies according to course load and program. College room only: $2080. Room charges vary according to housing facility.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 132 college housing spaces available; 80 were occupied in 2002-03. Option: women-only housing available. Rowland Medical Library with 291,435 books, 56,776 microform titles, 2,371 serials, 17,084 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $3.3 million. 90 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: See Jackson State University.

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