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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

Admission to the Graduate School

Graduate Accelerator Programs

Students who do not meet the minimum requirements for entry into select programs may be admitted into the Graduate Accelerator Programs in the Nondegree III category for conditional admission to the University of Mississippi.

Nondegree III – International applicants who will be enrolled in a Graduate Accelerator Program and have a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution with an earned grade point average of at least 2.5 may be admitted to this category. A student in this category may not register for thesis or dissertation hours. Applicants must meet the English language proficiency requirements established for admission to a Graduate Accelerator Program given below. Nondegree III students who later are admitted to a degree program may apply a maximum of 12 hours of courses taken in this category to the degree.

The program is currently available for the following degree program: Master’s in Engineering

To be admitted to a Graduate Accelerator, applicants must submit the following to Ole Miss International:

English Language Test Minimum Score
TOEFL (paper-based) 550
IELTS 6.00
PTE-A (Pearson Test of English – Academic) 53
Password (PASS) Test 6.0
Cambridge B2 First (FCE), C1 Adv (CAE), or C2 Prof (PFE): score of 169+, no part below 162
IB HL English B 5+
IB SL English B 6+
IB HL English A (Language + Literature) or (Literature) 5+
IB SL English A (Language + Literature) or (Literature) 5+
ILSC* Adv 1
OHLA* Adv 2

*OHLA and ILSC 80% pass rate required

GPA Requirements

Graduate Advanced Master’s Accelerator Program (AMAP) 3.0 GPA or localized equivalent
Graduate Master’s Accelerator Program (MAP) 2.5 GPA or localized equivalent
Graduate Pre-Sessional English 2.5 GPA or localized equivalent*

*varies by intended degree

The School of Engineering will waive the requirement of the GRE examination for all international students that successfully complete either the one or two semester Master’s Accelerator Program as designed and implemented by the School of Engineering.

Students who complete the MAP and enter a degree program with a waived GRE score must submit a GRE score in conjunction with any application for admission to Ph.D. programs at the University of Mississippi.

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