Class of 2013

Number Who Enrolled: 117

  • Resident: 71
  • Non-resident: 46
  • Male Enrollment: 70
  • Female Enrollment: 47
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Average Age: 24

Median LSAT: 155

  • 75th Percentile: 157
  • 25th Percentile: 152

Median GPA: 3.46

  • 75th Percentile: 3.67
  • 25th Percentile: 3.13

Number Represented

  • Schools: 49
  • States: 17


  • Resident Tuition: $13,488 per year
  • Nonresident Tuition: $29,288 per year

Certificate Programs

  • Criminal Law
  • Air & Space Law
  • Business Law

Journal Experience

  • Mississippi Law Journal
  • Journal of Space Law
  • Sports Law Review
  • The Sandbar
  • Water Log
  • Sea Grant Law & Policy Journal
  • 30 students publishing in works like the Mississippi Law Journal, the Mississippi Sports Law Review and the Journal of Space Law
  • 11 current students are publishing in law reviews and journals such as The Virginia Journal of International Law, The Emory International Law Review, The University of Florida Journal of Law and Public Policy, and The International Sports Law Journal

Student Body & Faculty

  • Approximately 440 JD students
  • 33 full time faculty
  • Student to faculty ratio: 15:1
  • 175 electives offered
  • Smaller entering class means more jobs available upon graduation

Post Graduation

  • Mississippi Bar passage rate is 84% (in 2012) or three points above the state passage rate.
  • Alumni located in 48 states and Washington, D.C.
  • Alumni include John Grisham, writer; A.C. Wharton, mayor of Memphis; Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker, U.S. senators; and Matthew Sharpe, workers’ compensation and compliance coordinator for the New Orleans Saints
  • Ole Miss Law ranked in top 50 based on post-graduate success, student satisfaction, affordability and diversity by National Jurist

Faculty Success

Our Faculty:

  • Testify before Congress on mutual fund regulation
  • Litigate before the Supreme Court
  • Represent the Vatican at international organizations
  • Hold Ph.D.s from Princeton, Oxford, Notre Dame, Chicago and Vanderbilt
  • Produce the authoritative reference work on Mississippi Family Law
  • Send mentees to advanced tax law programs every year
  • Appear as expert witnesses in disputes over legal ethics

All applicants are given automatic consideration for first year scholarships.  Most of our scholarships are merit-based.  Also, students may receive loans through the University’s Financial Aid Office.  For more information regarding loans, please visit: