Class Profile & Facts

1L Class Facts

Median: 156
75th percentile: 158
25th percentile: 152

Median: 3.51
75th percentile: 3.72
25th percentile: 3.18

Number of Total Students: 167
Residents: 94
Nonresidents: 73
Male: 86
Female: 81
Minority: 19%
States Represented: 23


  • Resident Tuition: $16,870 per year
  • Nonresident Tuition: $36,935 per year

Concentration Programs

  • Air & Space Law
  • Business Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Sports and Entertainment Law

Journal Experience

  • For the past three academic years, 77 students published articles, with 25 placed all over the country and world:The Arizona Journal of Environmental Law & PolicyThe Brazilian Journal of International Law, the University of Denver Sports & Entertainment Law Journal, the University of Florida Journal of Law & Public Policy and the Virginia Journal of International Law 
  • 50 placed in journals at Ole Miss Law: Mississippi Law Journal, Mississippi Sports Law Review, Journal of Space Law
  • Three publications devoted to environmental, ocean and coastal law

Student Body & Faculty

  • Approximately 470 JD students
  • 33 full time faculty
  • Student to faculty ratio: 12.6:1
  • 185 electives offered
  • Smaller entering class means more jobs available upon graduation

Post Graduation

  • Current ABA Bar passage rate is 82.57%
  • 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 has been ranked in the top 50 based on post-graduate success, student satisfaction, affordability and diversity by National Jurist

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.