• Control: Public
  • Carnegie Classification: Research
  • Institution: 4 Year
  • Enrollment: > 10,000

2019 Recognition Categories

  • Collaborative Governance
  • Job Satisfaction
  • Professional/Career Development
  • Respect and Appreciation
  • Supervisor/Department Chair Relationship
  • Teaching Environment (Faculty Only)
  • Tenure Clarity & Process (Faculty Only)
  • Work/Life Balance

What makes your college a great place to work?

Presidential Statement

The University of Mississippi is a warm, welcoming community, where people exchanging smiles and greetings around campus is the rule, not the exception. It's a collegial environment where relationships matter, and we support each other as we work toward making a difference in the lives of our students, our state, and beyond. Personal connections and an encouraging workplace culture enable us to focus fully on a common purpose: our students and their success.

Employee Comment

Its family-friendly culture, commitment to employee education and professional development, and accessibility of upper administration

Vital Statistics


  • Combined Administration and Exempt Staff: 869
  • Fulltime Faculty: 825
  • Fulltime Non-Exempt Staff: 1441
  • Adjunct Count: 466

    Average Annual Salary

  • Faculty: $84,815
  • Administration: $186,781
  • Exempt Professional Staff: $76,280
  • Non-exempt Staff: $33,120

    Voluntary Turnover Rate

  • Full-time Faculty: 1
  • Full-time Staff (excluding Faculty): 5
  • 11 Years Recognized
  • 8 Years of Honor Roll

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