• Control: Public
  • Carnegie Classification: Doctorate/Research Universities [RU/VH, RU/H, DRU]
  • Institution: 4 Year
  • Enrollment: > 10,000

2023 Recognition Categories

  • Job Satisfaction & Support
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Professional Development
  • Mission & Pride
  • Supervisor/Department Chair Effectiveness
  • Confidence in Senior Leadership
  • Faculty & Staff Well-being
  • Shared Governance
  • Faculty Experience
  • Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

What makes your college a great place to work?

President's Statement

At the University of Mississippi, caring and collaboration define our campus community. It's reflected in our supportive workplace culture and our commitment to how we serve our students, our state, and our future. We achieve shared goals and build upon our legacy of excellence by empowering our people to pursue their passions and forge paths of success, advancement, and fulfillment. Our people are why the university is a special place to live, work, and learn.

Employee Comment

I have worked here more than 20 years, and the institution constantly strives to improve its academics, infrastructure, programs, athletics, diversity efforts - basically everything - throughout those years.

Vital Statistics

    Employee Counts

  • Full-time Administrators: 87
  • Full-time Exempt Professional Staff: 1,050
  • Full-time Faculty: 838
  • Full-time Non-exempt Staff: 992
  • Adjunct Faculty: 172

    Average Annual Salary

  • Full-time Administrators: $205,427
  • Full-time Faculty: $90,331
  • Full-time Exempt Professional Staff: $80,141
  • Full-time Non-exempt Staff: $38,377

    Voluntary Turnover Rate

  • Full-time Faculty: 3%
  • Full-time Staff: 12%
  • 14 Years Recognized
  • 10 Years Honor Roll

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