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

2020 Recognition Categories

  • Job Satisfaction
  • Professional/Career Development
  • Supervisor/Department Chair Relationship
  • 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 special place that empowers true potential for our faculty and staff through our unique sense of care and embrace. Fueled by a commitment of service, Ole Miss instills an incredible feeling of shared community among all who work here to help advance our state, country and world. Through a sustained emphasis on personal connections and an encouraging workplace culture, we invest in all of our people to see them to their true potential.

Employee Comment

I am given the space and support to be creative and recommend new initiatives. Everyone's contributions and ideas are valued. I feel that I am building a legacy through my work -- making the institution stronger for future generations.

Vital Statistics


  • Fulltime Admin: 80
  • Fulltime Eps: 953
  • Fulltime Faculty: 966
  • Fulltime Non-Exempt Staff: 1071
  • Adjunct Count: 252

    Average Annual Salary

  • Faculty: $85,132
  • Administration: $189,405
  • Exempt Professional Staff: $73,665
  • Non-exempt Staff: $33,560

    Voluntary Turnover Rate

  • Full-time Faculty: 3%
  • Full-time Staff (excluding Faculty): 9%
  • 12 Years Recognized
  • 8 Years of Honor Roll

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