The largest institution of higher education in the state of Mississippi (USA) is considered the University of Mississippi. The University of Mississippi is a public research institution founded in 1848 in the city of Oxford.
At the moment, the University of Mississippi is a prestigious educational institution, which is in the national ranking 132 positions. In the international list of the best universities, it occupies 630 place. In 2009-2012, the Chronicle of Higher Education named the University of Mississippi one of the “Great Colleges for Work,” putting the institute on the elite list of universities. The institution also ranked 145th in the ranking of the best US universities in 2018.
Over the entire period of the university, there were a large number of graduates who became known throughout the world. Among them are professional athletes, politicians, scientists, actors, writers, etc. Of them it is worth noting: