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The University of Mississippi is a public land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant research university located in Oxford, Mississippi. It is one of the top 145 institutions of higher learning in the United States, and the flagship school of the University of Mississippi system. The Mississippi Legislature founded the school in 1844, and it was the state’s first public university. Today, it sits on more than 2,000 acres of land in a rural setting. Its motto is “Pro scientia et sapientia” or ”For knowledge and wisdom.” Notable alumni include writer James Meredith, football player Eli Manning, author John Grisham, Former United States Senator Thad Cochran, football player Michael Oher, actress Kate Jackson, Former Miss America and actress Mary Ann Mobley, Former United States Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, football player Charlie Conerly and record producer Glen Ballard. The school’s colors are cardinal red and navy blue, its mascot is the Landshark and its teams are nicknamed the Rebels. Its sports affiliation is NCAA Division I – SEC. Varsity sports offered by the University of Mississippi, or Ole Miss, include men’s football, baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, tennis and track and field, and women’s basketball, cross country, rifle, tennis, track and field and volleyball.
The University of Mississippi is an American public research university located in Oxford, Mississippi. Including the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, it is the state's largest university by enrollment. The university was chartered by the Mississippi Legislature on February 24, 1844, and four years later admitted its first enrollment of 80 students. More from Wikipedia...
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Clubs & Extracurriculars:Important, many to choose from
Greek Life:Important, 33 Greek organizations on campus
Party Scene:Notable, known as a party school