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Calendar and Costs

CALENDAR

We welcome students for summer terms, one semester, or the academic year.
 
  Fall 2017 Spring 2018 1st Summer 2017 2nd Summer 2017
Arrival Day August 9  January 16 May 25 June 27
Orientation August 11-18 January 17-19 May 26 June 28
Classes Start August 21 January 22 May 30 June 29
Break (from-to) September 4;
November 20-24
March 10-18,
March 30
- July 4
Exams December 4-8 May 7-11 June 26-27 July 27-28
Departure Day December 9 May 12 June 27 & 28 July 29
 
Please note that Orientation is mandatory and that free transportation to and from airport will only be provided on Official Arrival and Departure Days. You will not need to physically sign up for orientation; as an incoming exchange student, we will have helpful information for you and will anticipate your presence at orientation. 

Link to Academic Calendar
 

COSTS
 
Depending upon your university’s exchange agreement with UM, the cost of studying at Ole Miss will vary. Please check with your home institution advisor as to which of the following agreements apply to you:
 
Tuition-Only Exchanges
You will receive a scholarship that covers tuition costs. You should budget for housing and meals, health insurance, textbooks, the student health center visit, personal expenses, travel expenses, and fees.

Tuition, Housing, and Meals Exchanges
You will receive a scholarship that covers tuition, housing, and meal benefits (the dollar equivalent of housing on campus and the dollar equivalent of a full meal plan). You should budget for health insurance, textbooks, the student health center visit, personal expenses, travel expenses, and fees.

Fee-Paying Exchange Students
You will receive a scholarship that covers non-resident tuition. You should budget for tuition, health insurance, textbooks, the student health center visit, personal expenses, travel expenses, and fees.
 
ISEP Students
You will receive a scholarship that covers tuition, housing and meal benefits (the dollar equivalent of a full meal plan) at no cost. You will also receive a stipend of $500 for living expenses. You should budget for textbooks, the student health center visit, personal expenses, travel expenses, and fees.
 
 
Estimated Costs - Exchange & Direct Enroll*
 
 

 

 

Semester

Summer

Tuition and Direct Enroll Fees

Waived for exchange students; $4500 per semester for direct enroll students

$2400, $2,045 tuition discount to exchange students

Non-resident Fees

Waived for all students

Waived for all students

Application Fee

$60

$60

On-Campus Housing

$3040 per semester plus $75 application fee

Varies

Off-Campus Housing Booked Independently

$400-$700 per month; generally requires a full year lease

Not available

Meal Plan On Campus

$1850 (unlimited); Please go to olemiss.campusdish.com for all meal plans.

$500

Mandatory UM Health Insurance

$904 in Fall, $1253 in Spring, 

$150

Mandatory Tuberculosis Testing

$165

$165

International Study Fee

$100

$30

Capital Improvements Fee

$50

$25

Student Activities Fee

$5

$5

Textbooks

~$500 - $650

~$200

Special Class Fees

~$25 - $150 per class; only applies to certain classes (more typical for science and art courses)

~$10-$100 per class; only applies to certain classes          

Optional Linen Pack

$35

$35

Personal Spending Money

~$300 per month
 

~$300 per month

TOTAL
(may vary due to personal spending habits)

Exchange ≈ $8,500
Direct Enroll ≈ $13,000

Exchange ≈ $3,000
Direct Enroll ≈ $5,000

*Based on 2016-2017 AY costs and subject to change. Final fees will be set in July prior to the August start of the academic year.