The University of Mississippi

Creating Economic Opportunity

This is for a prosperous state and a profound impact

The University of Mississippi is critical to the economy of our state — and beyond. We help students improve their employability and achieve their individual potential; we facilitate new research and entrepreneurial ventures; and we draw visitors and students to our state, generating new investments and opportunities.

As we move forward boldly, the economic effect on Mississippi deepens. A 2019 impact report documented that the university contributes $2.9 billion in annual economic benefit for the state, enabling more than 43,000 jobs.

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