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University Of Mississippi Medical Center

University Of Mississippi Medical Center

The University of Mississippi Medical Centre, also called the UMC, was established as the department of health sciences under the University of Mississippi in 1955. Situated in Jackson, Mississippi, the UMC houses the University hospitals and health systems, including the University of Mississippi School of Medicine and the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Dentistry, as well as the Rowland Medical Library.

The University of Mississippi Medical Centre offers a number of master's and doctorate degrees. The academic divisions of the university are:

  • School of Dentistry
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • School of Health Related Professions
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Nursing

The UMC has a number of student clubs and organizations. Among those on campus are Phi Kappa Phi, and the Theta Beta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau. UMC's athletics teams participate in football, basketball, and volleyball.

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Contacting University of Mississippi Medical Center

University of Mississippi Medical Center
2500 N State St
Jackson , MS 39216-4505
General Phone: (601) 984-1000
http://www.umc.edu

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University of Mississippi Medical Center Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine179EMT paramedic, registered nursing, nursing science, various nursing
Medicine131dentistry, medicine, pharmaceutics and drug design
Medical Support and Technology74dental hygienist, nuclear medical tech, radiation therapist, cytotechnologist, clinical lab tech
Science58biochemistry, anatomy, bacteriology, pathology, physiology and pathology, biostatistics, biological and biomedical sciences
Therapy and Counseling57physical therapy
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy27occupational therapy
Medical Administration6medical records admin
Engineering0materials engineering

Number of programs and degrees for University of Mississippi Medical Center in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Master's degree806
Doctor's degree7711
Bachelor's degree2017
First-professional degree1272
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years383
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years71
Post-master's certificate21

University of Mississippi Medical Center Student Body

In 2007-2008, University of Mississippi Medical Center had a total enrollment of 1,702 students (1,310 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 36%
Graduate 33%
First Professional 31%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 74%
Black 16%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 6%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 2%
22-24 29%
25-29 42%
30-34 11%
35-39 5%
40-49 7%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

University of Mississippi Medical Center Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Jackson, Mississippi for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Mississippi Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

University of Mississippi Medical Center Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

University of Mississippi Medical Center Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
University of Mississippi Medical Center participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 244001)

University of Mississippi Medical Center Faculty

University of Mississippi Medical Center has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year26$119,16719$107,009
Associate professorcalendar year13$92,40123$91,846
Assistant professorcalendar year16$65,35537$69,359
Instructorcalendar year3$42,24813$50,969
All faculty totalcalendar year58$94,34492$80,157

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

University of Mississippi Medical Center Degree Programs (2007)

Engineering
Materials Engineering

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist

Medicine
Dentistry (DDS, DMD)
Medicine (MD)
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design (MS, PhD)

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nursing Science (MS, PhD)
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapy/Therapist

Science
Anatomy
Biochemistry
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biostatistics
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Pathology/Experimental Pathology
Physiology, Pathology, and Related Sciences, Other

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapy/Therapist

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checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
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checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
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