University of Mississippi

322 Coulter Hall
University, MS 38677
Phone: 662-915-5143
Director: Murrell Godfrey, PhD mgodfrey@olemiss.edu
Status: Full Accreditation for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Forensic Chemistry
http://www.olemiss.edu

Founded in 1848, Ole Miss’s BS in forensic chemistry program has educated future forensic scientists intending to get into criminal investigation and law enforcement. Students get a healthy dose of chemistry, recitation, chemistry laboratory, organic chemistry, environmental chemistry, quantitative analysis, biochemistry, research, and more. The University of Mississippi includes the University of Mississippi Medical Center, which earned close to $144 million to support 527 externally funded projects some of include projects for the Bachelor of Science degree in Forensic Chemistry.

Admission Requirements

Admission into the undergraduate forensic science program at Ole Miss takes hard work, as competition is high. Entering students need to be adequately prepared in chemistry, mathematics, and English. ACT scores need to be above 22 or applications will not be considered. Admission with advanced standing is possible for students who complete the high school Advanced Placement Program with a minimum ranking of 4. Applicants who are transferring from another university need to have an average grade of C in all classes. Contact the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry to learn more.

Most Recent Class Profile:

Type: Public
# of Total Applicants: N/A
# Students Enrolled: 18,344 (including the University’s Medical Center)
# of MS Residents Enrolled: 70%
# of Minorities Enrolled: 20%
Overall GPA: 2.5-3.0
Average ACT Score: 23+
Resident 1st Year Tuition: $5,106
Total Resident Cost for 4 Years: $20,424
Non-Resident 1st Year Tuition: $13,050
Total Non-Resident Cost for 4 Years: $52,200

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