Undergraduate (B.A.)

The Office of Admissions Applications to the University of Mississippi for freshmen and transfer students can be found here at the Office of Admissions Applications webpage.  Students may declare a major in Southern Studies after admission to the university.  Dr. Darren E. Grem is the Undergraduate Studies Advisor and can be reached at degrem@olemiss.edu.

Graduate (M.A.)

The deadline for applying to the Graduate Program in Southern Studies is February 1. To apply, you must first initiate an application through the Graduate School website. Additionally, we require a writing sample and a 500 word statement of purpose. The personal statement should address the following questions: “Why is a degree in [Southern Studies/Documentary Expression] from the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi the best next move for you?  How will this degree program help you to achieve your personal and professional goals?  What specifically appeals to you about the program?” You may either upload these materials through the Graduate School website or send the hard copy directly to the Southern Studies Graduate Program, Center for the Study of Southern Culture, University of Mississippi, P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677. Also, two confidential letters of recommendation should come directly from the recommenders, either uploaded to the website or sent in hard copy. All materials must be postmarked by February 1.

Graduate (M.F.A.)

The deadline for applying to the Graduate Program in Southern Studies is February 1. To apply, you must first initiate an application through the Graduate School website. The M.F.A does not require GRE scores, but does require students to already have an M.A. degree in the humanities, social science, or journalism.

Dr. Catarina Passidomo is the Graduate Studies Advisor.