Freshmen entering the School of Applied Sciences must meet the same requirements as those for general admission to the University. Click here for UM Office of Admissions.
Students transferring from other institutions of higher learning must meet the requirements stated by the UM Office of Admissions. Click here for UM Office of Admissions. Transfer students must submit transcripts of all transfer work to the Office of the Dean of Applied Sciences before enrollment.
UM Students Changing Majors
Students who have completed prior course work at the University of Mississippi under a different school must have a 2.0 GPA on all work attempted at the University as well as on all work attempted at any institution of higher learning. To declare a major in the Criminal Justice or Paralegal Studies, students must:
- fill out an application packet, which may be obtained in the main departmental office.
- set up an appointment with the Chair of the Department of Legal Studies.
- submit a Change of Major Request Form to the School of Applied Sciences after meeting with the Legal Studies Chair.
- meet with a representative from the Dean’s Office to officially change the major.