A professor takes advantage of cooler weather to have class on the Grove stage. UM is ranked in the top 100 among public universities, according to the 2022-23 U.S. News & World Report ‘Best Colleges’ rankings. Coming in at No. 72, it is the highest-ranked university in the state and also is recognized as a ‘Best Value’ school. Photo by Thomas Graning/Ole Miss Digital Imaging Services