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    Path 4 at UM-DeSoto
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  • Path 4 at UM-DeSoto

PATH 4 combines the convenience of the DeSoto Center with a more traditional straight-line experience. The program offers you a seamless, four-year experience at the DeSoto Center with exclusive benefits—including scholarship and financial aid advantages—while you complete courses at both Northwest and Ole Miss.

Here’s what makes the path Path 4 at UM-DeSoto

Simplified Admission Process

  • Apply to the Path 4 program during your first 30 credit hours or first two semesters as a Northwest DeSoto student. Northwest and Ole Miss DeSoto representatives then work together to ensure a seamless transition from your associate’s to your bachelor’s.

Coordinated Advising

  • Northwest and Ole Miss academic advisors coordinate to ensure your degree completion for Path 4.

Scholarship Opportunities

  • As a Path 4 student, you receive first priority for DeSoto Center 2+2 Foundation Scholarships.

Financial Aid Packaging

  • As a Path 4 student, you may combine your Northwest and Ole Miss credit hours for federal financial aid benefits.

Joint Services, Organizations and Activities

  • Take advantage of student services, student organizations, and campus activities offered by both Northwest and Ole Miss DeSoto.

Two Degrees

  • At the end of the program, as a Path 4 student, you obtain NWCC associate’s and Ole Miss bachelor’s degrees with the opportunity to pursue graduate degrees in the future.