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Arabic Language Flagship Program
The University of Mississippi



DEADLINE EXTENSION! APPLY NOW using the UM Special Programs & Scholarships application. Due to the difficulty the Covid-19 pandemic has brought on students, parents and guidance counselors, the Jan. 5 application deadline has been extended on a space-available basis.

John Chappel

Arabic Flagship alumnus John Chappell speaks at the UM Tech Summit.


“Here in Oxford, at the University of Mississippi, there is truly one of the best Arabic programs in the country.”


– John Chappell, Class of 2019

Rhodes Scholarship finalist

Majors: Arabic, International Studies

Special Programs: Arabic Flagship, Croft Institute, Honors College

Hometown: Albuquerque, New Mexico



Arabic Flagship students hail from across the U.S. to participate in UM’s rigorous Flagship curriculum.