The Croft Institute for International Studies hosts approximately 170 students each year from over 22 states and 12 countries. The Institute accepts 55-60 students each fall into the international studies undergraduate degree program. International Studies is a demanding, interdisciplinary major in the College of Liberal Arts that offers small classes and individual attention to its students. Croft's rigorous academic program also requires intensive foreign language training and study abroad for one or two semesters. A student must be accepted into the Croft Institute in order to major in international studies at The University of Mississippi.