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About University of Southern Mississippi

University of Southern Mississippi is a Public, 4 years college located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
It has a total enrollment of 14,606 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. It is a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The acceptance rate at University of Southern Mississippi is 96.00% last year (undergraduate school).
University of Southern Mississippi is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
Address118 College Drive # 0001, Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
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School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of University of Southern Mississippi is 96.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 21.00%.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate96.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)21.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$60

Tuition & Fees

The tuition & fees at University of Southern Mississippi, for academic year 2019-2020 is $8,896 for Mississippi residents and $10,896 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, the 2020 tuition & fees are $8,896 for Mississippi residents and $10,896 for out-of-students.
Mississippi ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$8,896$10,896
Graduate Tuition & Fees$8,896$10,896

Student Population

At University of Southern Mississippi, total 14,606 are attending classes. Among them, 6,641 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Southern Mississippi has 11,451 students and the graduate school has 3,155 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students14,606
Undergraduate Students11,451
Graduate Students3,155
Online Enrollment6,641

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs164 Programs
Number of online programs57 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)

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Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
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Weekend/Evening College
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