School Overview

William Carey University is a Private, 4 years college located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. William Carey ranked 1st in Mississippi Colleges and 5th in Federal Region IV.
It has a total enrollment of 5,738 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. William Carey's acceptance rate is 57.45% last year (undergraduate school).
William Carey University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
Contact Information
Address710 William Carey Parkway, Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Admission Information
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School Category
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of William Carey University is 57.45% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 56.67%. The application fees are $40 for undergraduate programs and $40 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate57.45 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)56.67 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$40

Tuition & Fees

William Carey's 2022 tuition & fees is $14,550 for undergraduate students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $12,235.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$14,550
Graduate Tuition & Fees$12,235
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 5,738 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 1,188 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. William Carey has 3,337 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 2,401 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students5,738
Undergraduate Students3,337
Graduate Students2,401
Online Enrollment1,188

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs90 Programs
Number of online programs11 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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