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University of Southern Mississippi Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$15,350 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,744 tuition
$7,206 on campus room & board
$1,400 books and supplies
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$23,630 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$15,024 tuition
$7,206 on campus room & board
$1,400 books and supplies
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$6,746 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
96% of students receive aid
51% get federal aid ($4,429 avg)
32% get state aid ($1,471 avg)
72% get institn'l aid ($6,746 avg)
64% get loans ($6,722 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 7.35% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.87% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $8,102 94%
Federal Grant Aid $4,429 51%
Pell Grants $4,456 50%
Other Federal Grants $463 14%
Institution Grant Aid $6,746 72%
State Grant Aid $1,471 32%
Student Loans $6,722 64%
Federal Loans $6,471 64%
Other Loans $7,429 2%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does University of Southern Mississippi offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
118 College Drive # 0001
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
(601) 266-1000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $281
Out of State $626


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Lanie from Madison, MS
  • May-30-2017 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    USM is cheaper than any other major university in the state of Mississippi

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  • 5
  • SMTTT2017
  • Apr-08-2014 I am a current student here

    It's worth the money. The education is great, as are the teachers.

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  • 5
  • LaSasha from Beaumont, MS
  • Feb-19-2014 I am a current student here

    To get your BANG FOR THE BUCK you must attend any athletic event, football preferably. The entire day, literally, is filled with nothing but FUN, FOOD, and FRIENDS!

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