The University of Southern Mississippi is a 4-year public school in southeast Mississippi. Southern Miss is home to colleges of Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, and Nursing as well as the sixth-oldest acceptance-based Honors College in the United States. In addition to classroom facilities, the Southern Miss campus hosts the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory and Arts Institute of Mississippi. For sports fans, Southern Miss fields 15 men’s and women’s athletic teams including a beach volleyball squad.
Overall, I find USM to be homely. The university maintains a calm, collected atmosphere while still encouraging academic growth and success. I love the fact that I can get the big college experience and the small town college feel from one place at the same time.
Wilson from Waynesboro, MS
USM is a great college! I have learned so much valuable information since I've been here that has enhanced my learning experience. I am proud to be a Golden Eagle!