University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, MS, USA
3.99 Average Rating

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.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
65%
Out of State Students
27%
0
100
98%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision June 30, 2019
Other May 27, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
14,478
Total Number of Undergrads
11,815
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
26%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
47%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
17:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$12,506
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$8,624
Out-of-State Tuition
$10,624
0
100
69%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
93%
Average Aid Per Year
$9,770
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
37%
63%
Student Organizations
280
Size of Town
City: Small
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Hattiesburg
Biloxi
Jackson
New Orleans
Atlanta
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
60%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$36,400
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What Students Are Saying

3.99 Average Rating
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!
Anesha from Columbia, MS

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