University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, MS

University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, MS

Do you work for University of Southern Mississippi?

Claim This Profile

Tuition & Fees

$8,896

$10,896

not including room and board

More Financial Details

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

75th
28
25th
19
75th
25
25th
17
75th
26
25th
19
More Admissions Details

undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

18

students

1

faculty

More Student Details

Not Selective

96%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,328
Declined 355
Total Received 9,683
More Admissions Details

Public

13,237

undergraduate students

3,080

graduate students

More Student Details

People Who Liked This School Also Liked…

Name Location
University of Mississippi University, MS
Mississippi State University Mississippi State, MS
Samford University Birmingham, AL
University of Georgia Athens, GA
Birmingham–Southern College Birmingham, AL
Mississippi College Clinton, MS
The University of Tampa Tampa, FL
Ohio University Athens, OH
Georgia State University Atlanta, GA
Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO
See All School Suggestions for You
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Location

School Facts

University of Southern Mississippi, founded in 1910, is a public, comprehensive institution. Programs are offered through the Colleges of the Arts, Business Administration, Education and Psychology, Health and Human Sciences, International and Continuing Education, Liberal Arts, Nursing, and Science and Technology and the Institute of Marine Sciences. Its 1,090-acre campus is located in Hattiesburg, 90 miles south of Jackson.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 16,317
Established in 1910
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

1,090-acre, suburban campus in Hattiesburg (population: 46,377), 90 miles from both Jackson and New Orleans; branch campuses in Jackson County and Long Beach and at Keesler Air Force Base. Served by air, bus, and train; major airports serve Jackson and New Orleans. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

University of Southern Mississippi
118 College Drive
Hattiesburg, MS
39406

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
28%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
79%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

75th
28
25th
19
75th
25
25th
17
75th
26
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

96%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,328
Declined 355
Total Received 9,683

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Financial Aid

83%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,102

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,786
Room & board $10,937
Additional fees $110
Books & supplies $1,400
Total $21,233
Average Financial Aid - $8,102
Total with Avg. Aid $13,131
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Financial Facts

Net Price Calculator Visit calculator

Financial Aid Office


P: 601 266-4774
F: 601 266-5769
financial.aid@usm.edu

Financial Aid Right Now

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Beach volleyball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, baseball, bass fishing, bowling, football, martial arts, muai thai, quidditch, rugby, soccer, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, baseball, bass fishing, bowling, football, lacrosse, martial arts, muai thai, quidditch, soccer, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Conference USA (Division I, Football I-AA)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Advertising.
Anthropology, General.
Apparel and Textiles, General.
Architectural Engineering Technologies/Technicians.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemistry, General.
Chemistry, Other.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Clinical/Medical Social Work.
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services, Other.
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Counseling Psychology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Dance, General.
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician.
Development Economics and International Development.
Dietetics/Dietitian.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family Systems.
Fashion Merchandising.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General.
Foreign Language Teacher Education.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
Forensic Science and Technology.
General Studies.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History, General.
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other.
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management.
Human Resources Development.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Industrial Technology/Technician.
Interior Architecture.
Intermedia/Multimedia.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Relations and Affairs.
Journalism.
Legal Assistant/Paralegal.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Library and Information Science.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography.
Marketing, Other.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Management.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Nursing Practice.
Nursing Science.
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Polymer/Plastics Engineering.
Psychology, General.
Public Health, General.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Transportation/Mobility Management.
Visual and Performing Arts, General.
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Most Popular Majors

  1. Elementary Education
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Internships

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy

16,317

total students

69%

in-state

31%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

13,237
students

Female
63%
8,293

Male
37%
4,944

19%

3,080
students

Female
65%
2,014

Male
35%
1,066

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

78%

10,367
students

Female
65%
6,705

Male
35%
3,662

22%

2,870
students

Female
55%
1,588

Male
45%
1,282

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
28%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
61%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

128

semester hours

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway