William Carey University

Hattiesburg, MS

William Carey University

Hattiesburg, MS

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Tuition & Fees

$13,650

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
530
75th
680
25th
520
75th
29
25th
20
75th
25
25th
17
75th
27
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Selective

55%

acceptance rate

Accepted 419
Declined 339
Total Received 758
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Private

4,727

undergraduate students

2,682

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

William Carey University, founded in 1906, is a church-affiliated college. Its 64-acre main campus is located in the city of Hattiesburg, 85 miles southeast of Jackson.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 7,409
Established in 1906
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Baptist

Social Networks

120-acre campus in Hattiesburg (population: 46,377), 85 miles from Jackson; branch campuses in Gulfport and New Orleans. Served by air and train.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

William Carey University
710 William Carey Parkway
Hattiesburg, MS
39401-5499

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
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
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
530
75th
680
25th
520
75th
29
25th
20
75th
25
25th
17
75th
27
25th
20

Admissions Facts

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

Selective

55%

acceptance rate

Accepted 419
Declined 339
Total Received 758

Admissions Factors

Required

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

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Admissions Right Now

Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 601 318-6153
F: 601 318-6154
financialaid@wmcarey.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Archery
Baseball
Basketball
Beach volleyball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, billiards, bowling, flag football, Frisbee golf, dodgeball, kickball, laser tag, skating, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, Wiffle ball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art Teacher Education.
Bible/Biblical Studies.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Chemistry, General.
Chemistry, Other.
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other.
Counseling Psychology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Police Science.
Developmental and Child Psychology.
Drama and Dance Teacher Education.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Education, Other.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities.
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
General Studies.
Gerontology.
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician.
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other.
Health Teacher Education.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History, General.
Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies.
Journalism.
Learning Sciences.
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music Therapy/Therapist.
Music, General.
Nursing Administration.
Nursing Education.
Pastoral Studies/Counseling.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Psychology, General.
Psychology, Other.
Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religious/Sacred Music.
School Psychology.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Secondary School Administration/Principalship.
Social Science Teacher Education.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, Other.
Technical Teacher Education.
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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

7,409

total students

65%

in-state

35%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

64%

4,727
students

Female
64%
3,018

Male
36%
1,709

36%

2,682
students

Female
70%
1,873

Male
30%
809

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

48%

2,291
students

Female
67%
1,536

Male
33%
755

52%

2,436
students

Female
61%
1,482

Male
39%
954

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Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

Not Reported

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
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 Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

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