William Carey University

Hattiesburg, MS

William Carey University

Hattiesburg, MS

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Tuition & Fees

$13,650

not including housing and food

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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-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

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

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

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

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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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