William Carey University

Hattiesburg, MS

William Carey University

Hattiesburg, MS

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

NA%

male

NA%

female

19

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 432
Declined 33
Total Received 465
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Private

2,090

undergraduate students

1,158

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,248
Established in 1906
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Southern Baptist

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 town
  • Metropolitan area: New Orleans
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: New Orleans International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $30

Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 432
Declined 33
Total Received 465

Admissions Factors

Very Important

standardized test scores

Considered

class rank

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Golf
Soccer
Softball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Fine/Studio Arts, General
General Studies
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History, General
Journalism
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Therapy/Therapist
Music, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious/Sacred Music
Social Sciences, General
Social Studies Teacher Education
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Speech Teacher Education
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

3,248

total students

89%

in-state

11%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

64%

2,090
students

Female
0%
0

Male
0%
0

36%

1,158
students

Female
0%
0

Male
0%
0

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

Not reported

Not reported

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406

Transfer students enrolled

12%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment no
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment no
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

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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