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University of Southern Mississippi

University of Southern Mississippi is a Public, 4 Years+ school located in Hattiesburg, MS. The 2019 average net price at University of Southern Mississippi is $13,773. Acceptance rate is 100.00%. The school has a total enrollment of 14,509.


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Top Ranked
Location: Hattiesburg, MS
Student Body: 14,509
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Urban
Web Site: www.usm.edu
Acceptance Rate: Open Enrollment

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Enrollment
  • Application Deadline: June 1, 2021
  • International Students: < 1%
  • Application Fee: $40
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
In State Tuition: $8,514
Out of State/International Tuition: $10,514
In State Grad Tuition: $8,514
Out of State Grad Tuition: $10,514
Room and Board: $10,618
Books and Supplies: $1,500
Other Fees: $110
Net Price In-District/State: $13,773
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 2,080
  • Men / Women Ratio: 667 / 1,413
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: Unreported
  • Median SAT Math Range: Unreported
  • Median ACT Range: 19 - 25
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 6.5
  • % of International Students: < 1%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 27
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Recommended
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Business, Management, Marketing: 20%
  • Health Professions: 14%
  • Education: 10%
  • Psychology: 6%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences: 5%

Academic Programs

University of Southern Mississippi offers 228 Total Programs in Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Business, Management, Marketing. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Bachelor's Degree ProgramsUniversity of Southern Mississippi offers 74 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Architecture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General Degree
  • Data Processing and Data Processing Technology, Technician Degree
Education
  • Education, Teaching of Individuals With Hearing Impairments Including Deafness Degree
  • Elementary Education and Teaching Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Music Teacher Education Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Special Education and Teaching, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Engineering
Engineering Technology
  • Architectural Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Computer Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Industrial Technology, Technician Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
English Literature
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Human Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Library Science
Mathematics and Statistics
Parks, Leisure Studues
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsUniversity of Southern Mississippi offers 50 Master's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
  • Counselor Education, School Counseling and Guidance Services Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Curriculum and Instruction Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Education, Teaching of Individuals With Specific Learning Disabilities Degree
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Educational, Instructional Technology Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Higher Education, Higher Education Administration Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Music Teacher Education Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Science Teacher Education, General Science Teacher Education Degree
  • Secondary Education and Teaching Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Special Education and Teaching, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Engineering
English Literature
Health Professions
  • Audiology, Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology, Pathologist Degree
  • Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Technology, Technologist Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Clinical, Medical Social Work Degree
  • Public Health, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Degree
History
Human Sciences
Library Science
Mathematics and Statistics
Parks, Leisure Studues
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Sport and Fitness Administration, Management Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Doctorate Degree ProgramsUniversity of Southern Mississippi offers 25 Doctorate Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other Degree
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Health Professions
History
Human Sciences
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Parks, Leisure Studues
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Psychology
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Certificate ProgramsUniversity of Southern Mississippi offers 19 Certificate Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
Education
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Library Science
Military Technology
Parks, Leisure Studues
  • Sport and Fitness Administration, Management Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Protective Services
Social Sciences

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 47%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 52%
  • 1st Year Retention: 71%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $38,200
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 14,509
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 63%
  • Black Students: 26%
  • Hispanic Students: 3%
  • Non-resident, alien: 3%
  • Two or more races: 3%
  • Asian Students: 1%
  • Unknown: 1%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%