William Carey University

Mission StatementAs a Christian university which embraces its Baptist heritage and namesake, William Carey...
As a Christian university which embraces its Baptist heritage and namesake, William Carey University provides quality educational programs, within a caring Christian academic community, which challenge the individual student to excel in scholarship, leadership, and service in a diverse global society.

Quick Facts

Updated U.S. Gov IPEDS 2017-18
Logo of William Carey University
  • Location: Hattiesburg, MS
  • Student Body: 4,839
  • Education Type: 4 Years+
  • Funding: Private
  • Campus Type: Urban
  • Web Site: www.wmcarey.edu
  • Acceptance Rate: 48.82%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 48.82%
  • Application Deadline: n/a
  • International Students: Unreported
  • Application Fee: $40
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
  • Tuition: $11,400
  • Grad Tuition: $8,400
  • Room and Board: $6,267
  • Books and Supplies: $3,300
  • Other Fees: $900
  • Average Net Price: $16,293
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 173
  • Men / Women Ratio: 75 / 98
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 500 - 560
  • Median SAT Math Range: 490 - 600
  • Median ACT Range: 21 - 21
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 5.5
  • % of International Students: Unreported
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: n/a
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Not Considered
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Education: 46%
  • Health Professions: 12%
  • Business, Management, Marketing: 9%
  • Psychology: 8%
  • Biological, Biomedical Science: 5%

Academic Programs

William Carey University offers 109 Total Programs in Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Education. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Bachelor's Degree ProgramsWilliam Carey University offers 43 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Education
English Literature
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Parks, Leisure Studues
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Psychology
Social Sciences
Theology
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsWilliam Carey University offers 40 Master's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Education
English Literature
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Protective Services
Psychology
Theology
Doctorate Degree ProgramsWilliam Carey University offers 5 Doctorate Degree Programs
Education
Health Professions

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 57%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 55%
  • 1st Year Retention: 85%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $35,400
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 4,839
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 63%
  • Black Students: 27%
  • Asian Students: 3%
  • Hispanic Students: 2%
  • Non-resident, alien: 2%
  • Unknown: 2%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%
  • Two or more races: <1%