University of Southern Mississippi

Overview

Student Population
14,509
University of Southern Mississippi overview
Location Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Online usm.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
University of Southern Mississippi overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, University of Southern Mississippi is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 8,550 prospective students applied, and 8,369 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,080 enrolled in the school.  11,156 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,353 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $8,514 plus fees of $110. University of Southern Mississippi is ranked 1307 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Moderate 
University of Southern Mississippi overview
ACT 19/25
GPA 3.15
Applications Accepted
97.9% 
University of Southern Mississippi overview
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Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Mississippi Resident Tuition
$8,514
In State Costs for University of Southern Mississippi
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$110
Room and Board $10,618
Budget for Other Expenses$3,306
Total One Year Cost$24,048
Out of State Tuition
$10,514
Out of State Costs for University of Southern Mississippi
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$110
Room and Board $10,618
Budget for Other Expenses$3,306
Total One Year Cost$26,048

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$41,700 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
47% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Southern Mississippi students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 22%
Health Professions 13%
Education 13%
Psychology 5%
Communication 5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=176372 IPEDS survey data for University of Southern Mississippi.