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University of Southern Mississippi


Overview

Student Population
14,478
 Location Hattiesburg, Mississippi
 Online usm.edu 
School Type Public 4 Year
Size Mid-size
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered 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 6,372 prospective students applied, and 6,272 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,903 enrolled in the school.  11,842 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,636 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $8,108 plus fees of $110. University of Southern Mississippi is ranked 1273 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Challenging
Test Scores
ACT GPA
ACT19/26
GPA3.15
Applications Accepted
98.4%
Applications Due-
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Mississippi Resident Tuition
$8,108
In State Costs for University of Southern Mississippi
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$110
Room and Board $9,631
Budget for Other Expenses$3,834
Total One Year Cost$22,883
Out of State Tuition
$8,108
Out of State Costs for University of Southern Mississippi
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$110
Room and Board $9,631
Budget for Other Expenses$3,834
Total One Year Cost$22,883

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%