Overview

Student Population
5,042
William Carey University overview
Location Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Online wmcarey.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Baptist
William Carey University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, William Carey University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Baptist faith. In the most recent statistical year 607 prospective students applied, and 412 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 168 enrolled in the school.  3,103 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,939 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $11,700 plus fees of $900. William Carey University is ranked 508 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Average 
William Carey University overview
SAT 930/1150
ACT 21/29
GPA 3.46
Applications Accepted
67.9% 
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Applicant Competition Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$11,700
Costs for William Carey University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$650
Other Fees$900
Room and Board $6,204
Budget for Other Expenses$3,240
Total One Year Cost$22,694

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$40,900 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
51% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by William Carey University students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 24%
Education 17%
Psychology 16%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 13%
Business 10%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=176479 IPEDS survey data for William Carey University.