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William Carey University

Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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Student Population
William Carey University overview
Location Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Online wmcarey.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Small City
Religious Affiliation Baptist
William Carey University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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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 774 prospective students applied, and 426 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 212 enrolled in the school.  3,103 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,939 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $11,850 plus fees of $900. William Carey University is ranked 458 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



William Carey University is rated within the top 44% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 950/1180
ACT 20/28
GPA 3.46
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jul 15, 2022
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $40

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for William Carey University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$900
Room and Board $6,272
Budget for Other Expenses$3,417
Total One Year Cost$23,639

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

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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%

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