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William Carey University

Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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Overview

Student Population
5,472
William Carey University overview
Location Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Online wmcarey.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Small City
Religious Affiliation Baptist
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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 758 prospective students applied, and 419 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 201 enrolled in the school.  3,473 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,999 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $12,600 plus fees of $1,050. William Carey University is ranked 368 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
9/10
Academics
6/10
Resources
5/10
Outcomes
6/10
Value

William Carey University is rated within the top 42% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for William Carey University within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Difficult
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SAT 1050/1330
ACT 20/27
Estimated GPA 3.46
Applications Accepted
55.3% 
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Applications Due Jul 15, 2022
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $40

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$12,600
Costs for William Carey University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,050
Room and Board $6,540
Budget for Other Expenses$3,417
Total One Year Cost$24,807

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Outcomes

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

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