Hattiesburg, Mississippi

William Carey University


Student Population
National Rank
William Carey University overview
Location Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Online wmcarey.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Baptist
William Carey University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, William Carey University is a small 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 891 prospective students applied, and 435 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 177 enrolled in the school.  2,981 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,858 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $11,700 plus fees of $900. William Carey University is ranked 378 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 1070/1230
ACT 21/28
GPA 3.46
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Average

Annual Cost to Attend

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


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.