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University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, MS

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Overview

University of Southern Mississippi is a University institution located in Hattiesburg, MS, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 118 College Drive
Hattiesburg, MS  39406-0001
United States
Contact Phone: 601-266-1000

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Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
Interior Architecture Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
American/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services, Other Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Fashion Merchandising Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Hospitality Administration/management, Other Checkmark
Hotel/motel Administration/management Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing, Other Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Advertising Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Data Processing And Data Processing Technology/technician Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Business And Innovation/entrepreneurship Teacher Education Checkmark
Education/teaching Of Individuals With Hearing Impairments Including Deafness Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Polymer/plastics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Architectural Engineering Technologies/technicians Checkmark
Computer Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic, And Communications Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Industrial Technology/technician Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textiles, General Checkmark
Family Systems Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Audiology/audiologist And Speech-language Pathology/pathologist Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Dietetics/dietitian Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Public Health, General Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Library Science Associate Bachelors
Library And Information Science Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Studies Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Chemistry, Other Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Oceanography, Chemical And Physical Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Forensic Science And Technology Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Dance, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music Management Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9,683
Applied
9,328
Accepted
11,451
Enrolled
96%
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Female Admissions

6,536
Females Applied
6,326
Females Accepted
97%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,147
Males Applied
3,002
Males Accepted
95%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.44
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required A minimum high school GPA of 2
Required for some programs Transcript of high school record
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Statement of good standing from prior institutions, college transcripts

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
ACT Composite 23 19 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

8,786
In-state
10,786
Out-of-state
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Fees

300
Full-time student fees
10,937
Room & board

Student Body

11,451
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
21%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.82%
Black or African American 28.85%
White or Caucasian 60.52%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.47%
Asian 1.39%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.11%
Two or more races 3.43%
Other 0.01%

Gender

Male (36.08%)
Female (63.92%)

Campus Life

Student Activities

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Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Crawfish Festival, Friday Night at the Fountain Pep Rally and Homecoming

Student Services

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Health clinic Checkmark
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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No No No
Football No Checkmark Checkmark
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball No No No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
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Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
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Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No No No
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Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
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Faculty

794
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 629
Part-time - 165
Male - 387
Female - 407
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