2,090
Students
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
92
92%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

William Carey University is a Comprehensive institution located in Hattiesburg, MS, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 710 William Carey Parkway
Hattiesburg, MS  39401
United States
Contact Mr. William N. Curry
Dean of Enrollment Management
Email: admissions@wmcarey.edu
Phone: 601-318-6051
Fax: 601-318-6154

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

465
Applied
432
Accepted
2,090
Enrolled
93%
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Female Admissions

324
Females Applied
298
Females Accepted
92%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

141
Males Applied
134
Males Accepted
95%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2.0

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported August 15th Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 21 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

11,400
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Fees

900
Full-time student fees
6,267
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

15,000
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
5,500
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package

Student Body

2,090
Total undergrad students
11%
Out-of-state students

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

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Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark No
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Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
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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Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
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Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No

Faculty

19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio