10
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of Southern Mississippi / Division of Coastal Sciences is located in Ocean Springs, MS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

21
Applied
18
Accepted
10
Enrolled
86%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 for last 60 hours
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, graduate 3.5
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

10
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (60%)

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 7000
Ocean Springs, MS  39566-7000
United States
Contact Dr. Robert J. Griffitt
Chair
Email: joe.griffitt@usm.edu
Phone: 228-818-8027
Fax: 228-872-4295