Hattiesburg, MS
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
43%
57%
student ratio
7
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 15
fall application deadline
50%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geography Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Geography And Geology Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required for some and internships
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

50% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 20
    • Accepted 10
    • Acceptance Rate 50
    • Enrolled 7
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 15th March 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline January 3rd Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGMAT, GRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0 for last 60 hours
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 3.5
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, IELTS required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 15
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students7
    • Female Percentage43%
    • Male Percentage57%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students7
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / LatinoNot Reported
    • Black / African AmericanNot Reported
    • White / CaucasianNot Reported
    • American Indian / Alaskan NativeNot Reported
    • AsianNot Reported
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more racesNot Reported
    • Unknown or International StudentNot Reported

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCity and regional planning, geographic techniques, physical geography, human geography
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Geography and Geology

College of Science and Technology
University of Southern Mississippi

118 College Drive, Box 5051
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
United States

Dr. David Cochran

Chair

Phone: 601-266-4728
Fax: 601-266-6219


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