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University of Southern Mississippi

School of Polymer Science and Engineering

Hattiesburg, MS

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Overview

University of Southern Mississippi / School of Polymer Science and Engineering is located in Hattiesburg, MS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Polymer science and engineering Polymer science and engineering
Master of Science (MS) Polymer science and engineering

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
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
Original proposal

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

44
Applied
27
Accepted
12
Enrolled
61%

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

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 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 Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

12
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Gender

Male (75%)
Female (25%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Water-soluble polymers; polymer composites; coatings; solid-state, laser-initiated polymerization
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 118 College Drive, Box 5050
Hattiesburg, MS  39406-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Jeffery Wiggins
Director
Phone: 601-266-4868
Fax: 601-266-6178

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