Total Cost $16,412
Total Enrollment 15,300
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 16 : 1

University of Southern Mississippi
118 College Drive # 0001, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39406-0001
(601) 266-1000

Our primary mission is to cultivate intellectual development and creativity through the generation, dissemination, application and preservation of knowledge.

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 4-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities ROTC (Army, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Religious Affiliation Not applicable
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Campus Setting City: Small
Disability Services Student 3% or less
Yearly Application Deadline 12/3
Admissions Office Phone 601.266.5000
Admissions Office Email [email protected]
Admissions Office Address 118 College Drive #5166,Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
Admissions Transfer URL
Admissions Website (find financial aid info here)
Application Fee $35

In order to be accepted to University of Southern Mississippi, you should have:

  • A High School GPA
  • A High School Record
  • Completed a college prep course
  • SAT and ACT test scores
Test Scores
SAT Reading (25th Percentile) 460
SAT Reading (75th Percentile) 560
SAT Math (25th Percentile) 450
SAT Math (75th Percentile) 565
ACT Composite (25th Percentile) 18
ACT Composite (75th Percentile) 24
ACT English (25th Percentile) 19
ACT English (75th Percentile) 26
ACT Math (25th Percentile) 17
ACT Math (75th Percentile) 23
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