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University of Southern Mississippi

University of Southern Mississippi Mississippi People

University of Southern Mississippi is a Public institution located in Hattiesburg, MS. The school... has approximatley 11747 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $41,698. The average age of students entering University of Southern Mississippi is 23. The most popular programs at the University of Southern Mississippi are: Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (18%), Health Professions And Related Programs (13%), Education (7%), Psychology (7%) and Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies (6%).


Tuition & Fees
$10,218
Admissions Rate
98%
Average Debt at Graduation
$23,750
Average SAT Score
1125

Below is what you can expect to pay if you are attending the University of Southern Mississippi.

Tuition & Fees
$10,218
Books, Supplies, & Living Expenses
$10,648
Total Expected Costs
$20,866

Average Cost for Students on Financial Aid
$13,178
Cost for Students on Financial Aid by Family Income

Depending on the fedaral, state, or institutional grant aid available, students in your income bracket may pay more or less than the overall average costs.

Family Income Average Cost
$0 - $30,000 $12,130
$30,001 - $48,000 $11,198
$48,001 - $75,000 $14,452
$75,001 - $110,000 $15,982
$110,000 + $16,607

Below is a detailed breakdown of the student body at the University of Southern Mississippi.

11,747 Undergraduate Students

Male Students: 37%

Female Students: 63%

88% Full Time / 12% Part Time

Average Age of Entry : 23

Low Income Students: 47%


Race / Ethnicity

The test scores below show the average of all students that have been accepted at the University of Southern Mississippi.

SAT Scores
ACT Scores

The average student can expect to graduate from the University of Southern Mississippi with the amount of debt stated below.

Average Debt at Graduation
$23,750
Students Receiving Federal Loans
58%
Typical Monthly Loan Payment
$246

The graduation rate at the University of Southern Mississippi is displayed as a percentage of students admitted.

Graduation Rate
47%
Students who Return after their First Year
71%

Below is a list of the degree programs that are offered at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Bachelor Degrees
  • Architecture and Related Services
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering

Certificate/Diploma
  • Health Professions and Related Programs
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related

Most Popular Programs
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (18%)
  • Health Professions And Related Programs (13%)
  • Education (7%)
  • Psychology (7%)
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies (6%)