Acceptance Rate 97 %
Tuition & Fees $10,896
Student Population 14,509
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $7,458
Graduation Rate 49 %
University of Southern Mississippi (Southern Mississippi) is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2020 tuition & fees of University of Southern Mississippi is $8,896 for Mississippi residents and $10,896 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and total 14,509 students are enrolled into Southern Mississippi. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 97% and the graduation rate is 49% last year.
The salary after graduation from University of Southern Mississippi varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $42,700. You can check the average salary by major program at area of study page.
For undergraduate school, in academic year 2019-2020, University of Southern Mississippi tuition and fees are $8,896 for Mississippi residents and $10,896 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2020 tuition and fees are $8,896 for in-state students and $10,896 for out-of-state students.
Next chart illustrates the 2020 key academic stats at Southern Mississippi. The acceptance rate of Southern Mississippi is 97% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 21%. The average graduation rate is 49% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $7,458 and 77% of undergraduate students received grants of scholarship aid. Total 14,509 students are attending Southern Mississippi including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.
Southern Mississippi offers 169 major programs through online and on-site education where 60 programs are available through distance learning. Next table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
|Award Level||Total Number of Programs||Available Online Class|
|Less than one year certificate||5||1|
|One but less than two years certificate||1||0|
|Post Bachelor's Degree||10||6|
|Post Master's Degree||4||2|
|Doctor's degree - research/scholarship||25||8|
University of Southern Mississippi offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
|Online Class||Undergraduate , Graduate|
|ROTC||Army, Air Force|
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,500)
University of Southern Mississippi has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
|Yellow Ribbon Program|
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
|Credit for military training||✔|
|Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families||✔|
|Recognized student veteran organization||✔|
|Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges||✔|
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