William Carey University

Acceptance Rate 57.45 %
SAT Average 1,150
2023 Tuition & Fees $14,685
Student Population 5,738
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $10,614

Academic Overview

William Carey University Campus, Hattiesburg, MS
William Carey University is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
William Carey University is affiliated with Baptist.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $14,685 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $12,672.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 5,738 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 57.45% and the graduation rate is 60% last year.
The salary after graduation from William Carey University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $40,500. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, William Carey's tuition & fees is $14,685. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $12,672.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at William Carey. The acceptance rate of William Carey is 57.45% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 56.67%. The average graduation rate is 60% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $10,614 and 47% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 5,738 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for William Carey University is 57.45 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for William Carey University is 60 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for William Carey University is 87 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for William Carey University is 5,738
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for William Carey University is 13 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
13 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $10,614 at William Carey University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address710 William Carey Parkway, Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Online Applicationwww.wmcarey.edu/page/apply-to-carey
Financial Aidwww.wmcarey.edu/Office/financial-aid
Net Price Calculatorhttps://wmcarey.studentaidcalculator.com/survey.aspx
Veterans Tuitionwww.wmcarey.edu/page/va-information
Disability Servicewww.wmcarey.edu/

Offered Degrees

William Carey offers 90 major programs through online and on-site education where 11 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree431
Master's Degree408
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship42
Doctor's degree - professional practice30

Special Learning Opportunities

William Carey University 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.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:789)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,300)

Veterans Benefits

William Carey University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
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