William Carey University

Acceptance Rate 55 %
SAT Average 1,190
Tuition & Fees $14,100
Student Population 5,472
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $8,467

Academic Overview

William Carey University Campus, Hattiesburg, MS
William Carey University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more 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. The 2022 tuition & fees are $14,100 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 5,472 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 55% and the graduation rate is 53% 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.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, tuition and fees of William Carey University are $14,100. For graduate schools, its 2022 tuition and fees are $12,235 on average.
William Carey University 2022 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at William Carey. The acceptance rate of William Carey is 55% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 50%. The average graduation rate is 53% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $8,467 and 59% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 5,472 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for William Carey University is 55 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for William Carey University is 53 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for William Carey University is 85 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for William Carey University is 5,472
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for William Carey University is 14 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
14 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,467 at William Carey University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

William Carey offers 89 major programs through online and on-site education where 4 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 Degree401
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship42
Doctor's degree - professional practice20

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:899)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,060)

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