The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, public schools.
  • Middle Tennessee State has more expensive tuition & fees ($28,264) than University of Southern Mississippi ($11,204).
  • It is harder to admit to Middle Tennessee State than University of Southern Mississippi.
  • Both Middle Tennessee State and University of Southern Mississippi have the same submitted ACT scores (23).
  • Middle Tennessee State has more students with 22,080 students while University of Southern Mississippi has 14,606 students.
  • Middle Tennessee State has more full-time faculties with 946 faculties while University of Southern Mississippi has 629 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Middle Tennessee State University and University of Southern Mississippi.
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Middle Tennessee StateUniversity of Southern Mississippi
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Middle Tennessee Statevs.University of Southern Mississippi
Murfreesboro, TennesseeLocationHattiesburg, Mississippi
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctoral/Research UniversityCarnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
In-State$9,232
Out-Of-State$28,264
Tuition & Fees
In-State$9,204
Out-Of-State$11,204
92% ($7,121)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)88% ($8,155)
$7,121Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,155
59.35 %Acceptance Rates98.43 %
51.14 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)30.34 %
1,110SAT Score-
23ACT Score23
54 %Graduation Rate52 %
28 %Transfer-out Rate-
79 %Retention Rate75 %
22,080Student Population14,606
946Number of Faculties629
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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