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 Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • UTEP has more expensive tuition & fees ($24,316) than University of Southern Mississippi ($10,896).
  • It is harder to admit to University of Southern Mississippi than UTEP.
  • UTEP has more students with 25,151 students while University of Southern Mississippi has 14,509 students.
  • UTEP has more full-time faculties with 780 faculties while University of Southern Mississippi has 645 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - The University of Texas at El Paso and University of Southern Mississippi.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UTEPUniversity of Southern Mississippi
UTEPvs.University of Southern Mississippi
El Paso, TexasLocationHattiesburg, Mississippi
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
In-State$9,250
Out-Of-State$24,316
Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,896
Out-Of-State$10,896
66% ($6,970)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)77% ($7,458)
$6,970Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,458
100.00 %Acceptance Rates98.43 %
38.19 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)30.34 %
1,035SAT Score-
-ACT Score23
37 %Graduation Rate49 %
28 %Transfer-out Rate-
73 %Retention Rate72 %
25,151Student Population14,509
780Number of Faculties645
20 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 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
Remedial Service, 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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