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.
  • Marshall University has more expensive tuition & fees ($19,606) than University of Southern Mississippi ($11,204).
  • It is harder to admit to Marshall University than University of Southern Mississippi.
  • University of Southern Mississippi has higher submitted ACT score (23) than Marshall University (22).
  • University of Southern Mississippi has more students with 14,606 students while Marshall University has 11,958 students.
  • Marshall University has more full-time faculties with 820 faculties while University of Southern Mississippi has 629 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Southern Mississippi and Marshall University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
University of Southern MississippiMarshall University
University of Southern Mississippivs.Marshall University
Hattiesburg, MississippiLocationHuntington, West Virginia
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
In-State$9,204
Out-Of-State$11,204
Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,552
Out-Of-State$19,606
83% ($8,102)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)77% ($8,947)
$8,102Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,947
98.43 %Acceptance Rates90.19 %
30.34 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)39.73 %
-SAT Score1,040
23ACT Score22
50 %Graduation Rate50 %
-Transfer-out Rate1 %
75 %Retention Rate77 %
14,606Student Population11,958
629Number of Faculties820
18 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
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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