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Address118 College Drive # 0001, Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
Phone601-266-1000
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School Typefour-years, public
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
University of Southern Mississippi Campus, Hattiesburg, MS
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2022 Tuition & Fees and 2023 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2022 tuition and fees of University of Southern Mississippi are $9,204 for in-state students and $11,204 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition and fees are $9,204 for in-state students and $11,204 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2023 tuition & fees for prospective students is $9,340 for Mississippi residents and $11,340 for out-of-state students based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2023 graduate school tuition & fees is $9,340 for Mississippi residents and $11,340 for out-of-state students.
2021-22 Tuition & Fees2022-23 Estimation
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$9,204$11,204
Graduate$9,204$11,204
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$9,340$11,340
Graduate$9,340$11,340
The 2022-2023 tuition is announced/published officially by the U of Southern Mississippi directly. See the U of Southern Mississippi bursar/financial aid page for more information.

Key Stats for Prospective Students

The Acceptance rate at University of Southern Mississippi is 96% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 18%. The average graduation rate is 50%. Total 14,606 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school).
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $42,700. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse program shows the highest salary with $54,900 after graduating. Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2022 U of Southern Mississippi Key Academics Statistics
Admission Stats »96% Acceptance Rate / 18% Yield
Graduation Rate »50%
Retention Rate75%(full-time), 41% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio5.56% (18 to 1)
Student Population »14,606 (11,451 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$8,102
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$42,700
Average Salary by Field of Study$21,000 - $54,900

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

University of Southern Mississippi offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at U of Southern Mississippi
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening CollegeYes
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
U of Southern Mississippi provides several student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at U of Southern Mississippi
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenNo
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of U of Southern Mississippi. It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 3,571. It also offers separate board/meal plans and the annual cost is $4,500.
U of Southern Mississippi Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity3,571



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