University of Southern Mississippi Admissions

The application fee is $40 for applying undergraduate school and $60 for graduate school at University of Southern Mississippi. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$60
Online Application
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered1 Year Certificate, 2 Year Certificate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research)

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 97.88% and yield is 24.85%. 2,854 men and 5,696 women applied to University of Southern Mississippi and 2,770 men and 5,599 women students were accepted. Among them, 667 men and 1,413 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
Acceptance Ratio 97.88%97.06%98.30%
Yield 24.85%24.08%25.24%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 2,071 students (100%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. The submitted ACT score is 75 (75th percentile) and 75 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing00
SAT Math00
ACT Composite1925
ACT Math1724
ACT English1926

Application Requirements

University of Southern Mississippi requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript) and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript) and Completion of College Preparatory Program. Next table summarizes University of Southern Mississippi application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see University of Southern Mississippi online application page .
Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Recommended

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