2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduateGraduatePer Credit HourEarning After Graduation
For academic year 2019-2020, the undergraduate tuition & fees at University of Southern Mississippi is $8,896 for Mississippi residents and $10,896 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate 2020-2021 estimated tuition & fees is $9,177 for Mississippi residents and $11,175 for out-of-state students. The 2020 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 3.15% for Mississippi residents and increased by 2.56% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. On-campus living costs increased by 2.51% from the previous year. Off-campus living costs increased by 0.22% from the previous year. The in-state undergraduate tuition and fees at University of Southern Mississippi are little bit lower than the average amount ($10,748) and the out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees are much lower than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($24,326 - Public Research University (high research activity)).
2019-2020 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2018-2019$8,624 $10,624$13,924
2019-2020$8,896$10,896$14,273
Change % 2019-20203.15%2.56%2.51%
2020-2021$9,177$11,175$14,631
***The estimated 2020-2021 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
For Graduate School, in-state tuition and fees are $8,896 and out-of-state tuition and fees are $10,896 for academic year 2019-2020. The graduate 2020-2021 estimated tuition & fees at University of Southern Mississippi is $9,177 for Mississippi residents and $11,175 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition has been risen by 3.15% for Mississippi residents and increased by 2.56% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. The in-state graduate tuition and fees at University of Southern Mississippi are little bit lower than the average amount ($10,923) and the out-of-state graduate tuition and fees are much lower than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($22,504 - Public Research University (high research activity)).
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2018-2019$8,624 $10,624$13,924
2019-2020$8,896$10,896$14,273
Change % 2019-20203.15%2.56%2.51%
2020-2021$9,177$11,175$14,631
***The estimated 2020-2021 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
Below table describes the cost per credit hour for part-time students and full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours at University of Southern Mississippi.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2019-2020)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2018-2019$355$439
2019-2020$443$552
2020-2021$553$694
Graduate2018-2019$473$585
2019-2020$593$738
2020-2021$743$931
Next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation for University of Southern Mississippi graduates. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $33,500 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $42,700 for University of Southern Mississippi graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$33,500$37,500$30,800
7 Years After Graduation$35,800--
8 Years After Graduation$38,200--
9 Years After Graduation$39,800--
10 Years After Graduation$42,700$51,700$36,700

University of Southern Mississippi 4 Years Tuition

Tuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Based on 4-years changes on tuition & fees, we estimate 4 year tuition at University of Southern Mississippi for future and perspective students . For the students who admit in Fall 2020, the estimated 4 year tuition is $38,786 for Mississippi residents and $31,207 for out-of-state students. Since the tuition & fees at University of Southern Mississippi have decreased over the last 4 years, the estimated tuition & fees are less than current costs in the table below. The actual costs may differ from the estimation based on the school or university system's tuition policy. The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs and before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4 year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. Next table shows the 4 year tuition & fees estimation for next 5 admission years at University of Southern Mississippi.
4 Years Tuition & Fees at University of Southern Mississippi
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$9,205$9,525$9,856$10,199$38,786
Out-of-State$9,488$8,262$7,194$6,264$31,207
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$9,525$9,856$10,199$10,554$40,134
Out-of-State$8,262$7,194$6,264$5,454$27,174
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$9,856$10,199$10,554$10,920$41,529
Out-of-State$7,194$6,264$5,454$4,749$23,662
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$10,199$10,554$10,920$11,300$42,973
Out-of-State$6,264$5,454$4,749$4,136$20,603
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$10,554$10,920$11,300$11,693$44,467
Out-of-State$5,454$4,749$4,136$3,601$17,941
Below table shows the 4 year estimation of total costs of attendance (COA) at University of Southern Mississippi. It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses. For the students who admit in Fall 2020, the estimated 4 year COA is $107,021 for Mississippi residents and $99,442 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation for next 5 admission years at University of Southern Mississippi.
4 years COA at University of Southern Mississippi
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$25,476$26,310$27,089$27,893$107,021
Out-of-State$25,759$25,046$24,509$24,128$99,442
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$26,310$27,172$27,976$28,806$110,529
Out-of-State$25,046$24,509$24,128$23,885$97,568
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$27,172$28,063$28,893$29,749$114,154
Out-of-State$24,509$24,128$23,885$23,765$96,286
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$28,063$28,984$29,840$30,723$117,901
Out-of-State$24,128$23,885$23,765$23,755$95,532
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$28,984$29,935$30,819$31,730$121,775
Out-of-State$23,885$23,765$23,755$23,844$95,248
Last year, 77 students ( 0.65% of enrolled undergraduate students) received the grant or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes the federal/private student loans. After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 year is $77,189 for Mississippi residents and $69,610 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation with financial aid for next 5 admission years at University of Southern Mississippi.
4 years COA with Financial Aid at University of Southern Mississippi
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$18,018$18,852$25,436$20,435$77,189
Out-of-State$18,301$17,588$17,051$16,670$69,610
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$18,852$19,714$26,240$21,348$80,697
Out-of-State$17,588$17,051$16,670$16,427$67,736
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$19,714$20,605$27,069$22,291$84,322
Out-of-State$17,051$16,670$16,427$16,307$66,454
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$20,605$21,526$27,925$23,265$88,069
Out-of-State$16,670$16,427$16,307$16,297$65,700
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$21,526$22,477$28,809$24,272$91,943
Out-of-State$16,427$16,307$16,297$16,386$65,416

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2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2020 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for last five years. Use left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at University of Southern Mississippi.
Tuition & Fees | Financial Aid
University of Southern Mississippi 2020 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$8,896$1,500$14,273$10,896$1,500 $14,273
Graduate$8,896 $1,500$14,273$10,896 $1,500$14,273


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