Online Program Overview

University of Southern Mississippi is a four-years, public school located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For the academic year 2021-2022, the tuition & fees are $9,204 for Mississippi residents and $11,204 for other students on average.

It offers 161 degree programs. Of that, the distance learning opportunity is given to 18 programs - 3 Bachelors, 9 Masters, 1 Doctorate, 5 Post-Bachelors or Post-Masters Certificate.
Online Degrees / Programs Overview
School NameUniversity of Southern Mississippi
Typefour-years, public
Address118 College Drive # 0001, Hattiesburg, MS
Online Students3,781 Enrolled Online Exclusively
5,805 Enrolled in Some Online Courses
Undergraduate Tuition & FeesIn-State$9,204
Graduate Tuition & FeesIn-State$9,204
Student to Faculty16:1 (6.25%)
Online Degree Programs
Total18 Programs
Bachelors3 Programs
Masters9 Programs
Doctorate1 Programs
Post-Graduate5 Programs

2022 Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 tuition & fees and costs trends over last 5 years at University of Southern Mississippi . Each cost is an average amount over the all offered programs. For Mississippi residents, the tuition & fees are $9,204 and $11,204 for non-Mississippi residents. For graduate programs, the 2022 tuition & fees is $9,204 and $11,204 for out-of-state students.
The costs per credit hour for part-time students or overload credits of full-time students is $379 for Mississippi residents and $463 for out-of-state students for undergraduate programs. The costs per credit hour for graduate programs is $506 for Mississippi residents and $618 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
Tuition & feesCost Per Credit HourTuition Change Chart
Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Undergraduate (In-State)$8,218$8,624$8,896$8,896$9,204
Undergraduate (Out-of-State)$10,218$10,624$10,896$10,896$11,204
Graduate (In-State)$8,218$8,624$8,896$8,896$9,204
Graduate (Out-of-State)$10,218$10,624$10,896$10,896$11,204
Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Undergraduate (In-State)$342$355$366$366$379
Undergraduate (Out-of-State)$426$439$450$450$463
Graduate (In-State)$457$473$488$488$506
Graduate (Out-of-State)$569$585$600$600$618
Tuition & Fees Trends last 5 years

Online Programs By Area of Study

University of Southern Mississippi offers 161 degree programs through Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate programs. Of that, 18 programs can be conferred by distance learning - 3 Bachelors, 9 Masters, 1 Doctorate, 5 Post-Bachelors or Post-Masters. The following table summarizes the number of degree programs by degree types.
Total Number of Online Degree Programs
CertificateAssociatesBachelors MastersDoctorate Post-Graduate
Overall ProgramsNOT OFFEREDNOT OFFERED71 502313
The next tables list each online program with offered degrees. The number on each column denotes the conferred degree of the program. It includes the completers through on-campus classes and hybrid on/offline classes as well as completely online classes. Only in Classroom means that the program is offered only on-site classes and not offered denotes that the school does not offer the program.

You may want to see all online schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
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Work and Family Studies
Library Science
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Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Distance Learning Program Student Population

At University of Southern Mississippi, there are 14,146 students including in both undergraduate and graduate schools, with full-time and part-time status. Of that, 9,586 students were attending classes through distance learning (3,781 students are enrolled exclusively and 5,805 are enrolled in some online courses).
Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment14,146
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3,781
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses5,805
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses4,560
By student location, out of a total of 3,781 enrolled exclusively in online courses, 2,414 Mississippi Residents were enrolled in online classes exclusively, 1,320 students living in the U.S. States other than Mississippi, and 47 non-U.S. students enrolled in online courses.
Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3,781
Mississippi Resident2,414
Other State In U.S.1,320
Outside of U.S.47
Distance Learning Enrollment By Degree
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3,781
Distance Learning Enrollment Undergraduate Students
Enrolled Exclusively in Undergraduate Online Courses2,113
Degree/Certificate Seeking2,091
Non-Degree/Certificate Seeking22

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