Online Program Overview

University of Southern Mississippi is a Public, 4 or more years 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 174 degree programs. Of that, the distance learning opportunity is given to 16 programs - 2 Bachelors, 8 Masters, 1 Doctorate, 5 Post-Bachelors or Post-Masters Certificate.
Online Degrees / Programs Overview
School NameUniversity of Southern Mississippi
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address118 College Drive # 0001, Hattiesburg, MS
Online Students6,641 Enrolled Online Exclusively
7,361 Enrolled in Some Online Courses
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$9,204
Student to Faculty18:1 (5.56%)
Online Degree Programs
Total16 Programs
Bachelors2 Programs
Masters8 Programs
Doctorate1 Programs
Post-Graduate5 Programs

2022 Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 tuition & fees and costs trends last 5 years at University of Southern Mississippi . Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Mississippi residents, the tuition & fees are $9,204 and $11,204 for non-Mississippi residents.
The costs per credit hour for part-time students or overload credits of full-time students is $383 for Mississippi residents and $467 for out-of-state students for undergraduate programs. The costs per credit hour for graduate programs is $505 for Mississippi residents and $617 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 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$383
Undergraduate (Out-of-State)$426$439$450$450$467
Graduate (In-State)$457$473$488$488$505
Graduate (Out-of-State)$569$585$600$600$617
Tuition & Fees Trends last 5 years

Online Programs By Area of Study

University of Southern Mississippi offers 174 degree programs through Certificate, Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate programs. Of that, 16 programs can be conferred by distance learning - 2 Bachelors, 8 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 Programs1NOT OFFERED78 502416
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.

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Distance Learning Program Student Population

At University of Southern Mississippi, there are 14,606 students including in both undergraduate and graduate schools, with full-time and part-time status. Of that, 14,002 students were attending classes through distance learning (6,641 students are enrolled exclusively and 7,361 are enrolled in some online courses).
Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment14,606
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses6,641
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses7,361
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses604
By student location, out of a total of 6,641 enrolled exclusively in online courses, 4,953 Mississippi Residents were enrolled in online classes exclusively, 1,608 students living in the U.S. States other than Mississippi, and 80 non-U.S. students enrolled in online courses.
Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses6,641
Mississippi Resident4,953
Other State In U.S.1,608
Outside of U.S.80
Distance Learning Enrollment By Degree
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses6,641
Distance Learning Enrollment Undergraduate Students
Enrolled Exclusively in Undergraduate Online Courses4,774
Degree/Certificate Seeking4,721
Non-Degree/Certificate Seeking53

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