University of Southern MississippiSchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$8,896

Avg in-state tuition

$10,896

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About University of Southern Mississippi

The University of Southern Mississippi is a medium-sized public university located on an urban campus in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 14,133, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 97%. The university offers 74 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 49%, and a student-faculty ratio of 17:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $8,896, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $10,896.

Admissions Breakdown

This school accepts applicants at a higher rate than other schools.

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Acceptance Rate Insight

97% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate (High Acceptance Rate) 97%

Retention Rate 68%

Graduation Rate 49%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 19-26

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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64%

Female Student Population

17:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

14k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

62%

Black

27%

Hispanic

3%

Two or more races

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

Asian

1%

Unknown

Information not available

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

50% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

53%

State Grant Aid

39%

Institution Grant Aid

61%

Pell Grant

50%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $4,680
State Grant Aid $2,922
Institution Grant Aid $5,761
Pell Grant Aid $4,820
Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.