William Carey UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

This school is more affordable than other private schools

Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$12,750

Avg tuition

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About William Carey University

William Carey University is a medium-sized private university located on an urban campus in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,040, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 55%. The university offers 43 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 47%, and a student-faculty ratio of 15:1. Tuition and fees for students are $12,750.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

55% 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 55%

Retention Rate (High Retention Rate) 100%

Graduation Rate 47%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 950-1180

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 20-28

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Learning Environment

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

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66%

Female Student Population

15:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

5k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

64%

Black

25%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

Asian

3%

Unknown

2%

Hispanic

2%

Two or more races

Information not available

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

Information not available

Socio-Economic Diversity

41% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

44%

State Grant Aid

40%

Institution Grant Aid

98%

Pell Grant

41%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $4,559
State Grant Aid $2,489
Institution Grant Aid $9,004
Pell Grant Aid $4,084
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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.