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  • Students

    Find out more about the characteristics of students who attend USM.

  • Admissions

    See how many students applied, accepted, and enrolled at USM. Learn more about students’ high school preparation and test scores.

  • College Costs & Financial Aid

    Learn about costs to attend USM and how much financial aid is typically awarded.

  • Net Price Calculator

    Estimate your cost to attend USM in a few simple steps.

  • Classes and Campus Life

    Learn more about professors, where students live, and campus safety at USM.

  • Student Experiences

    Discover ways to be actively involved in your education at USM – inside and outside the classroom.

  • Majors, Graduation and Next Steps

    See which majors are most popular at USM and what recent graduates plan to do after earning their bachelor's degree.

  • Student Success & Progress

    Discover how many students who start at USM finish their bachelor's degree and how long it takes.

  • Student Learning Outcomes

    Figure out what learning gains to expect in critical thinking, writing, and other important subjects at USM.

The University of Southern Mississippi

World-class academics with a personal touch — a unique combination you won’t find anywhere else! You can choose from over 90 different academic programs with opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate degrees, including nationally recognized programs in polymer science, education, and the arts, just to name a few. Academically talented students are offered the chance to thrive in our Honors College, the sixth oldest in the nation among public universities. Looking to see the world? Southern Miss students can study abroad all over the globe — chart your course in one of more than 30 countries worldwide. Your options are almost limitless.

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Living in the Southern Miss Community

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There’s always something happening at Southern Miss! Athletics, dining, student organizations, rec. sports, shopping, theatre and music…it’s easy to stay busy and make lifelong friendships at Southern Miss. Have the power to get involved! Southern Miss’s expansive academic programs are designed to empower our students with the fundamental knowledge required to succeed in the professional world. We offer a wide variety of degrees in programs at the undergraduate and graduate level, including an extensive catalog of online courses and an International Education program. Various learning centers and institutes are located on campus to enhance your academic experience. Expand your mind, solve problems, think independently, and gain an academic edge at Southern Miss.