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Colleges / University of Southern Mississippi

University of Southern Mississippi Student Life

University of Southern Mississippi is on a 1,090-acre campus in a suburban setting in Hattiesburg, MS. University of Southern Mississippi has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

University of Southern Mississippi also has fraternities and sororities.

University of Southern Mississippi students' favorite campus events are Crawfish Festival, Friday Night at the Fountain Pep Rally and Homecoming.

Does University of Southern Mississippi Offer Student Housing?

University of Southern Mississippi offers on-campus housing. .University of Southern Mississippi does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.

University of Southern Mississippi Athletics

At University of Southern Mississippi there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at University of Southern Mississippi:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Cheerleading Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Golf Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Basketball Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Tennis Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Track And Field Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Is University of Southern Mississippi Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

University of Southern Mississippi is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The University of Southern Mississippi campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

University of Southern Mississippi offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to University of Southern Mississippi

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit University of Southern Mississippi, take Interstate 59 to Hattiesburg, MS. If you need to fly, book your flight to Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in MS you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore University of Southern Mississippi's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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University of Southern Mississippi Students

66%

Women

34%

Men

84%

Full Time

16%

Part Time

79%

In State

21%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

61%

29%

4%

3%

1%

1%

0.47%

0.11%

0.01%

Undergraduate Students

11,451

Graduate Students

3,155

Non-Resident / International Students

160

University of Southern Mississippi Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

14,606

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

96%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$9,086

Out-of-State

$11,086

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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