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The University of Southern Mississippi

The University of Southern Mississippi

118 College Drive # 0001
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
(601) 266-1000

Founded in 1910, the University of Southern Mississippi is a public, 4-year, research institution. Southern Miss, which is near the center of the city, is located in Hattiesburg, MS. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Mississippi. Students are offered three certificates, 75 degrees at the bachelors level, 55 masters level degrees, and 23 doctoral level degrees by it. In 2010, 15,778 students sought degrees from the 101 programs at this university. This university offers subjects such as criminal justice and science. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 5 research universities in Mississippi.

Admission

In 2010, 5,895 students applied to Southern Miss for admission. It admitted almost two-thirds of the applicants or 3,655 students. Approximately 61% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 5,895 students applied to Southern Miss for admission. It admitted almost two-thirds of the applicants or 3,655 students. Approximately 61% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 62%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 62%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 62%

Student Demographics

In 2010, 15,778 students were enrolled at this university.

Student Demographics

In 2010, 15,778 students were enrolled at this university.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 5996
  • Total Enrolled Female: 9782
  • Undergraduate Male: 5002
  • Undergraduate Female: 7824
  • Graduate Male: 1033
  • Graduate Female: 1919

Faculty Demographics

884 faculty work for this university. 700 out of 884 faculty are full-time, 184 out of 884 teachers are part-time, and around half of the faculty are women.

Faculty Demographics

884 faculty work for this university. 700 out of 884 faculty are full-time, 184 out of 884 teachers are part-time, and around half of the faculty are women.

  • Male: 459
  • Female: 425
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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