University of Southern Mississippi

Men's D1 Coach: Jay Ladner
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11,920 Undergrads / 14,509 Students
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$14,485 Net Price
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97% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Conference USA

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Small

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
17 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
28% / 49%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Events By University of Southern Mississippi Coaches
Aug 22 '20
Hattiesburg, MS
Men's 13-18
Aug 20 '21
Hattiesburg, MS
Men's 13-18
Jun 4-5 '22
Hattiesburg, MS
Men's 13-18
118 College Drive # 0001, Hattiesburg, MS, 39406 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • United States
  • Hattiesburg Mississippi Area
  • Biloxi Mississippi Area
  • Jackson Mississippi Area
  • Greater New Orleans Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Houston Texas Area
  • Mobile Alabama Area
  • Greater Memphis Area
  • Baton Rouge Louisiana Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Nashville Area TN
  • Birmingham Alabama Area
  • Tuscaloosa Alabama Area
Where Grads Work
  • The University of Southern Mississippi
  • Pascagoula-Gautier School District
  • US Army
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center
  • United States Air Force
  • Forrest General Hospital
  • Hancock Whitney
  • AT&T
  • Walmart
  • Ingalls Shipbuilding A Division of Huntington Ingalls Industries
  • Memorial Hospital of Gulfport
  • Hattiesburg Clinic PA
  • Regions Bank
  • Southern Company
  • Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Business Development
  • Operations
  • Sales
  • Healthcare Services
  • Community and Social Services
  • Information Technology
  • Administrative
  • Engineering
  • Arts and Design
  • Research
  • Finance
  • Media and Communication
  • Support
  • Human Resources
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
430 - 540
510 - 650
940 - 1190
19 - 27
17 - 24
19 - 26

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

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Applicants 9,217 3,234 5,983
% Admitted 97% 96% 98%
% Admits That Enroll 21% 21% 21%
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Majors / Programs

Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

Business (20%)
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (13%)
Business Administration and Management, General (7%)
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (7%)
Education (7%)
Liberal Arts & Sciences (6%)
Psychology, General (6%)
Psychology (6%)
Elementary Education and Teaching (5%)
Visual & Performing Arts (5%)
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (5%)
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies (4%)
Parks, Recreation & Fitness Stu. (4%)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General (4%)
Engineering Technology, General (4%)
Criminal Justice & Law Enforce (3%)
Accounting (3%)
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Net Price

Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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Sticker Price

Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

On Campus
Tuition & Fees$8,896 $16,529
Books & Supplies$1,500 $1,500
Cost of Living$10,937 $10,937
Personal Expenses$3,336 $3,336
Sticker Price$24,669 $30,311

Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

Financial Aid

93% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

Receiving Aid %
Avg. Aid Amount
Type of Aid
Grant or Scholarship88%$8,064
Federal Grants53%$4,680
Pell Grants50%$4,856
Other Federal5%$459
State & Local Grants39%$2,922
Institutional Grants61%$5,761
Student Loans63%$6,563
Federal Loans61%$5,500
Other Loans7%$10,575

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All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

Total Amount
Per Student
Financial Assets $110 Million $7,608

Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $25,000.

Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

Total Principal
Monthly Payment
10 Year Repayment $15,750 $266

Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 9.4%

Avg. rate for colleges with basketball is 5.1%.

Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 7,731 students.


Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $36,400

Earnings of former students working by percentile.

Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


How long until this college investment pays off: 6.13 years.

Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 28% of students graduate on time.

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Campus Safety
On Campus
In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
Criminal Offenses
Murder - -
Negligent Manslaughter - -
Rape 4 4
Fondling - -
Incest - -
Statutory Rape - -
Robbery 1 1
Aggravated Assault - -
Burglary 4 3
Motor Vehicle Theft 5 3
Arson - -

In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

Carnegie Classifications
Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity
Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence
Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, no medical/veterinary school
Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in
Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily residential

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