At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1910
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $7,659
  • Selectivity
  • Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Public
  • Religious Affiliation
  • N/A
Location and setting

Urban

Hattiesburg, MS

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

August 1

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 60%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 30%
  • Application Fee
  • $40
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

78%

Top half of HS class

44%

Top quarter of HS class

18%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 430-540
  • Math
  • 510-650
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 20-26
  • English
  • 20-27
  • Math
  • 17-24
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 60%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 30%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 11,779

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$7,659

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,200

books and supplies

$9,012

room and board

$17,871

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$16,529

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,200

books and supplies

$9,012

room and board

$26,741

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $11,645
  • $30-$48K
  • $11,741
  • $48-$75K
  • $14,060
  • $75-$110K
  • $13,608
  • $110 & UP
  • $13,845
Financial aid

97%

Receiving Financial Aid

50%

Receiving Federal Grants

63%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: August 1

Student Life

Student Body

11,779

Total undergrad enrollment

2,773

Total grad students

27%

Out-of-state

65%

In-state

8%

International
Students

  • 63%

    FEMALE

  • 37

    MALE
Organizations

280

Student Organizations

16

Fraternities

12

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

21%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 1%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 29%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 3%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 61%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

17:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

680

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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