University of Southern Mississippi

College Degree Finder

General Information

Admission Office

118 College Drive #5166

Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001

(601) 266-5000

Fax: (601) 266-5148

Contact: Amanda Belsom

Admissions Operations
Main Address

118 College Drive #5001

Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001

(601) 266-4111

Total undergrads: 12,332

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,527

Degree-seeking undergrads: 12,062

Graduate enrollment: 2,731


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Online application fee: $35
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 55%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 72%

College Majors

Architecture & Related Programs

Interior Architecture B

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Arts – General B
Dance B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B
Music Management/Merchandising B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Marine/Aquatic Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Applied technology B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
Healthcare marketing B
Hotel/Motel Management B
Human Resources Management B
International Business B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B
Tourism B

Communications & Journalism

Advertising B
Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Radio/Television B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Data Processing Technology B


Business Teacher Education B
Education of Deaf/Hearing Impaired B
Elementary Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Special Education B
Technology/Industrial Arts Education B

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology B
Computer Engineering B
Electrical Engineering Technologies B
Industrial Technology B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Clothing/Apparel/Textile Studies B
Family Systems B
Human Development/Family Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Child nutrition C
Clinical Laboratory Science B
Health Services – General B
Medical Dietetics B
Nursing (RN) B
Phlebotomy C
Public Health B
Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance B

Library Science

Library Science B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Personal & Culinary Services

Funeral Services/Mortuary Science B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Oceanography B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B
Forensic Technologies B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Geography B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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