William Carey University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

498 Tuscan Avenue

WCC Box 13

Hattiesburg, MS 39401

(601) 318-6103

(800) 962-5991

Fax: (601) 318-6765



Contact: William Curry

Dean of Enrollment Management & Records
Main Address

498 Tuscan Avenue

Hattiesburg, MS 39401

(601) 318-6051

www.wmcarey.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,839

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 131

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,839

Graduate enrollment: 1,132

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: $30

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 94%

Open admission, but with selective admission to some programs

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 77%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Drama/Dance Teacher Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Speech Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Health Services – General B
Music Therapy B
Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Bible Studies B
Religious/Sacred Music 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.

William Carey University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(601) 318-6051
Website:www.wmcarey.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.wmcarey.edu
Address:498 Tuscan Ave, Hattiesburg, MS 39401-5499
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:4,619
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):62%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,932 (63% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$11,700
Out-of-state Tuition:$11,700
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:97%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$11,048

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

William Carey University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at William Carey University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences12
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services31
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs3
Education11213
English Language and Literature/Letters11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs441
History11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies21
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Physical Sciences2
Psychology16
Social Sciences1
Theology and Religious Vocations22
Visual and Performing Arts5
Grand total42394

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at William Carey University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Education242
Health Professions and Related Programs131
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Grand total683

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at William Carey University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$11,700
Out-of-state$11,700
Books and supplies$3,300

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$8,700
Out-of-state$8,700

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid17697%
Grant or scholarship aid17597%$11,048
Student loan aid14781%$4,659

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,80573%$5,754
Federal student loans1,51361%$7,611

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for William Carey University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled William Carey University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants825285540
Percent admitted100%54%49%
Percent admitted who enrolled23%28%20%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

William Carey University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment4,619
Undergraduate enrollment2,808
Graduate enrollment1,811

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

William Carey University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • American Osteopathic Association, Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation
    • Osteopathic Medicine (OSTEO) - Programs leading to the D.O. degree
    • Osteopathic Medicine (OSTEO) - Programs leading to the D.O. degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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