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: 710 William Carey Parkway, Hattiesburg, MS 39401-5499
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 5,042
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 46%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,976 (59% 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: $12,600
Out-of-state Tuition: $12,600
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $10,562

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

William Carey University Programs

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

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 12
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 31
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 3
Education 11213
English Language and Literature/Letters 11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 441
History 11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 21
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 16
Social Sciences 1
Theology and Religious Vocations 32
Visual and Performing Arts 5
Grand total 43404

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 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 Fees 2018-2019
In-state $12,600
Out-of-state $12,600
Books and supplies $650

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $9,180
Out-of-state $9,180

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 169 99%
Grant or scholarship aid 168 98% $10,562
Student loan aid 141 82% $4,968

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,984 64% $5,880
Federal student loans 1,562 50% $7,150

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 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 607 210 397
Percent admitted 100% 71% 66%
Percent admitted who enrolled 28% 37% 23%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
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 2019

Total Enrollment 5,042
Undergraduate enrollment 3,249
Graduate enrollment 1,793

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
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
  • 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
    • 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
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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