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Hattiesburg Campus

This diverse campus spans 300 acres in the heart of Hattiesburg, Mississippi and is home to the sixth-oldest acceptance-based Honors College in the nation, a vibrant arts community that produces hundreds of events each year, and internationally-recognized researchers whose expertise ranges from polymer science and engineering to sports safety and security.

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Gulf Park Campus

Through its 52-acre beachfront campus in Long Beach, Mississippi, the University serves as the only four-year public institution located on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The Gulf Park campus is also home to the state’s only bachelor’s degree in ocean engineering and the only film studies pathway offered at a public institution in the state.

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112years since our founding in 1910
70+countries represented by our students
27Goldwater Scholars
30study-abroad programs
17division 1 sports

Featured Programs:Master of Business AdministrationOcean Engineering

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Events at Southern Miss

 James W. Meade: A Lifetime of Drawing at George Hurst Building - Gallery of Art and Design
Sep 21
10:00 am

James W. Meade: A Lifetime of Drawing at George Hurst Building - Gallery of Art and Design

Art and Design proudly presents this retrospective exhibition of works by James Walter Meade in celebration of his lifetime of art making and 50+ years of teaching drawing and painting at The University of Southern Mississippi. Sponsored by Partners...


Unlock the secrets to boost your chances of securing a spot in your dream law school! Join us on Zoom for expert insights and invaluable tips. ...

Pre-Law Week: The Law School Application Process

12:15 pm


Students are invited to join successful Southern Miss alumni within the legal profession for an exclusive networking event. Attendees will be able to ...

Pre-Law Week: Dinner with a Dozen Legal Eagles at Ogletree Alumni House

4:30 pm

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