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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

 Pre-Law Week: Practice LSAT (Law School Admission Test)
Sep 22
9:00 am

Pre-Law Week: Practice LSAT (Law School Admission Test)

Log in to take a real-time, full-sized practice version of the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) on Canvas. ...


Find your next research project, passion, and/or internship and meet faculty researchers and community partners who are working to make the Gulf a bet...

Gulf Launch at Hardy Hall Ballroom

10:00 am


Art and Design proudly presents this retrospective exhibition of works by James Walter Meade in celebration of his lifetime of art making and 50+ year...

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

10:00 am

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