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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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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 in more than 50 distinct academic fields. 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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109years since our founding in 1910
71countries represented by our students
24Goldwater Scholars
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USM to Host Annual Economic Outlook Forum on March 5

Economic trends and forecasts will be the primary focus of the 2020 Economic Outlook Forum, set for March 5 at The University of Southern Mississippi’s Thad Cochran Center on the Hattiesburg campus. The event will be held from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the TCC grand ballroom.

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 Nicholas Ciraldo, Faculty Chamber Recital at Marsh Auditorium
Feb 27
7:30 pm

Nicholas Ciraldo, Faculty Chamber Recital at Marsh Auditorium

The Faculty Artist Series features our distinguished faculty who perform on world-class stages and teach at festivals and conferences around the globe. In this presentation, Nicholas Ciraldo will perform performing exciting and eclectic works alongsi...


The USM School of Music will host Vocal & Instrumental Auditions on this audition day. For more information, visit School of Music Audition Day: Vocal & Instrumental Auditions

12:00 am


This concert features the USM Violin Studio, performing their technical studies - caprices, etudes and other pieces designed to test and advance their...

Caprices, Etudes, and Other Forms of Useful Torture - Violin Studio Recital at Marsh Auditorium

6:00 pm

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