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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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111years since our founding in 1910
71countries 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

 Premiere of St. Michael Songs at St. Michael Catholic Church
Jan 16
4:00 pm

Premiere of St. Michael Songs at St. Michael Catholic Church

This is a premiere of a new musical composition by Tonu Korvits featuring the Southern Chorale. ...

Jan
17

Please note that this event has been canceled. The 16th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Ecumenical and Interracial Prayer Breakfast will be presented ...

Canceled: 16th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Ecumenical and Interracial Prayer Breakfast at Thad Cochran Center

7:30 am

Jan
20

The Hub City Humane Society is participating in an on-campus visit to offer us some puppy cuddles. Several organizations, including USM Association of...

Cuddle a Pup Event at Luckyday Breezeway

11:00 am

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