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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 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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110years since our founding in 1910
71countries represented by our students
24Goldwater Scholars
30study-abroad programs
17division 1 sports

Featured Programs:Master of Business AdministrationOcean Engineering

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Events at Southern Miss

 Senior Show in Graphic Design
May 07
12:00 am

Senior Show in Graphic Design

This exhibition features capstone projects by graduating seniors in Graphic Design. ...


This exhibition features capstone projects by graduating seniors in Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture. ...

Senior Show in Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture

12:00 am


This Commencement ceremony is for the following undergraduates in the College of Arts and Sciences: Schools of Communication, Humanities, Interdiscipl...

Spring 2021 Commencement at Bernard Reed Green Coliseum

9:00 am

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