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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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109years 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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14th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Ecumenical and Interracial Prayer Breakfast Monday, Jan. 20 at 7 a.m. in The University of Southern Mississippi's (USM) Thad Cochran Center, located on the Hattiesburg campus.

1.17.2020

State Supreme Court Chief Justice Randolph Keynote Speaker for MLK Jr. Prayer Breakfast Jan. 20 on Hattiesburg Campus

Mississippi’s top jurist - State Supreme Court Chief Justice Michael K. Randolph - will give the keynote address at the 14th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Ecumenical and Interracial Prayer Breakfast Monday, Jan. 20 at 7 a.m. in The University of Southern Mississippi's (USM) Thad Cochran Center, located on the Hattiesburg campus.

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Events at Southern Miss

 Richard Perry, tuba, with Ellen Elder, piano at Marsh Auditorium
Jan 23
7:30 pm

Richard Perry, tuba, with Ellen Elder, piano 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. Come see them live as they share their artistry with the community and perform recitals, solo repe...

Jan
25

Learn everything you need to know to become a Dixie Darling at the Dixie Darling Clinic in the Payne Center. The clinic will be offered on two separa...

Dixie Darling Clinics at Payne Center

10:00 am

Jan
28

The Faculty Artist Series presents a Community Flute Recital. This recital will feature a collaboration of four Hattiesburg flutists, Rachel Ciraldo, ...

Community Flute Recital: Danilo Mezzadri, flute at Marsh Auditorium

7:30 pm

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