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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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111years 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

 Fall 2021 Move-In Days
Aug 06
8:00 am

Fall 2021 Move-In Days

This Fall 2021 Move-In Day is scheduled for Sorority and Fraternity students residing in the following housing: Fraternity HousingSorority VillageSorority McCarty View the Fall 2021 Move-In Schedule online for additional details and maps. For qu...


This Fall 2021 Move-In Day is scheduled for Freshman students residing in the following housing: Century Park South Vann Hall and Luckyday Citizen...

Fall 2021 Move-In Days

7:30 am


Join the Southern Miss Alumni Association and Southern Miss Athletics for a family-friendly event welcoming Head Football Coach Will Hall. This event ...

Southern Miss Unmasked: Will Hall Introductory Tour at USM Wellness Center

1:00 pm

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