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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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6.07.2019

USM to Take Scientific Lead in Investigating Effects of Bonnet Carre Spillway Re-opening

A team of University of Southern Mississippi (USM) researchers is working to advance the state of Mississippi's scientific understanding and the public's comprehension of the effects of the re-opening of Bonnet Carré Spillway on the Mississippi Sound.

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Events at Southern Miss

 FestivalSouth 10th Anniversary Season at Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Jun 19 12:00 am

FestivalSouth 10th Anniversary Season at Hattiesburg, Mississippi

For the 10th year, FestivalSouth® events return to venues across the Pine Belt, with a fun-filled line-up of events, performances and opportunities. Presented by the Hattiesburg Concert Association (HCA), FestivalSouth is Mississippi’s only multi-week, multi-genre festival, offering both free and ticketed events that showcase the area’s rich creative economy. Featuring many University of Southern Mississippi faculty, staff, students, and alumni, and happening in several Hattiesburg campus venues, the festival offers something for everyone. Tickets are available at festivalsouth.org or by calling 1.800.844.8425.

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