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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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12.03.2020

USM Defies National Trends, Reaches Highest Enrollment in Six Years

The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) announced enrollment numbers for the Fall 2020 semester, with a total enrollment at its highest level since 2014 and incoming freshman posting the highest-ever GPA and average ACT scores in USM history.

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 Senior Show in Painting
Dec 03
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Senior Show in Painting

The Senior Show in Painting is the creation of a unified body of 2-D work that culminates with an exhibition in the Gallery of Art and Design. The independent creation of visual 2-D works constitutes the core activity for these senior art majors. Ove...

Dec
03

University Libraries’ Special Collections is currently displaying exhibits, curated by three USM students, in McCain Library and Archives. The exhib...

Student Curated Exhibits Featured in Special Collections at McCain Library and Archives

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Dec
04

The Senior Show in Painting is the creation of a unified body of 2-D work that culminates with an exhibition in the Gallery of Art and Design. The ind...

Senior Show in Painting

8:00 am

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