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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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Military Friendly: Top 10 School

2.19.2020

USM Earns High "Military Friendly" Ranking Again; Announces Partnerships

Continuing its mission to provide veterans, their spouses, and the military community with the finest in educational opportunities, The University of Southern Mississippi again has been selected as a Top 10 “Military Friendly” school for 2020-21 by online resource guide militaryfriendly.com.

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Events at Southern Miss

 Revelry 2020 at Various locations
Feb 19
12:00 am

Revelry 2020 at Various locations

Showcasing the best theatre, art, design, and dance, Revelry features 13 days of performances, exhibitions, guest artists, lectures, masterclasses and workshops across the School of Performing and Visual Arts. ...

Feb
19

An opening reception will be held on January 30, 2020 at 5 p.m. Mary McDonnell’s expressive abstract paintings visualize her sensory experience of ...

"Slide" an Exhibit by Visiting Artist Mary McDonnell at George Hurst Building - Gallery of Art and Design

10:00 am

Feb
19

Mr. Dixon’s Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Lecture Recital will present the Three Miniatures for Tuba and Piano, and Sonata for Tuba by Anthony Plog: ...

Steven W. Dixon - DMA Lecture Recital at Marsh Auditorium

7:30 pm

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