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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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Dr. Yoan Simon


USM Polymer Science Assistant Professor Earns Prestigious Junior Faculty Award

Dr. Yoan Simon, Assistant Professor in the School of Polymer Science and Engineering at The University of Southern Mississippi, has earned a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award presented by the National Science Foundation.

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Events at Southern Miss

 Flute Studio Fall Performance at Marsh Auditorium
Nov 20
12:00 am

Flute Studio Fall Performance at Marsh Auditorium

The School of Music presents a recital featuring chamber works for flute quartet and flute choir. ...


Alvaro Miranda will present a Junior Cello Recital, featuring Franz Schubert's Arpeggione Sonata and Cello Concerto No. 1 by Dmitri Shostakovich. This...

Alvaro Miranda - Junior Cello Recital at Marsh Auditorium

7:30 pm


Madison Hansen will present a recital in partial fulfillment of a Bachelor of Music in Performance. The pieces to be presented are Clarinet Concerto, ...

Madison Hansen - Clarinet Junior Recital at Intermezzo @ Woods Gallery

7:30 pm

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