Quick Facts

Location(s): Southern Miss Gulf Coast is composed of one campus and three teaching sites (locations)

  • Gulf Park campus is located on the beachfront in Long Beach, Mississippi
  • Gulf Coast Research Laboratory is located on the beachfront in Ocean Springs, Mississippi
  • Point Cadet teaching site is located on the beachfront in Biloxi, Mississippi
  • Stennis Space Center teaching and research site is located on NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center in Hancock County, Mississippi

Founded: Gulf Park campus became part of Southern Miss in 1972

Originally: Gulf Park was the Gulf Park College for Women, a ladies finishing school, from 1921-1971

Enrollment: 2,886 (Fall 2013)

  • Undergraduate, 2,368
  • Graduate, 518

Faculty: 182 (Fall 2013)

Source: Institutional Research