John C. Stennis Space Center

Where: Hancock County

USM Buoy in Gulf of Mexico
The University’s Division of Marine ScienceHydrographic Research Science CenterCenter for Gulf Studies and the Center of Higher Learning are located at the John C. Stennis Space Center in Hancock County, Mississippi. The University's internationally recognized hydrographic science graduate program, also based here, boasts a 100 percent job placement rate for graduates.