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Honors College

Prospective Students

Honors Students with PuppiesThank you for your interest in the Honors College at Southern Miss. Below you will find information on why our college is unique and the benefits we offer our students, our application process, and the levels of financial support we offer our honors scholars.



Why Choose the Honors College?

From our commitment to experiential learning to our mentoring, priority registration, and study abroad scholarships, the Honors College at Southern Miss has a lot to offer.

Learn more about what the Honors College has to offer.




What Is the Southern Miss Honors College?

Here's what our students have to say.


Once you have been admitted to Southern Miss and have a student ID and password, you may apply to the Honors College. 

Learn about the Honors College application process.


All students admitted to the Honors College students will receive some form of financial support.

Learn about Honors College scholarships.


Visit our Events Page to find out about upcoming Honors events.


Keystone Program: Alternate Entry for Current Students and Transfer Students 

The Honors College offers an enriched and challenging educational experience for high-achieving, highly engaged juniors and seniors. To be eligible for admission, students must have a minimum GPA of 3.4 on at least 45 completed college credit hours and must have completed at least three full-time semesters of college. Prospective students who meet the minimum criteria are encouraged to apply.

Learn more about the Keystone curriculum and application process.



Visit our FAQ page for the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.


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Contact Us

Honors College
Honor House
118 College Drive #5162
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

Hattiesburg Campus

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