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Honors College

Welcome, Prospective Students!

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Honors Students at Wild About Honors

From our commitment to experiential learning to our mentoring and living learning community from priority registration to study abroad scholarships and support for research, creative, and community-engaged projects, the Honors College at Southern Miss has a lot to offer to help you take your learning to the top.

Why Honors?

Students choose us because they want a top-notch education with internationally renowned faculty. But there are a lot of other benefits to being a Southern Miss Honors Scholar!

Visit Us

If you're interested in joining the Honors College, we'd love to meet you! Set up a tour with the Office of Admissions or come to one of our scheduled recruitment days.

Request Information

Need more information about the Honors College? Tell us a little bit about yourself and we'll contact you with more information.


Once you have been admitted to Southern Miss and have a student ID and password, you can apply to Honors College. Learn about our application process. 


All students admitted to the Honors College will receive financial support. Learn about the scholarships we offer, our achievement awards, and other ways to fund your education.


From eligibility to campus life, scholarship opportunities to ways to connect with us, here are the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.

Keystone Program

High-achieving juniors and seniors who want to join the Honors College have a unique opportunity with our Keystone program.


There's always something going on at Honors College, from afternoons with local shelter puppies to lectures from world-renowned speakers.

Learn how honors courses cultivate  intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and investigative skills, and prepare you for an original research project: your honors thesis!

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

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