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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. 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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112years since our founding in 1910
70+countries represented by our students
27Goldwater Scholars
30study-abroad programs
17division 1 sports

Featured Programs:Master of Business AdministrationOcean Engineering

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Events at Southern Miss

 CEHH Series: Dr. Ralph Didlake - The Asylum Project at Gonzales Auditorium
Sep 25
7:00 pm

CEHH Series: Dr. Ralph Didlake - The Asylum Project at Gonzales Auditorium

The Center for Ethics and Health Humanities (CEHH) presents Dr. Ralph Didlake, who will discuss efforts to properly manage thousands of unmarked graves recently discovered on the grounds of the University Medical Center in Jackson. Many of the graves...


Dr. Alexander Russakovsky and Dr. Ellen Elder will perform works for cello and piano ranging from the Baroque era to 20th century. ...

Faculty Artist Series presents Dr. Alexander Russakovsky, cello & Dr. Ellen Elder, piano at Marsh Auditorium

8:00 pm


Jennifer Grim, Associate Professor at the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami, performs a Guest Artist recital assisted by Danilo Mezzadr...

Guest Artist Series presents Jennifer Grim and Danilo Mezzadri, flutes & Zhaolei Xie, piano at Intermezzo @ Woods Gallery

8:00 pm

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