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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

 Fall 2022 Move-In Days
Aug 13
7:30 am

Fall 2022 Move-In Days

This Fall 2022 Move-In Day is scheduled for Freshman students residing in the following housing: Century Park North: Buildings 2, 3 and 4Wilber Hall (freshmen only)View the Fall 2022 Move-In Schedule online for additional details and maps. For qu...


Art exhibition featuring drawings by high school students from across the state of Mississippi. ...

Make Your Mark: Mississippi High School Drawing Exhibition at George Hurst Building - Gallery of Art and Design

10:00 am


This Fall 2022 Move-In Day is scheduled for Transfer students. View the Fall 2022 Move-In Schedule online for additional details and maps. For ques...

Fall 2022 Move-In Days

10:00 am

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