Students must be offered admission on or before the following dates for the semester in which they plan to enroll.
Deadline for Spring 2021 general freshman admission: January 13, 2021
Deadline for Summer 2021 general freshman admission: May 17, 2021
Deadline for Fall 2021 general freshman admission: June 30, 2021
Deadline for Spring 2021 admission: January 13, 2021
Deadline for Summer 2021 admission: May 17, 2021
Deadline for Fall 2021 admission: August 16, 2021
The deadlines for filing international applications are as follows:
Applications must be received in the International Student and Scholar Services on or before the deadline date to be considered. Visit Undergraduate International Admissions for more information.
The following is required from all applicants:
Students seeking admission for 2021 should be mindful of admission deadlines.
A non-refundable $40 application fee is required of all applicants before any action will be taken on a student’s application for admission. This payment may be submitted by credit/debit card, check or money order, or with an application fee waiver.
Please note that the $40 application fee will be waived for veterans and dependents/spouses of veterans.
Freshman applicants who are currently enrolled in high school may qualify for an application fee waiver if they have qualified for an ACT or SAT test fee waiver.
Appropriate, official documentation of the ACT or SAT test fee waiver must be submitted to the Office of Admissions by the applicant’s high school counselor before the application fee will be waived. Until this documentation is received, no further action will be taken on the application.
Any student who has previously enrolled as an undergraduate student at Southern Miss and now wishes to return to the university must complete the following for readmission consideration:
Once readmitted to Southern Miss, the Office of Admissions will provide additional guidance on advisement and registration.
For further assistance with readmission, please contact the appropriate Office of Admissions.
Deadline for spring 2021 readmission: January 13, 2021
Students who intend to enroll at Southern Miss through readmission for the spring 2021 semester must be offered admission on or before January 13.
Deadline for summer 2021 readmission: May 17, 2021
Students who intend to enroll at Southern Miss through readmission for the summer 2021 semester must be offered admission on or before May 17.
Deadline for fall 2021 readmission: August 16, 2021
Students who intend to enroll at Southern Miss through readmission for the fall 2021 semester must be offered admission on or before August 16.