Students must be offered admission on or before the following dates for the semester in which they plan to enroll.
Deadline for Spring 2020 general freshman admission: January 15, 2020
Deadline for Summer 2020 general freshman admission: May 25, 2020
Deadline for Fall 2020 general freshman admission: June 30, 2020
Deadline for Spring 2020 admission: January 15, 2020 (Classes begin January 22, 2020)
Deadline for Summer 2020 admission: May 25, 2020 (Classes begin June 1, 2020)
Deadline for Fall 2020 admission: August 17, 2020 (Classes begin August 24, 2020)
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 2019 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 2020 readmission: January 15, 2020
Students who intend to enroll at Southern Miss through readmission for the spring 2020 semester must be offered admission on or before January 15.
Deadline for summer 2020 readmission: May 25, 2020
Students who intend to enroll at Southern Miss through readmission for the summer 2020 semester must be offered admission on or before May 25.
Deadline for fall 2020 readmission: August 17, 2020
Students who intend to enroll at Southern Miss through readmission for the fall 2020 semester must be offered admission on or before August 17.