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Undergraduate Admissions

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Email
admissions@usm.edu

Phone
601.266.5000

Admissions Requirements

  • Freshman Admission
  • Transfer Admission
  • Honors College Admission
  • International Admission

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USM's tuition and fees are among the lowest in Mississippi, the Gulf Coast region and throughout the Southeast. Full-time undergraduate students pay the same rate up to 19 hours per semester.

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Undergraduate Applications

These applications are for students who are U.S. citizens or permanent U.S. residents.

First-Time Freshman

Students seeking freshman scholarship consideration must be admitted by the deadline of December 1, 2021. The general deadline for Fall 2022 freshman admission is June 30, 2022. 

First-Time Transfer

Students seeking transfer scholarship consideration must be admitted by the deadline of August 1, 2022. The general deadline for Fall 2022 transfer admission is August 15, 2022. 

Previous USM Student 

  • If you were previously enrolled at Southern Miss and are seeking reentry into the university, choose this application to Apply for Fall 2022 readmission.

The deadline for Fall 2022 readmission is August 15, 2022.

Visiting Student at USM 

The deadline for Fall 2022 visiting admission is August 15, 2022.

Visiting Previous USM Student 

The deadline for Fall 2022 visiting readmission is August 15, 2022.

Dual Enrollment 

The deadline for Fall 2022 dual enrollment is August 15, 2022. 

These applications are for students who are U.S. citizens or permanent U.S. residents.

First-Time Freshman 

The deadline for Spring 2022 general freshman admission is January 12, 2022. 

First-Time Transfer

Students seeking transfer scholarship consideration must be admitted by the deadline of January 5, 2022. The general deadline for Spring 2022 transfer admission is January 12, 2022. 

Previous USM Student 

The deadline for Spring 2022 readmission is January 12, 2022. 

Visiting Student at USM 

The deadline for Spring 2022 visiting admission is January 12, 2022. 

Visiting Previous USM Student 

The deadline for Spring 2022 visiting readmission is January 12, 2022. 

Dual Enrollment 

The deadline for Spring 2022 dual enrollment is January 12, 2022. 

These applications are for students who are U.S. citizens or permanent U.S. residents.

First-Time Freshman 

The deadline for Summer 2022 general freshman admission is May 24, 2022. 

First-Time Transfer

The deadline for Summer 2022 transfer admission is May 24, 2022. 

Previous USM Student 

The deadline for Summer 2022 readmission is May 24, 2022. 

Visiting Student at USM 

The deadline for Summer 2022 visiting admission is May 24, 2022. 

Visiting Previous USM Student 

The deadline for Summer 2022 visiting readmission is May 24, 2022. 

Dual Enrollment 

The deadline for Summer 2022 dual enrollment is May 24, 2022. 

These applications are for students who are not U.S. citizens or permanent U.S. residents.

Current Applicants: Log into your existing application using the self-service portal to continue or to check your application status.

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