Quick Facts

 

Location: Campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, Miss., plus five teaching and research sites and Online at Southern Miss.

Founded: 1910

University President: Rodney D. Bennett

Enrollment: 14,554 (Fall 2016)

Students: 49 states, 74 foreign countries (Fall 2016)

Faculty: 896 (Fall 2016)

Student-Faculty Ratio: 17:1 (Fall 2016)

Academic degree plans

Tuition & Fees (2017-18):

Undergraduate (12-19 hours)

  • In-State: $8,218 per year (two semesters)
  • Out-of-State: $10,218 per year (two semesters)

Graduate (9-13 hours)

  • In-State: $8,218 per year (two semesters)
  • Out-of-State: $10,218 per year (two semesters)

Research Funding: $73 million in 2014-15

Alumni: More than 120,000

Athletics: Conference USA affiliation