The University of Southern Mississippi is a comprehensive doctoral and research-driven university with a proud history and an eye on the future. Characterized by history and tradition, the Hattiesburg campus sits on 300 acres in the heart of the Pine Belt.
Founded in 1910, The University of Southern Mississippi is a comprehensive doctoral and research-driven university with a proud history and an eye on the future.
In just 100 years, weve grown from a small teachers college into a premier research university that is a haven for the arts with a tradition of success in both academics and athletics.
Southern Miss has a diverse student body of approximately 17,000 students from 56 different countries, all 50 states and every corner of Mississippi. We offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs in six degree-granting colleges with more than 180 degree programs. A dual-campus university, Southern Miss serves students on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, in addition to six teaching and research sites in Mississippi.
More than 180 buildings dot a landscape that has been transformed into a pedestrian-friendly environment for students, employees and visitors.
Southern Miss Gulf Coast is comprised of the Gulf Park campus and five teachings sites, bringing higher education to the three coastal counties of Mississippi.