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.
Generous financial aid packages are available for those with demonstrated need, and merit-based scholarships are also available for scholars and leaders.
Financial Aid Application Deadlines
per year for Mississippi residents
per year for non-residents
Study abroad programs available at Southern Miss
Faculty to student ratio at Southern Miss
States from which students are enrolled at Southern Miss
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