Southern Mississippi Student Population

Total 14,509 students are enrolled in University of Southern Mississippi (11,920 undergraduate and 2,589 graduate). Among them, 2,539 students are enrolled in online degree/certificate programs. 855 faculties are working for University of Southern Mississippi and student to faculty ratio is 16.97 to 1.

  • Total Student Population: 14,509
  • Undergraduate: 11,920
  • Graduate: 2,589
  • Online Students: 2,539

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Population By Gender/Attending Status

For academic year 2019-2020, total 14,509 students enrolled into University of Southern Mississippi. 11,920 enrolled in undergraduate programs and 2,589 students enrolled in graduate programs. By attending status. there are 11,156 full-time and 3,353 part-time students. By gender, 5,293 male and 9,216 female students are attending at University of Southern Mississippi. Next table summarizes the student population by gender and attending status for University of Southern Mississippi.
Student Population By Gender
University of Southern Mississippi
TotalMaleFemale
Total14,5095,2939,216
Undergraduate11,9204,4017,519
Graduate2,5898921,697
Student Population By Attending Status
University of Southern Mississippi
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total14,50911,1563,353
Undergraduate11,9209,8462,074
Graduate2,5891,3101,279

Population by Race/Ethnicity

Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at University of Southern Mississippi.
There are 9,079 White (62.57%), 3,835 Black/African American (26.43%), 445 Hispanic (3.07%), 203 Asian (1.40%), and 947 students with other races.
Student Population By Race/ethnicity at University of Southern Mississippi
TotalMaleFemale
Total14,5095,2939,216
American Indian/Native American713239
Asian20384119
Black/African American3,8351,2072,628
Hispanic445167278
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander1679
White9,0793,4125,667
Two More469163306
Un-Known312
Undergraduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at University of Southern Mississippi
TotalMaleFemale
Total11,9204,4017,519
American Indian/Native American572631
Asian1556689
Black/African American3,4111,0962,315
Hispanic358137221
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander1679
White7,2842,8034,481
Two More420146274
Un-Known211
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at University of Southern Mississippi
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,5898921,697
American Indian/Native American1468
Asian481830
Black/African American424111313
Hispanic873057
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White1,7956091,186
Two More491732
Un-Known101

Online Student Population

University of Southern Mississippi offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. 2,539 students (17.50% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 7,417 students (51.12% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for University of Southern Mississippi.
Distance Learning Student Population at University of Southern Mississippi
TotalEnrolled ExclusivelyEnrolled Some CoursesNot In Online Courses
Total14,5092,5397,4174,553
Undergraduate11,9201,5807,0073,333
Graduate2,5899594101,220

Population by Student Age

The following table summarizes the students population by age at University of Southern Mississippi. 6,605 students are aged 20 to 24 (45.52% of total students), 3,667 students are aged below 20 (25.27%), 320 students are aged above 50 (2.21%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Southern Mississippi.
Student Population By Age at University of Southern Mississippi
TotalMaleFemale
Total14,5095,2939,216
Under 1817454120
Age 18-193,4931,0852,408
Age 20-213,7351,3202,415
Age 22-242,8701,1841,686
Age 25-291,7036741,029
Age 30-34899390509
Age 35-39616254362
Age 40-49699227472
Age 50-6429395198
Over 64271017
Undergraduate Student Population By Age at University of Southern Mississippi
TotalMaleFemale
Total11,9204,4017,519
Under 1817454120
Age 18-193,4931,0852,408
Age 20-213,7121,3172,395
Age 22-242,2599911,268
Age 25-29944406538
Age 30-34481220261
Age 35-39340147193
Age 40-49364130234
Age 50-641364591
Over 6417611
Graduate Student Population By Age at University of Southern Mississippi
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,5898921,697
Age 20-2123320
Age 22-24611193418
Age 25-29759268491
Age 30-34418170248
Age 35-39276107169
Age 40-4933597238
Age 50-6415750107
Over 641046

Largest Schools in Mississippi

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University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) is a Public, 4 years school located in University, MS. The 2020 tuition & fees is $8,828 for Mississippi residents and $25,100 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 22,456 and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1 (5.88%).
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Mississippi State University (Mississippi State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Mississippi State, MS. The 2020 tuition & fees is $8,910 for Mississippi residents and $23,950 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 21,974 and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1 (5.88%).
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University of Southern Mississippi (Southern Mississippi) is a Public, 4 years school located in Hattiesburg, MS. The 2020 tuition & fees is $8,896 for Mississippi residents and $10,896 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 14,509 and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1 (5.88%).
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Jackson State University (Jackson State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Jackson, MS. Jackson State University is a historically black school.The 2020 tuition & fees is $8,445 for Mississippi residents and $9,445 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 7,250 and student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1 (6.67%).
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Mississippi College (MC) is a Private, 4 years school located in Clinton, MS. The 2020 tuition & fees is $19,308. The school has a total enrollment of 5,103 and student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1 (6.67%).
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Largest Graduate Schools in Mississippi

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University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) is a Public, 4 years school located in University, MS. The 2020 tuition & fees is $8,828 for Mississippi residents and $25,100 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 22,456 and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1 (5.88%).
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Mississippi State University (Mississippi State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Mississippi State, MS. The 2020 tuition & fees is $8,910 for Mississippi residents and $23,950 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 21,974 and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1 (5.88%).
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University of Southern Mississippi (Southern Mississippi) is a Public, 4 years school located in Hattiesburg, MS. The 2020 tuition & fees is $8,896 for Mississippi residents and $10,896 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 14,509 and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1 (5.88%).
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Jackson State University (Jackson State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Jackson, MS. Jackson State University is a historically black school.The 2020 tuition & fees is $8,445 for Mississippi residents and $9,445 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 7,250 and student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1 (6.67%).
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Belhaven University (Belhaven) is a Private, 4 years school located in Jackson, MS. The 2020 tuition & fees is $27,025. The school has a total enrollment of 4,205 and student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1 (10.00%).
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Rivalry Schools to Southern Mississippi

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University of Alabama at Birmingham (Alabama at Birmingham) is a Public, 4 years school located in Birmingham, AL. The 2020 tuition & fees is $8,568 for Alabama residents and $20,400 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 21,923 and student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1 (5.26%).
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Florida Atlantic University (FAU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Boca Raton, FL. The 2020 tuition & fees is $4,879 for Florida residents and $17,324 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 29,772 and student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1 (4.76%).
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Florida International University (FIU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Miami, FL. The 2020 tuition & fees is $6,565 for Florida residents and $18,963 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 57,942 and student to faculty ratio is 26 to 1 (3.85%).
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Western Kentucky University (WKU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Bowling Green, KY. The 2020 tuition & fees is $10,802 for Kentucky residents and $26,496 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 19,456 and student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1 (5.56%).
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Louisiana Tech University (LA Tech) is a Public, 4 years school located in Ruston, LA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $10,065 for Louisiana residents and $16,807 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 11,909 and student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1 (4.35%).
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University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC Charlotte) is a Public, 4 years school located in Charlotte, NC. The 2020 tuition & fees is $7,096 for North Carolina residents and $20,530 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 29,710 and student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1 (5.26%).
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University of North Texas (UNT) is a Public, 4 years school located in Denton, TX. The 2020 tuition & fees is $11,090 for Texas residents and $20,906 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 38,241 and student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1 (4.00%).
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Rice University (Rice) is a Private, 4 years school located in Houston, TX. The 2020 tuition & fees is $51,107. The school has a total enrollment of 7,124 and student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1 (16.67%).
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The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) is a Public, 4 years school located in El Paso, TX. The 2020 tuition & fees is $9,450 for Texas residents and $24,516 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 25,151 and student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1 (5.00%).
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The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is a Public, 4 years school located in San Antonio, TX. The 2020 tuition & fees is $8,566 for Texas residents and $20,572 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 32,264 and student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1 (4.00%).
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Old Dominion University (ODU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Norfolk, VA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $10,800 for Virginia residents and $30,960 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 24,176 and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1 (5.88%).
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Middle Tennessee State University (Middle Tennessee State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Murfreesboro, TN. The 2020 tuition & fees is $9,070 for Tennessee residents and $27,742 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 21,631 and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1 (5.88%).
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Marshall University (Marshall) is a Public, 4 years school located in Huntington, WV. The 2020 tuition & fees is $8,512 for West Virginia residents and $19,366 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 13,204 and student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1 (5.56%).
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Conference USA (C-USA)

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University of Alabama at Birmingham (Alabama at Birmingham) is a Public, 4 years school located in Birmingham, AL. The 2020 tuition & fees is $8,568 for Alabama residents and $20,400 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 21,923 and student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1 (5.26%).
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Florida Atlantic University (FAU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Boca Raton, FL. The 2020 tuition & fees is $4,879 for Florida residents and $17,324 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 29,772 and student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1 (4.76%).
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Florida International University (FIU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Miami, FL. The 2020 tuition & fees is $6,565 for Florida residents and $18,963 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 57,942 and student to faculty ratio is 26 to 1 (3.85%).
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Western Kentucky University (WKU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Bowling Green, KY. The 2020 tuition & fees is $10,802 for Kentucky residents and $26,496 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 19,456 and student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1 (5.56%).
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Louisiana Tech University (LA Tech) is a Public, 4 years school located in Ruston, LA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $10,065 for Louisiana residents and $16,807 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 11,909 and student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1 (4.35%).
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University of Southern Mississippi (Southern Mississippi) is a Public, 4 years school located in Hattiesburg, MS. The 2020 tuition & fees is $8,896 for Mississippi residents and $10,896 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 14,509 and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1 (5.88%).
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University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC Charlotte) is a Public, 4 years school located in Charlotte, NC. The 2020 tuition & fees is $7,096 for North Carolina residents and $20,530 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 29,710 and student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1 (5.26%).
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Middle Tennessee State University (Middle Tennessee State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Murfreesboro, TN. The 2020 tuition & fees is $9,070 for Tennessee residents and $27,742 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 21,631 and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1 (5.88%).
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University of North Texas (UNT) is a Public, 4 years school located in Denton, TX. The 2020 tuition & fees is $11,090 for Texas residents and $20,906 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 38,241 and student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1 (4.00%).
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Rice University (Rice) is a Private, 4 years school located in Houston, TX. The 2020 tuition & fees is $51,107. The school has a total enrollment of 7,124 and student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1 (16.67%).
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The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) is a Public, 4 years school located in El Paso, TX. The 2020 tuition & fees is $9,450 for Texas residents and $24,516 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 25,151 and student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1 (5.00%).
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The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is a Public, 4 years school located in San Antonio, TX. The 2020 tuition & fees is $8,566 for Texas residents and $20,572 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 32,264 and student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1 (4.00%).
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Old Dominion University (ODU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Norfolk, VA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $10,800 for Virginia residents and $30,960 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 24,176 and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1 (5.88%).
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Marshall University (Marshall) is a Public, 4 years school located in Huntington, WV. The 2020 tuition & fees is $8,512 for West Virginia residents and $19,366 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 13,204 and student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1 (5.56%).
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Mississippi Best Colleges

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Millsaps CollegePrivate, 4 yearsJackson, MS

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William Carey UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsHattiesburg, MS

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Delta State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsCleveland, MS

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