University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, Mississippi

University of Southern Mississippi Admissions Overview

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What is the University of Southern Mississippi acceptance rate?

The University of Southern Mississippi has an acceptance rate of 98%. This means that if you have the right grades then you have a good shot of being accepted into the school. In the last academic year, 98% out of the people who applied to the University of Southern Mississippi were accepted into the school.

It's not just admissions rates that matter. Academics are an important consideration. In terms of academics, admissions standards are high. The average SAT score at the University of Southern Mississippi was 0 in the last academic year, and the average ACT score was 43.

Only 25% of students who are admitted into the University of Southern Mississippi go on to enroll at the school. This is reasonable because most students who apply for college apply to multiple schools.

Applicants to the University of Southern Mississippi are required to submit their GPA to the school.

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How about ACT scores? What are the ACT requirements to get into the University of Southern Mississippi?

100% of applicants submit their ACT scores to the University of Southern Mississippi. This means that to have a good chance of being accepted you should submit your ACT scores.

According to admissions data, the University of Southern Mississippi usually accepts students who have composite ACT scores of 36 or greater. The average ACT score of an applicant in fall 2018 was 22. Some applicants had ACT scores of up to 25. The higher your ACT scores are, the more likely you are to be accepted into the school.

University of Southern Mississippi Admission Statistics

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In fall 2018, a total of 8,550 students applied to study at the University of Southern Mississippi. Of those students, 2,854 were men and 5,696 were women.

Applications are not the only admissions statistic you should consider; acceptance rate is also a key factor to think about. 98% of students at the University of Southern Mississippi were accepted into the school in fall 2018. This represents a total of 8,369 students. 2,770 of students who were accepted were male and 5,599 of the students accepted were female.

The percentage of students who were accepted that enrolled at the University of Southern Mississippi in the last academic year is 25%. Overall, 2,080 students who applied to the University of Southern Mississippi enrolled in the school. Of those students, 23% of women who were accepted and 25% of men who were accepted enrolled.

University of Southern Mississippi Admission Requirements

Test ScoresRequired
High School GPARequired
High School Class RankRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended

What are the the University of Southern Mississippi admissions requirements?

At the University of Southern Mississippi, you are required to submit your high school test scores. The University of Southern Mississippi asks prospective students to submit their GPA to the school.

You'll be asked to submit your high school class rank as part of your application.

What's more, you need to submit letters of recommendation from your high school. You will also not be asked to demonstrate your competencies as part of your application.

As part of your application, the University of Southern Mississippi accepts . Credit for life experiences is also accepted.

University of Southern Mississippi Credits Accepted

AP CreditNo
Dual CreditNo
Credit for Life ExperiencesYes

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