University of Southern Mississippi
The University of Southern Mississippi says, "The University of Southern Mississippi is a community of engaged citizens, operating as a public, student-centered, doctoral-granting research university serving Mississippi, the nation, and the world. The University is dedicated to scholarship and learning, integrating students at all levels in the creation and application of knowledge through excellence in teaching, research, creative activities, outreach, and service. The University nurtures student success by providing distinctive and competitive educational programs embedded in a welcoming environment, preparing a diverse student population to embark on meaningful life endeavors." [Source]
- Undergraduate Enrollment:11,815
- 4-Year Graduation Rate:26%
- Tuition & Fees (In State):$8,218 annually
- Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$10,218 annually
General Education Requirements
3. Foreign LanguageNO
No credit given for Foreign Language because the requirement only applies to select degree programs.
4. U.S. Government or HistoryNO
No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the qualifying courses for the "Humanities" requirement are world history courses rather than U.S. government or history surveys.
No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social and Behavioral Sciences" requirement.
General Education Assessment
University of Southern Mississippi uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit www.voluntarysystem.org.
Curriculum last evaluated: 07/06/2018