Skip navigation
The University of Southern Mississippi

The University of Southern Mississippi


Roses in front of an eagle statue

Hattiesburg Campus

This diverse campus spans 300 acres in the heart of Hattiesburg, Mississippi and is home to the sixth-oldest acceptance-based Honors College in the nation, a vibrant arts community that produces hundreds of events each year, and internationally-recognized researchers whose expertise ranges from polymer science and engineering to sports safety and security.

Explore the Hattiesburg Campus

Gulf park campus overlooking the beach

Gulf Park Campus

Through its 52-acre beachfront campus in Long Beach, Mississippi, the University serves as the only four-year public institution located on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The Gulf Park campus is also home to the state’s only bachelor’s degree in ocean engineering and the only film studies pathway offered at a public institution in the state.

Explore the Gulf Park Campus

Experience Gulf Park

Find a program that's right for you.

Explore Majors and DegreesorMeet Our Faculty

114years since our founding in 1910
70+countries represented by our students
27Goldwater Scholars
30study-abroad programs
17division 1 sports

Featured Programs:Master of Business AdministrationOcean Engineering

Points of Pride

Create your own Southern Miss story.

Schedule a VisitGet involvedApply

Only at Southern Miss



Events at Southern Miss

 A Voice for the Voiceless: Marian Wright Edelman and the Children’s Defense Fund at Bay St. Louis Public Library
Apr 10
11:30 am

A Voice for the Voiceless: Marian Wright Edelman and the Children’s Defense Fund at Bay St. Louis Public Library

Dr. Britta Waldschmidt-Nelson, Professor of Transatlantic History and Culture at the History Department of the University of Augsburg, will be discussing her forthcoming book about Marian Wright Edelman, Black civil rights leader and founder of the C...


Dr. Dannel Espinoza's world–renowned saxophone quartet, Project Fusion, takes the stage to present an evening performance featuring new compositions...

Faculty Artist Series presents Project Fusion Saxophone Quartet Recital - Dr. Dannel Espinoza at Marsh Auditorium

6:00 pm


As the landscape of worship music continues to evolve, it’s essential to remember and appreciate the roots of traditional worship, which has signifi...


12:00 am

More Events