Finish Your College Application Online

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You’ve found the fully online program that you have been looking for. It’s perfect. The program is affordable, fits your busy schedule, and it is accredited. Hallelujah! You know it’s time to build upon your future and you’re ready to get started! The first step in starting this journey in your education is to tackle your college application.

Lucky for you, the college application process here at Southern Miss is easy and completely online!

Undergraduate College Application:

Application Checklist:

  • $45 non-refundable application fee
  • An official high school transcript for freshman (high school) applicants OR official transcripts from all institutions attended after high school for transfer applicants
  • Submission of ACT or SAT scores from freshman (high school) applicants

Once you’ve checked everything off this list, you are ready to apply!

Click here to start your college application for the upcoming semester!

To check for admission deadlines for your undergraduate degree, click here.

Graduate College Application:

For graduate school, each program’s application process is as unique as the program! For a list of program-specific required documents and prompts, click here!

Click here to start your college graduate application for the upcoming semester!

Please check your intended graduate program’s department page to view their admission deadlines.

How to Finish Your College Application Online:

When you start your application, you will create an application account where you can edit your application before submitting, track your application process, and view your decision status. That means you can start your application today and come back later to finish submitting all the information needed!

To finish your college application, you will need to sign into the Southern Miss application portal. You will use the username and password that you created upon first starting your application! (Don’t worry, if you didn’t create an account, you can also create an account on the portal login page!)

We hope this information helps you finish your college application and become one step closer to earning your degree!

Office of Online Learning

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