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Ranked #1 Most Affordable Online College in the Nation

Ranked #1 Most Affordable Online College in the Nation

Southern Miss offers you an affordable pathway toward achieving your academic goals. We provide quality courses at a low cost. In addition to being a great value, Southern Miss waives out-of-state tuition for fully online programs. If you need financial aid, or would like to apply for a scholarship, contact The Office of Undergraduate Scholarships for more information.

Undergraduate Degree

Obtaining your degree from The University of Southern Mississippi is closer, and more affordable, than you think. We offer many Undergraduate degrees at some of the most competitive prices across the country. Once you reach full-time status of 12 hours, you can take up to 18 hours with no additional tuition cost.

TUITION PER YEAR: $8,218
TUITION PER HOUR: $339.59
3-HOUR CREDIT COURSE: $1,018.77

Graduate Degree

At The University of Southern Mississippi we think that taking your education further is important. Our Graduate programs offer a quality educational experience without breaking your bank. These prices indicate an average fall and spring semester course load of 9-13 hours each. Once you reach full-time status of 9 hours, you can take up to 13 hours with no additional tuition cost.

TUITION PER YEAR: $8,218
TUITION PER HOUR: $451.00
3-HOUR CREDIT COURSE: $1,353.00

Fees

The prices above reflect the average annual cost of a degree offered at The University of Southern Mississippi. Additional course fees may apply and are specific to the courses in which you are enrolled. Course fees may include, but are not limited to textbooks, course materials, labs, and proctoring. Additional course fees may apply and range between $20 — $150 per credit hour.

A small minority of online courses require that students take proctored exams and provide a form of photo identification. Acceptable forms of photo identification include a valid state-issued driver's license, government-issued photo identification, or a Southern Miss identification card. More information about purchasing a Southern Miss identification card is available at the Image Center. For more information about general tuition and fees, please visit Business Services.