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University of Southern Mississippi Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Hattiesburg, MS

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $23,516
Out-of-state: $25,516
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,108
Out-of-state: $10,108
Room and Board
$10,638
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Other Expenses
$3,570
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
financial.aid@usm.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
On a rolling basis
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002441
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
1,905 (96.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,571 (82.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,544 (98.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
434 (28.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$10,772
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,039 (67.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,641
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,053 (68.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,140
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,063 (68.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
246 (12.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,159

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
8,475 (87.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
7,331 (86.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
7,160 (97.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,608 (22.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$10,833
Need-Based Gift
Received by 5,016 (70.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,025
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 5,071 (70.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,171
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 4,252 (59.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
809 (8.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,036

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
66%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$28,003
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Dance, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, Local/State Students, Out-of-State Students, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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