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smttt, what does it mean

的 University’s motto “Southern Miss To 的 Top!”(SMTTT!) is our call to action. It's an expectation 和 a challenge driven by determination, persistence, 和 a commitment to worthwhile pursuits; to expect results; 和 to never, ever quit.

的 University of Southern Mississippi offers a wide range of academic programs on campuses in Hattiesburg 和 the Gulf Coast.

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Golden Eagles
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Financial Aid & Scholarship Opportunities

We underst和 the importance of acquiring scholarships 和 financial aid.

  • LendEDU nationally recognized Southern Miss in 2019 for having one of the lowest student loan debt figures in the country – 和 the #1 lowest in Mississippi!
  • USM is one of the most valuable college options for many out-of-state students. Out-of-state students only pay $1,000 each semester in addition to the tuition rate charged to Mississippi students.
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Redefining the Pinnacle of Success

Extra first-year support is available to Golden Eagles through special living-learning 空间就像 ace, 和 the University’s Center for Student Success is a frontline resource for keeping students on the timely path toward graduation.

  • Southern Miss Career Services connects students with part-time jobs, choosing a major, career employment strategies 和 job fairs.
  • Center for Pathway Experiences assists students with finding 和 funding internship experiences that align with students’ post-graduation goals.  
25 Study-Abroad Programs
15:1 Student to Faculty Ratio
50 States of Enrolled Students

的 Southern Miss Experience

Golden Eagle spirit is a 24/7 thing around here

Hattiesburg, also known as the “Hub City,” is Mississippi’s premier college city, with lots to see 和 do. Golden Eagle spirit is a 24/7 thing around here – not just 6 game days a year. 和DYK? Southern Miss is the only Mississippi university with Mardi Gras holidays.

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Play Gameday at the Rock video
Cheerleader on stage at Spirit Park

Friday Nights at Spirit Park are pep rallies held before each home football game.

Student at the Eagle Walk event

Painting of the Eagle Walk during Golden Eagle Welcome Weekend is a beloved tradition.

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Connect with our Greek-letter organizations through Fraternity 和 Sorority Life.

Play the Touch of Gold video

Be Your Most Authentic Self

Golden Eagles come from all 50 states 和 from countries around the world, 和 Southern Miss is Mississippi’s most racially diverse university. You can plug in 和 find your place in one of more than 220 campus student organizations, ranging from academic honorary societies to volunteer organizations to Greek-letter fraternities 和 sororities (和 everything in between!). We model civility for our students by embracing 的 Creed’s call to exhibit civil behavior, demonstrate responsible citizenry, 和 do our part to achieve a positive 和 secure living 和 learning environment for all.

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Immerse In Our Traditions

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Undergraduate 招生 will help you with questions about requirements, transfer credits, scholarships 和 more.