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Southern Miss Tuition & Fees Report

Inexpensive In-State Tuition & Fees
Inexpensive Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

How Much Does University of Southern Mississippi Cost?

Is what University of Southern Mississippi charges for in-state and out-of-state tuition and fee reasonable when compared to nation, state and regional averages? Find out here. If you're looking for specific information on Southern Miss costs, you can go to any of the following sections:

How Much Does Southern Miss Charge for Tuition?

$9,204 In-State Tuition & Fees
$11,204 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

At University of Southern Mississippi the average out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates was $11,204 in 2020-2021. Those who hail from the state of Mississippi get a discount and only needed to pay $9,204 per year.


University of Southern Mississippi tuition and fees is the number charged to students for one year of attendance, and does not include room and board.

Keep in mind a lot of students have financial aid and scholarships that decrease the cost of college.

How much does University of Southern Mississippi cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do Southern Miss Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

At the national level, average out-of-state tuition and fees are $19,933 a year. With an average cost of $11,204 in tuition and fees for undergraduate students, University of Southern Mississippi is inexpensive when compared to the national average.

In-state undergrads in Mississippi pay an average of $16,784 for tuition and fees. Undergraduates who hail from Mississippi pay an average of $9,204 a year to attend Southern Miss, making the school a bargain if you only consider tuition and fees alone.

If you want to know how Southern Miss compares to other schools in the nation, in the region, and in the state, see the chart below.

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Remember to also consider financial aid when trying to decide if you can afford to go to a particular school. For more details on that, see: University of Southern Mississippi Financial Aid.

Southern Miss Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

2.21% In-State Tuition Increase
1.80% Out-of-State Tuition Increase
$39,749 Est. 4-Year Cost

Tuition and Fees for in-state University of Southern Mississippi increased with an average annual rate of 2.21% over the past five years. This school year, in-state students can expect to pay $9,614 if the growth keeps up.

If the in-state Southern Miss tuition and fees growth rate stays consistent, two years of study could cost $19,441, and four years would cost $39,749.

During the same time period, tuition and fees for out-of-state students have increased by 1.80%. Out-of-state students will be charged approximately $11,610 in this academic year if the costs keep going up at the same rate.

For two years This means an estimated $23,428 for two years of out-of-state tuition and fees at Southern Miss, and $47,706 for four years.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at Southern Miss.


Don't Ignore Cost Increases

Be aware of just how much the tuition and fees are increasing each year. At most colleges undergrads will wind up spending more on their last year of school compared to what they did for their first.

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