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Is Southern Miss a Good School for the Money?

Above Average National Value
Unknown In-State Value
$90,923 Avg Total Cost

University of Southern Mississippi Value Report

Is a Southern Miss degree worth it? Only you know for sure, but College Factual's value analysis can help answer that question. Keep reading for more.

Above Average Value Nationwide

Top 20% National Value
Top 50% National Quality
Good Price

University of Southern Mississippi is ranked #371 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.

University of Southern Mississippi is a good value according to College Factual's value analysis. It is priced competitively based on the quality of the education provided.

National Value Ranking  371 out of 2223
Great Value
National Value Score  83.44 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

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*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $90,923 For That Piece of Paper

The average Southern Miss student's degree will cost an estimated $90,923. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $20,205 and a typical 4.5 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost$20,205
Average Years to Graduate4.5
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree$90,923

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average Southern Miss net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on Southern Miss cost.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$76,689 In-State With Aid
$118,359 Avg Cost No Aid
4.5 Years to Graduate

Net price can vary based on your unique situation.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at Southern Miss.

Nationwide Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$118,359#0F
All Students$90,923#371A-
Only Students Receiving Aid$83,628#1,065C
In-State Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$111,420#F
All Students$83,984#F
Only Students Receiving Aid$76,689#F

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Mississippi.

About 94% of Southern Miss students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Southern Miss financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Finance The Gap

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average Southern Miss cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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