Founded in 1910, The University of Southern Mississippi (Southern Miss) is a leading public research university located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA.

The University has the following Colleges: College of Arts & Letters; College of Business; College of Education & Psychology; College of Health; College of Science & Technology; Honors College.

University of Southern Mississippi is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The graduate and undergraduate business and accounting programs are all accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). USM offers the only on-campus AACSB-accredited business programs in south Mississippi.


- University of Southern Mississippi is listed among tier 2 National Universities in the country (US News 2012).

- The College of Business at The University of Southern Mississippi is ranked among the nation's best business programs by U.S. News & World Report.

- The School of Communications is ranked among the top 10 programs in the nation, according to the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

- In 2000 the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching classified Southern Miss as a Doctoral/Research Extensive Institution, placing it among the top 150 institutions in the nation.

- The Princeton Review's 286 Green Colleges considers Southern Miss one of the most environmentally responsible facilities in the nation.

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