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William Carey University

Hattiesburg, MS
University Website: www.wmcarey.edu
Apply Online: www.wmcarey.edu
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William Carey University is a private Christian liberal arts college located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi in the United States, affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention and the Mississippi Baptist Convention. The main campus is located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi; there are two subsidiary campuses in Gulfport, Mississippi and New Orleans, Louisiana. It was founded 1906 as the Mississippi Woman's College, but changed its name to William Carey College in 1954 when the college became coeducational. In 2006, the school became William Carey University.

The college offers baccalaureate degrees in the areas of arts, humanities, and sciences; education and psychology; business; religion; music; and nursing. The M.B.A, M.Ed., M.S. in psychology, and M.S.N. degrees and a specialist degree in elementary education are also offered. Three trimesters of eleven weeks each comprise the academic year. Two summer sessions, a J-term, and a May Term session are also offered. In 2009 William Carey opened its College of Medicine with emphasis on Osteopathic Medicine.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $9,750.00 avg tuition

498 Tuscan Ave
Hattiesburg, MS 39401-5499
(601) 318-6051

Apply online Admissions:
www.wmcarey.edu
Financial Aid:
www.wmcarey.edu

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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William Carey University

Statistics:
Applied 751
Admitted 622 83%
Enrolled total 158
Full Time: 158
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 430 530
SAT Math 480 600
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 21 25
ACT English 20 27
ACT Math 18 25
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 77%
4-year graduation rate 37%
6-year graduation rate 48%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

William Carey University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $9,750.00 $9,750.00 $9,750.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $600.00 $600.00 $600.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $325.00 $325.00 $325.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,440.00 $7,440.00 $7,440.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $310.00 $310.00 $310.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $4,920.00 $4,920.00 $5,802.00
Other Expenses $5,802.00 $5,802.00 $5,802.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $40.00
Graduate Application Fee $30.00
Books and Supplies $2,850.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 91%
Percent receiving grant aid 89%
Avg amount of grant aid $9,800.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 73%
Avg amount of student loan aid $4,330.00

William Carey University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
Biomedical Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Journalism X
Mass Communication/Media Studies X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
EDUCATION
Art Teacher Education X X
Biology Teacher Education X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Drama and Dance Teacher Education X
Education, Other X X
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities X
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X X
Mathematics Teacher Education X X
Music Teacher Education X X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Secondary School Administration/Principalship X
Social Studies Teacher Education X X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other X
Music Therapy/Therapist X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
HISTORY
History, General X X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Gerontology X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, Other X
PSYCHOLOGY
Counseling Psychology X
Developmental and Child Psychology X
Industrial and Organizational Psychology X
Psychology, General X
Psychology, Other X
Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Social Sciences, General X
THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
Bible/Biblical Studies X
Pastoral Studies/Counseling X
Religious/Sacred Music X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Music Performance, General X
Music, General X

William Carey University Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
William Woodall and Laura M. Izard Memorial Scholarship Varies April 01, 2017
William M. Breland and Ellie May Brown Breland Endowed Scholarship Varies April 01, 2017
Trugen Beard Ministerial Scholarship Varies April 01, 2017
Sally Hartness Batson Memorial Scholarship Varies April 01, 2017
Roy Hood Endowed Scholarship Varies April 01, 2017
Roy and Roy Wayne Weldon Memorial Scholarship Varies April 01, 2017
Roberta Thompson Holloway Scholarship Varies April 01, 2017
Robert Ross Memorial Scholarship Varies April 01, 2017
Robert E. Barnes Endowed Scholarship Varies April 01, 2017
Rex Braswell Work and Service Scholarship Varies April 01, 2017

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