University of Southern Mississippi College of Education & Psychology

Education School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Dr. Susan Siltanen
Application deadline rolling
Application fee $50

University of Southern Mississippi College of Education Psychology
TOEFL

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 525 paper test

Post-baccalaureate certificate programs

Applications N/A
Acceptance rate N/A
Enrollment N/A
Test requirements N/A

Master’s programs

Applications 237
Acceptance rate 67.1%
Enrollment 142 full-time
302 part-time
Test requirements Either GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education Specialist programs

Applications 26
Acceptance rate 65.4%
Enrollment 10 full-time
45 part-time
Test requirements Either GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Ph.D./Ed.D. programs

Applications 279
Acceptance rate 38.7%
Enrollment 119 full-time
351 part-time
Test requirements Either GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education School Academics

Degree and Program Offerings

Degree programs offered bachelor’s, master’s, education specialist, Ph.D., Ed.D.
(12)
Categories of study offered to master’s students teaching track, counseling/psychology track, administration track, research/policy track, other
Categories of study offered to education specialist students teaching track, counseling/psychology track, administration track, other
Any programs in education offered off campus Yes
Any programs in education offered through distance education Yes

Program Specialization
34.5 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.
Graduates (2010)

Certificate program graduates 1
Master’s program graduates 216
Education specialist program graduates 36
Doctoral program graduates 68

Faculty Resources

Full-time faculty 84
Part-time faculty 45
Full-time faculty with doctoral degrees 98%
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty who received awards or were editors of educational journals during 2009 and 2010 0.0%

Research Expenditures (2009-2010)

Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions)
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty engaged in externally funded research N/A

Education School Ranking

Education Ranking Scores

Score 32
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.4
Superintendent assessment score (out of 5) 3.6
Average GRE verbal score, entering doctoral students 460 – Low
Average GRE quantitative score, entering doctoral students 543 – Medium
Doctoral programs acceptance rate 38.7% – Medium
Ratio of doctoral degrees granted to full-time faculty 0.8:1 – Medium
Student-faculty ratio 2.8:1 – Medium
Average amount of externally funded research expenditure per faculty member (in thousands)
Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions)

Education School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Kristi Motter
Financial aid phone (601) 266-4774

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $5,452 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $13,408 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $303 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $745 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $0 per year
Room and board $6,634
Books and supplies $1,400
Miscellaneous expenses $3,314

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships N/A
Teaching assistants N/A
Research assistants N/A
Other appointments N/A
Students receiving grants and/or scholarships N/A

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