William Carey University

Address:
498 Tuscan Ave, Hattiesburg, MS 39401-5499
Phone:
601-318-6051
Website:
http://www.wmcarey.edu
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About William Carey University

William Carey University is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 50% of undergrads are enrolled full time, and between 25% and 49% of students reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in arts and sciences and professional fields. The majority of graduate degrees are awarded within the education field. According to data for fall enrollment, this institution has a low transfer rate, and at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Fewer than 20% of entering students are undergrad transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with the majority of students enrolled in undergrad programs. 25-49% of students are enrolled in graduate programs.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate2,090
 Graduate1,158
 Total3,248
GenderFemale73%
 Male27%
Student Age% Under 2538%
 % 25 and Over62%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time71%
 % Part-time29%
Race/Ethnicity% White64.9%
 % Black29.5%
 % Asian0.5%
 % Latino1.7%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Race Unknown0.8%
 % International student2%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyFine Art, Drawing, Painting
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemTrimester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal701
 % Admitted92%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled22%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT19%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT81%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800490 / 800
 SAT Math460 / 800540 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite20 / 3627 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$40
 Graduate Application Fee$30
 In-State Tuition & Fees$10,350
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$10,350
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid91%
 % Undergraduates with Loans84%
 % Undergraduates with Grants91%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$2,850
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$4,920
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$4,920
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$5,802
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$5,802
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$5,802

Neighborhood Data for the Hattiesburg Area

Median Age27
Median Household Income$25,934
Total Population46,013
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.1% 52.9%
 Age 0-953.2%46.8%
 Age 10-1742.7%57.3%
 Age 18-2448.4%51.6%
 Age 25-2950.0%50.0%
 Age 30-3947.1%52.9%
 40+47.4%52.6%
Race/Ethnicity% White43.2%
 % Black52.3%
 % Asian1.6%
 % Latino3.2%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.3%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$4,920
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$4,920
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$515
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50040.3%27.1%14.5%
 $500 to $74940.1%57.7%0.0%
 $750 to $99919.6%13.6%29.1%
 Over $10000.0%1.7%6.9%
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