William Carey University: Review & Facts

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William Carey University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 4,010 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1906 and is one of the 5 colleges and schools located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

William Carey University is affiliated with Baptist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
49
William Carey University will give you the opportunity to get a bachelor's degree, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

William Carey University deploys a trimester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 49 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Psychology, Nursing, Management, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
76%
The student retention rate at William Carey University is fair at 76% (close to Mississippi average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at William Carey University is low - 48%.

Student to faculty ratio at William Carey University is pretty good -- 13:1. Learn more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$10,400
Average tuition charges are close to the nationwide median, $9,800 a year. The additional fees at William Carey University beyond tuition are nearly $600; this comes to $10,400 per year.

Read the details about William Carey University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
27%
According to recent data, 755 applications were submitted and 207 were accepted; so it is quite challenging to enroll at this school.

William Carey University might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at William Carey University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$1,800
William Carey University provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at William Carey University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
A
William Carey University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 700 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is low: roughly $1,800 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at William Carey University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, William Carey University appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

William Carey University Location and Maps



Post Address: William Carey University, 498 Tuscan Ave, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401-5499, USA
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