William Carey University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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William Carey University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 4,225 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
63
Fair
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 63 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Nursing, Medical, Management, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
81%
Good
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.

The student retention rate at William Carey University is high at 81% (well above Mississippi average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at William Carey University is average - 64%.

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
$11,700
Medium
Average tuition charges are close to the nationwide median, $10,800 a year. The additional fees at William Carey University beyond tuition are nearly $900; this comes to $11,700 per year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
57%
Doable
According to recent data, 842 applications were submitted and 479 were accepted; so it is not very hard 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
$2,800
Low
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
B
Dicey
William Carey University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 900 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: roughly $2,800 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 generally 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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