William Carey University, Hattiesburg (WCU)

Hattiesburg, MS

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William Carey University, Hattiesburg

William Carey University, Hattiesburg

William Carey University, Hattiesburg Student Essentials

William Carey University, Hattiesburg Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Baptist
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Crusaders
Website: www.wmcarey.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Most Selective
In-State Tuition: $ 10,350
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 10,350
Retention Rate: 76%
Enrollment: 5,885
Year Established: 1906

About WCU

With three locations in Mississippi, William Carey University’s main campus at Hattiesburg offers excellent academic opportunities in the Baptist tradition. Faculty and staff are dedicated to providing quality academics while supporting the intellectual and spiritual growth of the individual.

Students are able to earn a bachelor’s degree in several concentrations of the following disciplines:
• Arts and Letters
• Business
• Education
• Missions and Biblical Studies
• Music
• Nursing
• Natural and Behavioral Sciences

Graduate degrees are offered in a shorter list of programs, including a master’s degree in business, education, counseling, nursing, music and biomedical science.

William Carey University is committed to the concept that the more involved a student is with campus activities, the more invested he or she will be in their education. William Carey University encourages students to take advantage of on-campus student life, while student organizations offer cultural outlets.

Student support services are vital to the overall college experience and academic success. William Carey University offers academic advising and career counseling, peer mentoring, tutoring, academic workshops, and technology support.

William Carey University provides a supportive atmosphere to allow students to freely explore their academic pursuits.

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WCU Map & Location

William Carey University, Hattiesburg
498 Tuscan Ave
Hattiesburg, MS 39401


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Getting Around WCU

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Hattiesburg, MS

Winter
Dec
61
40
Jan
58
37
Feb
63
41
Spring
Mar
70
48
Apr
77
55
May
84
63
Summer
Jun
89
70
Jul
91
73
Aug
91
73
Fall
Sep
87
67
Oct
78
56
Nov
69
47

WCU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 3,505
Freshman Class 163
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 5,885

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 2%
  • African American: 37%
  • Caucasian: 59%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 1%
Latino 2%
African American 37%
Caucasian 59%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 1%

Undergraduate 60%
Graduate 40%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%
Women 48%
Men 52%
International 3%
Domestic 97%

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William Carey University, Hattiesburg

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