William Carey University

country rank  856
world rank  2432

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Founded in 1892, William Carey University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Hattiesburg (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Mississippi. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Gulfport, Baton Rouge. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, William Carey University (WCU) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Baptist religion. William Carey University (WCU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 128 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym WCU
Founded 1892
Motto Expect Great Things From God; Attempt Great Things For God.
Colours Red and black

University Location

Address 710 William Carey Parkway
Hattiesburg (population range: 50,000-249,999)
39401-5499 Mississippi
United States
T +1 (601) 318 6103
F +1 (601) 318 6765
Other locations Gulfport, Baton Rouge

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 710 William Carey Parkway, WCU Box 13
Hattiesburg 39401-5499
+1 (601) 318 6103
800 962 5991

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Baptist Christian-Baptist Mississippi Baptist Convention - www.mbcb.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to William Carey University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1958


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Association of Schools of Music NASM
  • American Music Therapy Association AMTA
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission NLNAC
  • Association of American Colleges and Universities AAC-U

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

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