William Carey University Rankings

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In the World#4518 of 14178
In North America#1253 of 2629
In the United States#1178 of 2528
In Mississippi#12 of 18
In Hattiesburg#2 of 2

Quick Review

Religion
Baptist
Acceptance rate
55%
Average SAT
1065
Average ACT
24
Avg. cost to attend
$10,397 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
3,210
Graduates
1,830
Male:Female Ratio
34:66
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

William Carey University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate55%61%52%
Applicants774249525
Admissions426153273
Freshmen enrolled full time20681125
Freshmen enrolled part time624

1,022 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,155 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
24 or 11%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 950
or below

75% of them
had 1180
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in William Carey University are 950-1180 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
173 or 82%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 28
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in William Carey University are 20-28 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White3227 (64%)
Black or African American1275 (25%)
Asian170 (3%)
Nonresident Alien158 (3%)
Hispanic114 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown79 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native6 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$10,397/year
Average aid awarded
$11,985
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$14,367
$30-48K$14,417
$48-75K$11,583
$75-110K$9,267
$110K+$15,142

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$11,850$9,600
Tuition in-state$11,850$9,600
Tuition out-of-state$11,850$9,600
Fee in-district$900$300
Fee in-state$900$300
Fee out-of-state$900$300

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity899
Combined charge for room and board$6,060
Room charge$3,000
Meal charge$3,060

William Carey University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Educational Leadership and Administration, General22339
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities143
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse9611
Osteopathic Medicine & Osteopathy91
Business Administration and Management, General6024
General Studies57
Psychology, General51
Elementary Education and Teaching51
Biology & Biological Sciences, General50
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, Other41
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other29
Biomedical Sciences, General28
English & Language Arts Teacher Education25
Nursing Education25
Physical Therapy & Therapist25
Criminal Justice & Police Science20
Music Teacher Education79
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services15
Developmental and Child Psychology13
English Language and Literature, General10
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration10
Music Therapy & Therapist9
Health Information & Medical Records Technology & Technician8
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching8
Fine & Studio Arts, General7
Mathematics, General5
Mass Communication & Media Studies4
Nursing Administration4
History, General3
Religious & Sacred Music3
Chemistry, General3
Intercultural & Multicultural and Diversity Studies3
Counseling Psychology3
Bible & Biblical Studies2
Social Sciences, General1
Music Performance, General1
Pastoral Studies & Counseling1
Gerontology1
Grand Total555474190
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate47%40%54%
  • Full-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

Publications
168
Citations
1,167

Publication count by topic

Medicine
68
Psychology
27
Computer science
17
Chemistry
8
Biology
8
Sociology
7
History
6
Business
3
Engineering
3
Art
3
Mathematics
3
Political science
3
Geography
2
Economics
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology2587139
Art35051
Political science373916
History37441
Medicine3815400
Psychology4114163
Chemistry4840123
Biology4880137
Business503410
Computer science509558
Mathematics520121
Economics52662
Engineering53788

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199011
199103
199203
199302
199410
199512
199621
199716
199819
199926
200032
2001212
2002110
2003222
2004110
2005112
2006013
2007416
2008517
2009331
2010242
2011153
2012846
2013557
2014682
20151390
20161075
201713105
20181270
201920118
202033149

General info

Alternative namesWCU
Founded1892
WikipediaWilliam Carey University
MottoExpect Great Things From God; Attempt Great Things For God.
Colorsred, black
Academic CalendarAugust to May. Also Summer Session (May - August)
Total FTE staff539
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address710 William Carey Parkway
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39401
United States
City population46,000
Phone6013186051
Fax+1 (601) 318 6765

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