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William Carey University

William Carey University is located on two campuses in Hattiesburg, Mississippi and Biloxi, Mississippi.

William Carey University is a community of learners which seeks to blend faith and learning with living. Within this unique nurturing and challenging environment students prepare to fulfill their diverse callings in the larger global community.

As a Christian university which embraces its Baptist heritage and namesake, William Carey University provides quality educational programs, within a caring Christian academic community, which challenge the individual student to excel in scholarship, leadership, and service in a diverse global society

It offers diverse opportunities for student involvement through a large number of student activities and organizations. There is literally something for everyone who wants to be a part of the William Carey University family experience.

The faculty has produced graduates who have compiled outstanding records of acceptance to medical, dental, law, seminaries, and a wide variety of graduate schools.

School Information

19640 Highway 67
Biloxi, Mississippi 39507
P: (228) 702-1775
F: (601) 318-6494
Calendar: Trimester
Locale: City: Small
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Religious Affiliation: Baptist
Accrediting Agency: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Students & Faculty

  • 5,704Total Students
  • 1,533Male Students
  • 4,171Female Students
  • 138Total Intl Students
  • 88Intl Male Students
  • 50Intl Female Students
  • 393Total Faculty
  • 180Male Faculty
  • 213Female Faculty
  • 13:1Student/Fac Ratio
*All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of May 2013

Tuition Information

$ 10,350

Out of State Tuition

$ 2,850

Books & Supplies

$ 4,920

Room & Board

$ 5,802

Other Expenses

$ 23,922



total applicants

admitted (622)

enrolled (158)

SAT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
ACT Scores:
25th-75th percentile

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.

Other Requirements:
Admissions Test Scores?
Other Test?
Neither required nor recommended
College Prep?
Neither required nor recommended

Degrees & Programs

Art Teacher Education
Bible/Biblical Studies
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Chemistry, Other
Counseling Psychology
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Developmental and Child Psychology
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Education, Other
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Fine/Studio Arts, General
General Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
History, General
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Therapy/Therapist
Music, General
Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Psychology, General
Psychology, Other
Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religious/Sacred Music
Secondary Education and Teaching
Secondary School Administration/Principalship
Social Sciences, General
Social Studies Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric

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