About William Carey University

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does William Carey University cost?

William Carey University Cost of Attendance
In-state $11,700
Out-of-state $11,700
On-Campus Room and Board $5,900
Off-Campus Room and Board $5,870
Average Annual Cost $14,717
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
Over $110,000

William Carey University Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 97% $5,754
Federal Grants 97% $4,451
Pell grants 79% $3,835
Other federal grants 18% $4,391
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 78% $2,125
Institutional grants or scholarships 86% $5,514
Student loan aid 81% $4,659
Federal student loans 75% $7,611
Other student loans 6% $4,995

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Do an extracurricular activity 246 Up to $1,120
Take a challenging class 274 Up to $3,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 186 Up to $750
Take a foreign language class 148 Up to $3,000
Do community service 248 Up to $75
Visit a college campus 253 Up to $6,000
Have work experience 118 Up to $6,000
Play a sport 133 Up to $600

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

William Carey University Admissions

What is William Carey University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 51%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 10% of applicants
SAT Reading 430-520
SAT Math 430-550
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions 90% of applicants
Composite Score 21-27

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William Carey University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 3464
Living on campus
Transfer Students 75%
Under Age 25 8%
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

William Carey University Graduation Success


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About William Carey University

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.


498 Tuscan Ave
Hattiesburg, MS

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Master's Colleges and Universities
Setting Small City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify