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University of Southern Mississippi

Long Beach, MS
+1 228-865-4500
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Amazing Gulf Park Campus

This was my first visit to The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus since it was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melissa C
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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Beautiful location for a university campus

Situated on U.S. Hwy. 90 overlooking the white sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico and dotted with... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
CultureVulture
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Clinton, MS
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One of Mississippi's largest educational institutions.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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"southern hospitality"
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"gulf park"
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"gulf of mexico"
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"beautiful campus"
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"hurricane katrina"
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"friendship oak"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first visit to The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus since it was nearly destroyed from Hurricane Karina and the tornado. I am amazed on how the campus and grounds looks. The love and care that has gone into the repairs...More

Thank Melissa C
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Situated on U.S. Hwy. 90 overlooking the white sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico and dotted with magnificent live oak trees, USM's Gulf Park Campus has a stunningly beautiful location. The 1920s Spanish Colonial Revival Style Hardy Hall and Lloyd Hall were constructed for...More

Thank CultureVulture
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

There is a turtle pond in the back. We have also checked out items for my son who is in a wheelchair from the campus, such as, a beach wheelchair and a hand bike.

Thank Teacherella
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

This beautiful campus was nearly destroyed by Hurricane Katrina but it was eventually built back as a gorgeous campus overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. The Friendship Oak sits on the south side of the campus. This oak is hundreds of years old. It's worth stopping...More

Thank JRAP2013
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

Really nice admissions staff. They reminded me that southern hospitality isn't dead. Our family had been on the road since 5 in the morning we had a 2:30pm appointment for a campus tour. Anyhow we get there a little after 4 looking like a tailor...More

Thank Mike W
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

The Friendship Oak tree is located on the front lawn of the Southern Miss Gulf Park campus in Long Beach, Mississippi. In the last decade, the historic Friendship Oak survived Hurricane Katrina, another in a long string of hurricanes that have challenged yet never defeated...More

Thank Day_Tripper_39503
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

I live just over the tracks from the university, but it's always been a beautiful location. When I was a little girl, my mother worked on campus and I always thought that the buildings were great. A few of the original classrooms or dorms still...More

Thank Hazel M
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

I got my BS degree here. It caters to adults. It has a great criminal justice program...If you are a returning adult student, go here for your education needs. The classes are small, and the professors are professionals and do this on the side. They...More

Thank John D
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Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

This tree has seen so much in history that I had to go see it out of respect. It vastly covers a area with long branches.

Thank pnkgirl27
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Reviewed 18 February 2015

School is located on the campus of the former Gulf Park College. It is now a four year school and offers a nice variety of degree programs. Overall skilled staff and instructors.

Thank MsGti
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