University of Southern Mississippi

University of Southern Mississippi

A state-of-the-art facility that includes three performance spaces of up to 275 seats. 400 musical concerts and ensembles a year. A symphony orchestra that is approximately 80 musicians strong. A record label featuring a wide range of musical genres, from country music to Latin American bohemian ballads.

Welcome to the University of Southern Mississippi (Southern Miss) in Hattiesburg.

Increasingly referred to as the “Arts University of Mississippi,” Southern Miss is one of only 24 schools in the country to be accredited in all four major art disciplines: music, theatre, visual arts and dance.

And with an increasing amount of interaction between the community and the university, Hattiesburg – also known as the Hub City – is well on its way to becoming an arts hub for creative talent and creative minds from around the state and beyond.

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