William Carey is an above-average private, Christian university located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,648 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the William Carey acceptance rate is 51%. Popular majors include Nursing, Psychology, and Business. Graduating 46% of students, William Carey alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $29,200.
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- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.16 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.25 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.25 responses
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Undergrads Over 25
Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene.30 responses
- of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.41 responses
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.12 responses
William Carey University Reviews
I have done both my undergarment and my graduate degrees at William Carey University, and I am 100% satisfied with all they have done for me. No school is perfect, but as a high school student coming to a college for the first time I was taken care of. I received my undergrad in History with a minor in Biblical Languages, and I adored every moment. I'm currently finishing my Master's in Ancient Imperialism and I am also loving it! I highly recommend WCU to anyone.
William Carey is a university that I would recommend to anyone! It's a university, BUT it isn't a big campus! There is more one on one time with professors, and the classes aren't big at all. The BEST asset the university offers is that it runs off a trimester schedule so that makes the schooling a lot quicker than most.
William Carey is a beautiful campus. It is always clean and looks great! Great class courses offered. All the staff are such sweet souls, and the teachers are wondering. This is truely a wonderful school.