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The University of Southern Mississippi (USM), known informally as Southern Miss, is a public research university with its main campus located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The Hattiesburg campus is located 70 miles (110 km) north of Gulfport, Mississippi and 105 miles (169 km) northeast of New Orleans, Louisiana. USM is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award baccalaureate, master's, specialist, and doctoral degrees. The university is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a "Research University" with "High Research Activity" (designation "RU/H").Founded on March 30, 1910, the university is a dual campus institution, with the main campus located in Hattiesburg. The other large campus, Gulf Park, is located in Long Beach, with five additional teaching and research sites, including the John C. Stennis Space Center and the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL).
The university is well known for its major polymer science research center, one of the strongest fine arts programs in the southeastern United States, including music, art and design, dance, and theater, its highly ranked graduate programs in education, clinical psychology, nursing, social work, speech language pathology, English, and history, and its online graduate programs in nursing and business (MBA). The university has an extensive study-abroad program to about 20 countries through its Center for International Education. Its British Studies program regularly sends more than 200 students each summer to live and study in London.
Originally called the Mississippi Southerners, the Southern Miss athletic teams became the Golden Eagles in 1972. The school's colors, black and gold, were selected by a student body vote shortly after the school was founded. While mascots, names, customs, and the campus have changed, the black and gold colors have remained constant. USM offers 16 sport programs at the Division I level of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).