Mississippi contains five schools that offer advertising programs. University of Southern Mississippi, the highest-ranking advertising school in MS, has a total student population of 15,300 and is the 1880th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 advertising schools in Mississippi, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Antonelli College comes out as the most expensive ($18,105/yr), with Northwest Mississippi Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,877/yr.
Advertising students from Mississippi schools who go on to become advertisers, advertising specialists, marketing specialists, marketers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 35,760 people working as advertising and promotions managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $97,670. Also, Market research analysts make on average $67,500 per year and there are about 226,410 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Mississippi alone, there are 380 employed market research analysts earning an average yearly salary of $54,340. Advertising and promotions managers in this state earn $60,370/yr and there are 230 employed.
Also, within the advertising schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from advertising, there are 2225 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,759 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,828, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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