Mississippi contains three schools that offer allied health programs. Blue Cliff College, the highest-ranking allied health school in MS, has a total student population of 238 and is the 1505th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 allied health schools in Mississippi, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Antonelli College comes out as the most expensive ($19,503/yr), with University of Southern Mississippi as the lowest recorded at only $9,718/yr.
Allied Health students from Mississippi schools who go on to become allied health professionals, physicians, nurses, forensic nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists make on average $72,310 per year and there are about 98,330 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Mississippi alone, there are 940 employed clinical, counseling, and school psychologists earning an average yearly salary of $45,000. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $76,570/yr and there are 2,190 employed.
Also, within the allied health schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from allied health, 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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