Gulfport, MS (population: 71,411) has one allied health school within its city limits. Blue Cliff College has a total student population of 238. It is the 1505th highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of Mississippi (#1 is Creations College of Cosmetology).
Allied Health students from Gulfport 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 Gulfport-Biloxi area alone, there are 130 employed clinical, counseling, and school psychologists earning an average salary of $49,420. Medical and health services managers in this area earn $98,010/yr and there are 250 employed.
Gulfport lies in Harrison county, which is one of the 35 counties in Mississippi. Overall, the Gulfport-Biloxi area has 101,900 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.9% unemployment rate, $17.09/hr average worker wage, and a $35,540 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.485 out of every 1000 jobs in Gulfport are held by medical and health services managers, and 1.321/1000 are held by clinical, counseling, and school psychologists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Blue Cliff College ends up costing a student $14,682/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Gulfport|
|New Orleans||LA||206,720||16||21.1636||643||56.0 miles|
|Bay Minette||AL||-||1||14.4825||35||84.4 miles|
|Orange Beach||AL||-||1||9.16962||21||89.6 miles|