Mississippi contains eleven schools that offer athletic training programs. University of Mississippi Main Campus, the highest-ranking athletic training school in MS, has a total student population of 15,932 and is the 1306th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 athletic training schools in Mississippi, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Belhaven College comes out as the most expensive ($19,298/yr), with Copiah-Lincoln Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,376/yr.
Athletic Training students from Mississippi schools who go on to become athletic trainers, trainers, sports trainers, gymnastics instructors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 15,260 people working as athletic trainers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $44,020. Also, Coaches and scouts make on average $35,740 per year and there are about 179,830 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Mississippi alone, there are 970 employed coaches and scouts earning an average yearly salary of $51,870. Athletic trainers in this state earn $39,790/yr and there are 120 employed.
Also, within the athletic training schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from athletic training, 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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