Mississippi contains five schools that offer audio programs. University of Mississippi Main Campus, the highest-ranking audio school in MS, has a total student population of 15,932 and is the 1306th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 audio schools in Mississippi, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Mississippi Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($12,621/yr), with Coahoma Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,529/yr.
Audio students from Mississippi schools who go on to become audio professionals, audio production engineers, audio engineers, audio recording professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 46,070 people working as audio and video equipment technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $42,450. Also, Sound engineering technicians make on average $53,940 per year and there are about 15,560 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Mississippi alone, there are 30 employed sound engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $30,620. Audio and video equipment technicians in this state earn $29,170/yr and there are 170 employed.
Also, within the audio schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from audio, 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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