Mississippi contains eight schools that offer banking programs. University of Mississippi Main Campus, the highest-ranking banking school in MS, has a total student population of 15,932 and is the 1306th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 banking schools in Mississippi, only 4 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 Pearl River Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,515/yr.
Banking students from Mississippi schools who go on to become bankers, tellers, investment bankers, financial managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 153,720 people working as financial specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,810. Also, Business and financial operations employees make on average $65,900 per year and there are about 6,063,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Mississippi alone, there are 26,420 employed business and financial operations employees earning an average yearly salary of $50,710. Financial specialists in this state earn $67,100/yr and there are 190 employed.
Also, within the banking schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from banking, 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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