Mississippi contains one school that offers biotechnology programs. Mississippi Valley State University has a total student population of 2,850 and is the 3569th highest ranked school in America.
Biotechnology students from Mississippi schools who go on to become biotechnologists, bioengineers, biomedical engineers, biophysicists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 166,860 people working as medical and clinical laboratory technologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $55,620. Also, Biochemists and biophysicists make on average $88,550 per year and there are about 22,860 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the biotechnology schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from biotechnology, 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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