Mississippi contains 20 schools that offer bookkeeping programs. University of Mississippi Main Campus, the highest-ranking bookkeeping school in MS, has a total student population of 15,932 and is the 1306th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 20 bookkeeping schools in Mississippi, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Antonelli College comes out as the most expensive ($19,503/yr), with Northwest Mississippi Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,877/yr.
Bookkeeping students from Mississippi schools who go on to become bookkeepers, bookkeeping clerks, accounting managers, accounting officers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,757,870 people working as bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $34,750. Also, Accountants and auditors make on average $67,430 per year and there are about 1,106,980 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Mississippi alone, there are 4,340 employed accountants and auditors earning an average yearly salary of $53,950. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks in this state earn $31,750/yr and there are 16,790 employed.
Also, within the bookkeeping schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from bookkeeping, 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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