Mississippi contains six schools that offer carpentry programs. Pearl River Community College, the highest-ranking carpentry school in MS, has a total student population of 5,519 and is the 1741st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 carpentry schools in Mississippi, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Meridian Community College comes out as the most expensive ($7,593/yr), with Pearl River Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,515/yr.
Carpentry students from Mississippi schools who go on to become carpenters, construction managers, construction workers, construction engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 743,760 people working as carpenters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $43,640. Also, Construction laborers make on average $33,190 per year and there are about 856,440 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Mississippi alone, there are 6,590 employed construction laborers earning an average yearly salary of $23,690. Carpenters in this state earn $29,760/yr and there are 4,630 employed.
Also, within the carpentry schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from carpentry, 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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