Mississippi contains five schools that offer civil engineering programs. University of Mississippi Main Campus, the highest-ranking civil engineering school in MS, has a total student population of 15,932 and is the 1306th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 civil engineering schools in Mississippi, only 1 has 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 Northwest Mississippi Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,877/yr.
Civil Engineering students from Mississippi schools who go on to become civil engineers, civil engineering technicians, civil engineering designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 259,320 people working as civil engineers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $81,180. Also, Civil engineering technicians make on average $47,420 per year and there are about 82,690 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Mississippi alone, there are 1,070 employed civil engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $34,620. Civil engineers in this state earn $79,350/yr and there are 1,780 employed.
Also, within the civil engineering schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from civil engineering, 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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