Mississippi contains thirteen schools that offer clinical research programs. University of Mississippi Main Campus, the highest-ranking clinical research school in MS, has a total student population of 15,932 and is the 1306th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 clinical research 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 Northwest Mississippi Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,877/yr.
Clinical Research students from Mississippi schools who go on to become clinical researchers, clinical laboratory researchers, institutional research directors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 152,420 people working as medical and clinical laboratory technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $37,860. Also, Medical records and health information technicians make on average $33,880 per year and there are about 170,580 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Mississippi alone, there are 2,250 employed medical records and health information technicians earning an average yearly salary of $26,460. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this state earn $31,260/yr and there are 1,540 employed.
Also, within the clinical research schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from clinical research, 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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