Mississippi contains three schools that offer computer engineering programs. University of Southern Mississippi, the highest-ranking computer engineering school in MS, has a total student population of 15,300 and is the 1880th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 computer engineering schools in Mississippi, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Jackson State University comes out as the most expensive ($10,375/yr), with Holmes Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,974/yr.
Computer Engineering students from Mississippi schools who go on to become computer engineers, database administrators, computer and information scientists, computer support specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 338,890 people working as network and computer systems administrators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $70,930. Also, Computer programmers make on average $74,690 per year and there are about 367,880 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Mississippi alone, there are 1,180 employed computer programmers earning an average yearly salary of $50,900. Network and computer systems administrators in this state earn $52,360/yr and there are 1,590 employed.
Also, within the computer engineering schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from computer 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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