Mississippi contains sixteen schools that offer computer forensics programs. University of Mississippi Main Campus, the highest-ranking computer forensics school in MS, has a total student population of 15,932 and is the 1306th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 computer forensics schools in Mississippi, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Belhaven College comes out as the most expensive ($19,298/yr), with Northwest Mississippi Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,877/yr.
Computer Forensics students from Mississippi schools who go on to become computer forensics specialists, computer security specialists, computer and information scientists, computer support specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 512,720 people working as computer systems analysts alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $80,430. Also, Computer specialists make on average $78,010 per year and there are about 195,890 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Mississippi alone, there are 550 employed computer specialists earning an average yearly salary of $75,870. Computer systems analysts in this state earn $57,660/yr and there are 1,190 employed.
Also, within the computer forensics schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from computer forensics, 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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