Mississippi contains two schools that offer creative writing programs. University of Mississippi Main Campus, the highest-ranking creative writing school in MS, has a total student population of 15,932 and is the 1306th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 creative writing schools in Mississippi, only 1 has 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 University of Mississippi Main Campus as the lowest recorded at only $12,621/yr.
Creative Writing students from Mississippi schools who go on to become creative writers, writers, storytellers, freelances, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 43,390 people working as writers and authors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,560. Also, Technical writers make on average $65,610 per year and there are about 46,270 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Mississippi alone, there are 190 employed technical writers earning an average yearly salary of $44,220. Writers and authors in this state earn $47,860/yr and there are 240 employed.
Also, within the creative writing schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from creative writing, 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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