Mississippi contains twelve schools that offer day care programs. Pearl River Community College, the highest-ranking day care school in MS, has a total student population of 5,519 and is the 1741st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 day care schools in Mississippi, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rust College comes out as the most expensive ($8,089/yr), with Pearl River Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,515/yr.
Day Care students from Mississippi schools who go on to become child care workers, nannies, day care specialists, day care professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 595,650 people working as child care workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $20,940. Also, Child, family, and school social workers make on average $43,540 per year and there are about 277,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Mississippi alone, there are 2,740 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average yearly salary of $31,910. Child care workers in this state earn $16,950/yr and there are 5,710 employed.
Also, within the day care schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from day care, 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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