Gulfport, MS (population: 71,411) has six distance education schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Dillard University, the highest ranked school in this group with a distance education program, has a total student population of 1,011. It is the 704th highest ranked school in the USA and the 6th highest in the state of Louisiana (#1 is Tulane University of Louisiana). To learn more about distance education programs in Gulfport, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of distance education professors at Dillard University such as Anthony Aramburo.
Distance Education students from Gulfport schools who go on to become distance educators, teachers, online educators, online teachers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,880 people working as education teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,160. Also, Mathematical science teachers make on average $70,550 per year and there are about 48,100 of them employed in the US today.
Gulfport lies in Harrison county, which is one of the 35 counties in Mississippi. Overall, the Gulfport-Biloxi area has 101,900 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.9% unemployment rate, $17.09/hr average worker wage, and a $35,540 average annual salary.
Of the 6 distance education schools with a 100-mile radius of Gulfport, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Dillard University comes out as the most expensive ($14,515/yr) for distance education students, with Our Lady of Holy Cross College as the lowest, reported at only $2,874/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Gulfport|
|New Orleans||LA||206,720||16||21.1636||643||56.0 miles|
|Bay Minette||AL||-||1||14.4825||35||84.4 miles|
|Orange Beach||AL||-||1||9.16962||21||89.6 miles|