Mississippi contains sixteen schools that offer electrical engineering programs. University of Mississippi Main Campus, the highest-ranking electrical engineering school in MS, has a total student population of 15,932 and is the 1306th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 electrical engineering schools in Mississippi, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Mississippi Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($12,621/yr), with Pearl River Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,515/yr.
Electrical Engineering students from Mississippi schools who go on to become electrical engineers, electrical technologists, electrical design engineers, electrical controls engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 151,660 people working as electrical engineers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $86,250. Also, Electrical and electronics drafters make on average $54,800 per year and there are about 30,590 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Mississippi alone, there are 350 employed electrical and electronics drafters earning an average yearly salary of $45,870. Electrical engineers in this state earn $73,970/yr and there are 960 employed.
Also, within the electrical engineering schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from electrical 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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