Mississippi contains six schools that offer fine arts programs. Millsaps College, the highest-ranking fine arts school in MS, has a total student population of 1,117 and is the 2048th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 fine arts schools in Mississippi, none 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 East Central Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,353/yr.
Fine Arts students from Mississippi schools who go on to become artists, animation artists, fine artists, sculptors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 8,900 people working as fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $50,630. Also, Craft artists make on average $33,070 per year and there are about 5,380 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Mississippi alone, there are 60 employed craft artists earning an average yearly salary of $24,830. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $31,010/yr and there are 50 employed.
Also, within the fine arts schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from fine arts, 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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