Mississippi contains four schools that offer game programs. Mississippi College, the highest-ranking game school in MS, has a total student population of 4,796 and is the 2674th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 game schools in Mississippi, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Virginia College-Jackson comes out as the most expensive ($18,255/yr), with Northwest Mississippi Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,877/yr.
Game students from Mississippi schools who go on to become game developers, game designers, video game designers, video game developers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 3,390 people working as gaming managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $74,030.
Also, within the game schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from game, 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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