Mississippi contains 34 schools that offer healthcare programs. University of Mississippi Main Campus, the highest-ranking healthcare school in MS, has a total student population of 15,932 and is the 1306th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 34 healthcare schools in Mississippi, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Antonelli College comes out as the most expensive ($19,503/yr), with Pearl River Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,515/yr.
Healthcare students from Mississippi schools who go on to become healthcare managers, physicians, doctors, health care administrators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,520 people working as healthcare practitioners and technical workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,110. Also, Mental health counselors make on average $41,710 per year and there are about 106,920 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Mississippi alone, there are 670 employed mental health counselors earning an average yearly salary of $39,370. Healthcare practitioners and technical workers in this state earn $48,540/yr and there are 110 employed.
Also, within the healthcare schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from healthcare, 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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