Mississippi contains three schools that offer horticulture programs. Hinds Community College, the highest-ranking horticulture school in MS, has a total student population of 11,752 and is the 4160th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 horticulture schools in Mississippi, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Meridian Community College comes out as the most expensive ($7,593/yr), with Hinds Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,143/yr.
Horticulture students from Mississippi schools who go on to become horticulturalists, landscape designers, agriculturalists, wildlife biologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Landscape architects make on average $65,910 per year and there are about 18,940 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the horticulture schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from horticulture, 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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