Mississippi contains three schools that offer illustration programs. Mississippi College, the highest-ranking illustration school in MS, has a total student population of 4,796 and is the 2674th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 illustration schools in Mississippi, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Mississippi College comes out as the most expensive ($13,078/yr), with Northwest Mississippi Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,877/yr.
Illustration students from Mississippi schools who go on to become illustration artists, animation artists, artists, graphic artists, 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, Artists and related workers make on average $57,470 per year and there are about 8,100 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the illustration schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from illustration, 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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