Poplarville, MS has one laboratory science school within its city limits. Pearl River Community College has a total student population of 5,519. It is the 1741st highest ranked school in the USA and the 7th highest in the state of Mississippi (#1 is Creations College of Cosmetology). To learn more about laboratory science programs in Poplarville, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of laboratory science professors at Pearl River Community College such as Stephanie Lee, and Ivy Sullivan.
Laboratory Science students from Poplarville schools who go on to become laboratory scientists, laboratory technicians, lab techs, clinical laboratory technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 29,630 people working as biological scientists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $69,430. Also, Medical and clinical laboratory technicians make on average $37,860 per year and there are about 152,420 of them employed in the US today.
Poplarville lies in Pearl River county, which is one of the 35 counties in Mississippi. Overall, the Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area has 129,220 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3.0% unemployment rate, $15.08/hr average worker wage, and a $31,360 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Pearl River Community College ends up costing a student $1,515/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Poplarville|
|New Orleans||LA||206,720||16||21.1636||643||58.3 miles|
|Baton Rouge||LA||221,091||22||23.4771||270||98.7 miles|