Mississippi contains three schools that offer landscaping programs. Hinds Community College, the highest-ranking landscaping school in MS, has a total student population of 11,752 and is the 4160th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 landscaping schools in Mississippi, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College comes out as the most expensive ($6,917/yr), with Hinds Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,143/yr.
Landscaping students from Mississippi schools who go on to become landscapers, landscape architects, landscape designers, landscape supervisors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 859,960 people working as landscaping and groundskeeping workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $25,340. Also, Grounds maintenance workers make on average $28,400 per year and there are about 12,840 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the landscaping schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from landscaping, 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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