Mississippi contains 32 schools that offer liberal arts and humanities programs. University of Mississippi Main Campus, the highest-ranking liberal arts and humanities school in MS, has a total student population of 15,932 and is the 1306th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 32 liberal arts and humanities schools in Mississippi, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Belhaven College comes out as the most expensive ($19,298/yr), with Pearl River Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,515/yr.
Liberal Arts and Humanities students from Mississippi schools who go on to become liberal arts and humanities graduate professionals, designers, artists, reporters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,880 people working as education teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,160. Also, Mathematicians make on average $93,920 per year and there are about 2,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Mississippi alone, there are 40 employed mathematicians earning an average yearly salary of $82,740. Education teachers in this state earn $54,420/yr and there are 900 employed.
Also, within the liberal arts and humanities schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from liberal arts and humanities, 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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