Mississippi contains two schools that offer multimedia programs. Southwest Mississippi Community College, the highest-ranking multimedia school in MS, has a total student population of 2,119 and is the 4469th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 multimedia schools in Mississippi, none have 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 Southwest Mississippi Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,296/yr.
Multimedia students from Mississippi schools who go on to become multimedia designers, audio engineers, graphic designers, video engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 28,800 people working as multimedia artists and animators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,810. Also, Graphic designers make on average $47,820 per year and there are about 200,870 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Mississippi alone, there are 720 employed graphic designers earning an average yearly salary of $34,610. Multimedia artists and animators in this state earn $42,070/yr and there are 40 employed.
Also, within the multimedia schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from multimedia, 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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