Mississippi contains six schools that offer nursing education programs. Pearl River Community College, the highest-ranking nursing education school in MS, has a total student population of 5,519 and is the 1741st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 nursing education schools in Mississippi, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Mississippi University for Women comes out as the most expensive ($7,928/yr), with Pearl River Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,515/yr.
Nursing Education students from Mississippi schools who go on to become nursing educators, doctors, nurse administrators, nurse educators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 49,140 people working as nursing instructors and teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,240. Also, Registered nurses make on average $66,530 per year and there are about 2,583,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Mississippi alone, there are 28,030 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $57,630. Nursing instructors and teachers in this state earn $60,530/yr and there are 670 employed.
Also, within the nursing education schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from nursing education, 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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