Mississippi contains seven schools that offer pediatric nursing programs. East Central Community College, the highest-ranking pediatric nursing school in MS, has a total student population of 2,639 and is the 3955th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 pediatric nursing schools in Mississippi, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Holmes Community College comes out as the most expensive ($6,974/yr), with Mississippi Delta Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,325/yr.
Pediatric Nursing students from Mississippi schools who go on to become pediatric nurses, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 29,460 people working as pediatricians, general alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $161,410. 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. Pediatricians, general in this state earn $174,540/yr and there are 330 employed.
Also, within the pediatric nursing schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from pediatric nursing, 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.
Mississippi Interesting Facts