Mississippi contains thirteen schools that offer pharmacy technician programs. Virginia College-Gulf Coast, the highest-ranking pharmacy technician school in MS, has a total student population of 500 and is the 1940th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 pharmacy technician schools in Mississippi, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Virginia College-Jackson comes out as the most expensive ($18,255/yr), with Northwest Mississippi Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,877/yr.
Pharmacy Technician students from Mississippi schools who go on to become pharmacy technicians, pharmacists, pharmacologists, pharmacy professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 331,890 people working as pharmacy technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $28,940.
Also, within the pharmacy technician schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from pharmacy technician, 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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