Mississippi contains eight schools that offer project management programs. Delta State University, the highest-ranking project management school in MS, has a total student population of 4,031 and is the 2024th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 project management schools in Mississippi, none 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 Southeastern Baptist College as the lowest recorded at only $2,699/yr.
Project Management students from Mississippi schools who go on to become construction managers, project managers, construction professionals, construction area managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 204,760 people working as construction managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $93,290. Also, Construction laborers make on average $33,190 per year and there are about 856,440 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Mississippi alone, there are 6,590 employed construction laborers earning an average yearly salary of $23,690. Construction managers in this state earn $62,890/yr and there are 1,600 employed.
Also, within the project management schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from project management, 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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