Mississippi contains three schools that offer sonography programs. Hinds Community College, the highest-ranking sonography school in MS, has a total student population of 11,752 and is the 4160th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 sonography schools in Mississippi, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Jones County Junior College comes out as the most expensive ($6,213/yr), with Itawamba Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,688/yr.
Sonography students from Mississippi schools who go on to become sonographers, sonography specialists, diagnostic medical sonographers, ultrasonographers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,630 people working as diagnostic medical sonographers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $63,640. Also, Pediatricians, general make on average $161,410 per year and there are about 29,460 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Mississippi alone, there are 330 employed pediatricians, general earning an average yearly salary of $174,540. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $51,630/yr and there are 430 employed.
Also, within the sonography schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from sonography, 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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