Mississippi contains six schools that offer spanish programs. University of Mississippi Main Campus, the highest-ranking spanish school in MS, has a total student population of 15,932 and is the 1306th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 spanish schools in Mississippi, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Millsaps College comes out as the most expensive ($16,924/yr), with Mississippi University for Women as the lowest recorded at only $7,928/yr.
Spanish students from Mississippi schools who go on to become spanish teachers, spanish interpreters, spanish tutors, spanish language and culture specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 27,020 people working as foreign language and literature teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $63,300. Also, Vocational education teachers make on average $52,030 per year and there are about 114,420 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Mississippi alone, there are 1,240 employed vocational education teachers earning an average yearly salary of $45,910. Foreign language and literature teachers in this state earn $53,710/yr and there are 120 employed.
Also, within the spanish schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from spanish, 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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