Mississippi contains twelve schools that offer surgical technologist programs. Blue Cliff College, the highest-ranking surgical technologist school in MS, has a total student population of 238 and is the 1505th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 surgical technologist schools in Mississippi, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Antonelli College comes out as the most expensive ($19,503/yr), with Pearl River Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,515/yr.
Surgical Technologist students from Mississippi schools who go on to become surgical technologists, surgeons, surgical technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 91,250 people working as surgical technologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $40,710. Also, Surgeons make on average $219,770 per year and there are about 44,560 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Mississippi alone, there are 470 employed surgeons earning an average yearly salary of $192,890. Surgical technologists in this state earn $32,640/yr and there are 1,060 employed.
Also, within the surgical technologist schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from surgical technologist, 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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