Mississippi contains five schools that offer ultrasound programs. Blue Cliff College, the highest-ranking ultrasound school in MS, has a total student population of 238 and is the 1505th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 ultrasound schools in Mississippi, only 1 has 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 Itawamba Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,688/yr.
Ultrasound students from Mississippi schools who go on to become ultrasonographers, ultrasound technicians, ultrasound specialists, ultrasound professionals, 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, 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. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $51,630/yr and there are 430 employed.
Also, within the ultrasound schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from ultrasound, 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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