Mississippi contains 41 schools that offer wedding planning programs. Southern Methodist University, the highest-ranking wedding planning school in MS, has a total student population of 10,891 and is the 976th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 41 wedding planning schools in Mississippi, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Dallas comes out as the most expensive ($36,482/yr), with Bainbridge College as the lowest recorded at only $2,087/yr.
Wedding Planning students from Mississippi schools who go on to become wedding planners, event planners, wedding consultants, bridal consultants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,530 people working as meeting and convention planners alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $48,060. Also, Travel agents make on average $32,450 per year and there are about 76,990 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Mississippi alone, there are 90 employed travel agents earning an average yearly salary of $25,700. Meeting and convention planners in this state earn $42,140/yr and there are 170 employed.
Also, within the wedding planning schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from wedding planning, 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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