There are many colleges in Mississippi near the city of Jackson, the state capital. Like most states, colleges range from four year public universities to two year community college. Let’s look at some NCES stats about the Magnolia state:
Salary BreakdownAccording to the College Scorecard alums from Mississippi State University earn the highest average salary. 10 years after graduating, the average salary is about $74,200. Meanwhile, the 2017 mean annual wage in Mississppi is $39,420. You do the math!
According to the College Scorecard alums from Mississippi State University earn the highest average salary. 10 years after graduating, the average salary is about $74,200. Meanwhile, the 2017 mean annual wage in Mississppi is $39,420. You do the math!
Mississippi is also a member of the Academic Common Market. This tuition savings plan is offered when a desired degree is not offered by a college in that state. Students can enroll in an out of state college that offer their degree program and pay the school's in state tuition rate. Other nearby states that participate are Georgia and Alabama.
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Source for school statistics and data is the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System.
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